I don't really have an opinion on the premise, or indeed about the program (I've never seen more than five minutes at a stretch and don't think it'd really be my cup of tea). But I ask myself whether setting that much store by what happens in Televisionland is a good thing.
Television drama, it seems to me, has the job of creating on your behalf the pictures that ordinarily form in your brain while reading a novel. Well and good: it follows that both are decent ways to engage in the storytelling that is a decent whack of human behaviour (it also lets me enjoy things like Family Guy guilt free).
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