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Good Sam is a new series for CBS, about a young top surgeon who ends up as her dad's supervisor after he comes out of a coma. Jason Isaacs plays the arrogant dad and former top surgeon.

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Post by thunder » Thu Dec 30, 2021 4:38 pm

New York Post thinks they have seen this before.
https://nypost.com/2021/12/29/sophia-bu ... cal-drama/

Not a very good review, but they say no bad things about the actors.

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Post by Helen8 » Fri Dec 31, 2021 11:13 am

Not a great review. :roll: Well. We shall soon see how many weeks of Jason we'll get. :bang

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Post by Anniemouse » Fri Dec 31, 2021 6:20 pm

I hope that the show does well.

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Post by Marie » Sat Jan 01, 2022 1:58 pm

I can honestly say that soapy medical drama’s are not my thing, but I’ll watch to see Jason of course.

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Post by Hot Wheels » Sun Jan 02, 2022 12:13 pm

Hopefully, this will be a “forbidden fruit” type of review that will backfire on the reviewer(s), and actually cause more people to watch the show!

Good Sam has a good lead-in, too: the 2-hour Season Premiere of The Amazing Race, which already has numerous awards—including 15 Prime-Time Emmy Awards—of its own! I’m taking that as a good omen!

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Post by thunder » Sun Jan 02, 2022 3:37 pm

I don't expect to fall in love with this series based on what I have seen so far. If it turns out too bad, I'll just skip to Jason's scenes... if I ever get to watch it at all though. :oops:

Who knows, maybe it will surpise me... :D

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Post by Hot Wheels » Sun Jan 02, 2022 3:39 pm

thunder wrote:
Sun Jan 02, 2022 3:37 pm
I don't expect to fall in love with this series based on what I have seen so far. If it turns out too bad, I'll just skip to Jason's scenes... if I ever get to watch it at all though. :oops:

Who knows, maybe it will surpise me... :D
I’m counting on it! 👨‍⚕️

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Post by Helen8 » Wed Jan 05, 2022 12:14 am

Okay. Another review. Also tepid. But. They did like the back and forth between father and daughter.

It's the 6th review down.

https://www.tvguide.com/news/the-best-a ... 2364320010

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Post by thunder » Wed Jan 05, 2022 1:54 pm

Variety interview:
https://variety.com/2022/tv/reviews/goo ... e-comments

More positive than Variety usually is... They, thought the father - daughter bickering was good, but starting to get old by the end of ep 2...

TV-guide review mentioned that the dialogue was corny, and that has been my issues with the trailers too. (Who have ever talked like this?)

Trying to stay positive... :mrgreen:

Edit: Not easy to stay positive with this one from Hollywood Reporter:
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/tv/tv ... 235069929/
Oh dear... They say good things about Jason, though... but that is to be expected.

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Post by Hot Wheels » Wed Jan 05, 2022 2:34 pm

thunder wrote:
Wed Jan 05, 2022 1:54 pm
Variety interview:
https://variety.com/2022/tv/reviews/goo ... e-comments

More positive than Variety usually is... They, thought the father - daughter bickering was good, but starting to get old by the end of ep 2...

TV-guide review mentioned that the dialogue was corny, and that has been my issues with the trailers too. (Who have ever talked like this?)

Trying to stay positive... :mrgreen:

Edit: Not easy to stay positive with this one from Hollywood Reporter:
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/tv/tv ... 235069929/
Oh dear... They say good things about Jason, though... but that is to be expected.
The thing that bothered me was the hint that there may only be six episodes. I hope I’m seeing ghosts….

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Post by Hilary the Touched » Sun Jan 09, 2022 6:33 pm

Haven't mustered the effort to sign up for some service to watch this, and am realizing with dismay that I may not get the chance if I don't get a move on...
thunder wrote:
Wed Jan 05, 2022 1:54 pm
Oh dear... They say good things about Jason, though... but that is to be expected.
Suffering a strange feeling of déjà vu :-(

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Post by Marie » Mon Jan 10, 2022 12:17 pm

I had planned to watch it not realizing I could not stream shows on this cruise ship. I will say that Medical Dramas are not anywhere near my kind of TV show. With a lot of the reviews saying nothing new here folks - I also despair that it won’t be re-newed. Also 10PM - geez! The kind of folk who do seem to like this medical drama stuff are the age of my Mom. She does not stay up until 10PM and she does not stream.

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Post by wolfsaver » Mon Jan 10, 2022 2:07 pm

I watched this exclusively for Jason. The show itself is terrible. I really wanted to like it.

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Post by thunder » Tue Jan 11, 2022 9:16 am

Welcome back, Wolfsaver! :woot

I didn't like it either. Not the type of TV show I usually like.

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