Warm milk. A bath in lavender soap. An old episode of the 80s TV adaptation of Babar. These are the three things that every parent knows can relax and put to sleep even the fussiest of toddlers. Glory be, as Nelvana’s Babar, long a mainstay of VHS, the early morning hours of family-friendly cable channels,
What do secret agents, Fu Manchu, Star Trek parodies and lemurs have in common? They’re all part of the DVD box set “Mystery Science Theater 3000, Vol XXIII.” See what Tony Redman has to say about it in his review!
We now have a cable television subculture saturated with antiheroes. Walter White on “Breaking Bad,” Tommy Gavin on “Rescue Me,” Patty Hewes on “Damages,” Nucky Thompson on “Boardwalk Empire” and, to a certain degree, Don Draper on “Mad Men.” Add to that list Dexter Morgan, the titular “hero” of this Showtime series and you have one hell of a party.