I can’t imagine the USA network subjecting Adrian Monk to such pandering gazes.
But the show does stand out with incredible special effects.
These are evident in super-cool “time-traveling” scenes where Carrie goes back to observe moments of her life, watching herself undetected and with a new point of view, like the Ghost of Sleuthing Past.
But for this show to last, producers have to go beyond these special effects and the crime solving, no matter how clever they may be, and focus on the heart of the character.That’s what made “Monk” so lasting–and so hard to forget.There are some good love triangles and tensions throughout the season and some really crazy cases. There’s a murder at a simulated space facility and Carrie and Delina are locked inside with a group of people, one of whom is the killer. I honestly believe it depends on how good or bad your life’s been.beat the odds by scoring a 13-episode second-season renewal after getting cancelled in May.But not everyone from the drama procedural’s cast will be back when series returns next summer.
CBS and producing studios Sony Pictures TV and CBS TV Studios locked instars Poppy Montgomery and Dylan Walsh before the series’ pickup last month.Carrie demonstrates her amazing ability early in the pilot when someone asks her what happened on a random March date in 1998.She instantly recalls sports scores and FDA approval of Viagra.“Yea, Nina, Roe, Mike and Tanya r gone,” she wrote, referring to the characters played on the show by her and fellow regulars Kevin Rankin, Michael Gaston and Britt Lower.Tonight’s premiere of the new CBS drama “Unforgettable” brings to mind another cable show, “Monk” (2002-2009).Also signed for Season 2 is Jane Curtin, who joined the series as a new regular halfway through the first season. As for the rest of the series’ regular cast, none is expected to continue as producers are evaluating the show’s creative direction.