” Gimmicks come and go, the cop show seems one genre that will never leave – not as long as people like to sit at home in the suburbs and see what awful things go on in the cities. “


” Crime dramas will never go away as long as people turn to television for, among other things, reassurance and comfort. “


” Perhaps Western civilization is in a post-decline phase, or maybe the decline is just taking a really long time, like the Roman Empire’s did. The Romans had gladiators and Christian-hungry lions and that sort of thing. We have MTV. “


” The perils of credit and debt, especially perilous in the computer age, have long been acknowledged in pop culture, but very infrequently by TV. “



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Gimmicks come and go, the cop show seems one genre that will never leave - not as long as people like to sit at home in the suburbs and see what awful things go on in the cities.
Crime dramas will never go away as long as people turn to television for, among other things, reassurance and comfort.


Perhaps Western civilization is in a post-decline phase, or maybe the decline is just taking a really long time, like the Roman Empire
The perils of credit and debt, especially perilous in the computer age, have long been acknowledged in pop culture, but very infrequently by TV.
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