From John Doyle of the Globe and Mail:
Cracked showcases CBCâ€™s problem â€“ public service announcement drama
“Major crimes mixed with medical issuesâ€ is how CBC describes Cracked (CBC, 9 p.m.), its new cop drama that has been running since early January. The description suggests an awkward symmetry, and Cracked is certainly that. Itâ€™s well-meaning and features some excellent acting, but itâ€™s a shambles as TV drama. Often predictable to the point of ludicrousness, it is too heavy on the â€œmedical issuesâ€ front. Read more.