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Sitcoms Consult Scientists For Accuracy

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Harvey Pekar Makes His Opera Debut

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Minnelli's New Show Honors Musical Godmother

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'Dusty': PBS Vet Takes Kids' TV Out Of The Box

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'Taken' Lightly: An Unintentionally Funny Abduction

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Bill Paxton Brings A Whole Lotta 'Love' To HBO

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