Rookie Blue Blows!


So let's see...


Multi-racial group of charming newbies? Check.


A setting rife with life-and-death drama? Check.


A wise-ass with a deep soul and floppy hair? Check.


Thoughtful voice-over narration by willowy lead with a family history? Check.


Color in the title? Check.


Charm, likeability or original thought? Child, please.


Seriously, shoot me now. Because after last night's debut of this Grey's Anatomy wannabe — which packed more guns and less heat than GA at its worst — I'd rather take a bullet than endure anymore. The new cop drama-slash-massive-cliché steals so much from ABC's med-head hit, it should be brought in for grand theft. Except there is nothing grand about Blue, save for the casting of Heroes vet Missy Peregrym and Everwood's Gregory Smith.


Sadly, the fact that they deserve so much better than this mess is just another charge in the long list of offenses it commits against viewers, who also deserve better than an endless parade of cookie-cutter scenarios that ranged from weak (Officer McSexy stripping down in front of the slightly aroused underling) to WTF (a weepy addict confesses all to the understanding pretty lady with a badge).


People may be able to smell a new cop like they can smell fresh paint, as Peregrym's wizened partner said. But we just smell a stinker.


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Jun 25, 2010 2:30PM EDT

wow, it's the first eppy, I don't remember Grey's 1st being that great..give it a chances to suck or not

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Jun 26, 2010 12:18AM EDT

I actually LOVED it! Best thing i've seen on ABC so far this summer anyway. I hate when ppl go nuts after the pilot. lol its the friggan pilot, give it a few tries to establish itself. Look what happened to Happy Town, cancelled after like THREE episodes (though 8 are airing) like COME ON! Abc is just terrible, so I'm finally excited to see something on I'll be tuning in for. This is a summer filler series, ppl aren't necessarily looking for new and original. Summer is for guilty pleasures lol, and so what if its Grey's with Guns, I loved it :) .... Amazing cast by the way!

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Jun 28, 2010 9:30AM EDT

i love it too!and the cast fantastic :D it's look fresh,young and sexy:D so will def tune!and it's a summer so it will be my guilty preasure
common give this show a chance!

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Aug 7, 2010 11:19AM EDT

Agreed with all of the above, been watching this series so far.
Seems pretty sweet, disagree with you completely.
Don't hate, deal with it

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