In the news: Crusoe part Lost, part MacGyver, part Gilligan’s Island

From Rob Salem of the Toronto Star:

  • Crusoe, by way of Gilligan and MacGyver
    “Aside from the perhaps excessive employment of ethereal, soft-focus, Jane Austen-type flashbacks, the essential innovation here is the more enlightened relationship between Crusoe and his reformed cannibal “manservant,” Friday (Tongayi Chirisa) – here a bantering brotherhood more akin to Robinson (hmm) and Scott on I Spy, Crockett and Tubbs on Miami Vice, and Riggs and Murtaugh in the Lethal Weapon flicks.” Read more.