Monday, January 26, 2009

Show to watch out for: Dollhouse

So, I know most of you probably do not have time to add an hour show to your week but I beg you to check out Dollhouse, premiering Friday, February 13 on Fox. Why? Funny you should ask...

Reasons to Watch Dollhouse:
1. Joss Whedon is the mastermind behind it! For all of you living under a non pop culture rock the past 20 years, Joss Whedon is amazing. He is the creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and Firefly (also made into the movie Serenity). He also did an awesome webshow called Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog if you haven't checked it out, do it! It's on i-Tunes. He is pretty much the king of all pop culture geeks. Google him.
2. It stars Eliza Dushku. She's hot. Plus she can act. And her last awesome show was canceled (Tru Calling, anyone *crickets* yeah I thought so)
3. The plot is awesome. It's actually creative. And I don't know about you, but I am tired of reality shows, actually I never really liked reality shows. This is the Wikipedia run down:
In Dollhouse, Eliza Dushku plays a young woman named Echo, a member of a group of people known as "Actives" or "Dolls." The Dolls have had their personalities wiped clean so they can be imprinted with any number of new personas, including memory, muscle memory, skills, and language, for different assignments. They're then hired out for particular jobs, crimes, fantasies, and occasional good deeds. On missions, Actives are monitored internally (and remotely) by Handlers. In between tasks, they are mind-wiped into a child-like state and live in a futuristic dormitory/laboratory, a hidden facility nicknamed "The Dollhouse". The story follows Echo, who begins, in her mind-wiped state, to become self-aware.
4. I'll give you a cookie if you watch it.

These are all very good reasons. Watch Dollhouse, you won't be sorry. But you will be if you don't. Just kidding! Kind of.


1 comment:

  1. I think this definitely looks like a promising show. It kind of reminds me of the movie "The Island." Great review!