Link: Canadian cop show Blood and Water puts multiculturalism first

From Kate Taylor of The Globe and Mail:

Canadian cop show Blood and Water puts multiculturalism first
Whatever critical or popular success Blood and Water eventually achieves, one of the things that makes it particularly refreshing is that it neither condescends nor panders to Chinese ethnic pride: This is not a show about cultural identity for the most part, nor does it insist that all Chinese people are sympathetic and colourful. By episode two, that wealthy family is looking just regularly snotty. They are characters in an international melodrama that should have emerged in Canada years ago. For multicultural television, it’s better late than never. Continue reading.

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Prior to becoming a television critic and partner at TV, Eh?, Greg David was a critic for TV Guide Canada, the country's most trusted source for TV news. He has interviewed television actors, actresses and behind-the-scenes folks from hundreds of television series from Canada, the U.S. and internationally. He is a podcaster, public speaker, weekly radio guest and educator, and past member of the Television Critics Association.
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One thought on “Link: Canadian cop show Blood and Water puts multiculturalism first”

  1. Hope she doesn’t die of cancer right off the bat. That would be a downer. Show sounds very intriguing and finally showcases the people of Vancouver and not just the city. I’ll be checking this one out for sure. Canadians make good cop shows.

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