TV.com's Swell-o-vision vs. Hell-o-vision (May 7)

Here's what we thought was out of sight and just not right on TV this week.

Swell:

... The final minutes of this week's Breaking Bad
The most suspenseful scene of this television season saw Hank being pursued by the Mexican cartel assassin twins. And someone ended up with a hole in his head.

... Harry Connick, Jr. on American Idol
We loved the crack he made when first greeting Aaron Kelly. Plus, he inspired Ellen to turn up her funny.



... Buzz Aldrin yelling at the moon on 30 Rock
"I walked on your face!" He's our choice to succeed Betty White as the geriatric we fawn over.

... Dana Walsh getting dead on 24
We love you, Katee Sackhoff, but boy did we despise your character. Good riddance.

... Jason Jones' hunt for illegal immigrants on Cinco de Mayo
Because nothing is funnier than white people celebrating a fake Mexican holiday that even Mexico doesn't celebrate. Another round of Coronitas, por fay-vor!


Hell:

... Sayid's weak sendoff on Lost
Wait a second, did Sayid just die? What the?

... Barney and Ted suddenly getting back on the Robin train on HIMYM
So what, now they're both in love with Robin again? Really, guys? How convenient to get this plot going just in time for the season finale.

... Glee saying Bad Reputation over and over without singing it
You teased us and teased us and teased us and left us hanging. Thin Lizzy and Joan Jett are both mad at you.



... This trailer for MTV's next big thing
Is there a single original idea in this show?



... Tyra Banks' weirdo rabies prank on Tyra



What's on your list of loves and hates this week?

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Why do you even mention the unfunny, unwatched 30rock? You may think it's funny but it's not funny if no one is watching it! When a tree falls in the forest, if there is no one there to hear it, does it make a noise? I rest my case.
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wtf was the Tyra thing?
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ahahah the Tyra joke was hilarious.
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The buzz is amazing for the upcoming LOST episode.

Looking forward to it.
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LOST episode this week was a highlight.
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Interesting.
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Lost should be on there not just for Sayid, but for Sun and Jin. I'm sorry, but playing the sad music while they're both in water does not make it Charlie's "final" episode. Not even close. Plus, I know they love each other and everything, but when they both KNEW that they both would die, neither one of them said "you know, one of us should really stick around for our child" and got the hell out of there? I call BS. What a horrible way to end it for two beloved characters.
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Abed on community was fantastic, as was the episode.
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Heheh. I agree with the rest of the people Community should have been on the list this week.
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I think it is an absolute travesty that Community isn't on this list. Come on, it was the funniest episode on TV this week, not to mention the funniest it's been yet!
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But i think that Lost should be in the Hell-o-vision for Killing off Sun and Kin together, why can't at least one Kwon live. And what's Ji Yeon supposed to do now?
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Its all about Community and Bones this week. Come on...TV.com you messed up this week
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community was AWESOME this week! and Angela and Hodgins getting married:D yay!
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This week's Community should be at the top of your Swell column.
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i lllloooovvveee supernaturals latest episode i cannot wait till the last episode of the season and well v wasnt that good
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Im getting sort of sick and tired of this column railing on Lost almost every week. I thought Sayid's sendoff was appropriately handled in that it underscored the urgency of the situation, completed his character arc, and ultimately redeemed him. In those few seconds he found his soul and we've spent enough hours with his character to understand and feel the emotional weight behind that. I didnt need any further exposition. And apart from that, there was a lot to like about this episode, which IMO, fully delivered.
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Breaking Bad was THE best of the week!
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THANK YOU about the Bad Reputation thing. I am still pissed.
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I thought Sayid's sendoff on Lost was actually good - it was sudden, so it had the shock value, but most of all, he wasn't the evil person he was made out to be. He sacrificed himself to save the others, when he could have just stood there and done nothing. Its just a shame we'll never get to see who it was he wanted back from the dead - the obvious was Nadia, but with so many references to Shannon this season, including the teaser poster before this season started, I was thinking it was her...
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If you're a big Glee fan you should read this - this guy's a TV producer and writes these really cool pieces about the show. He always nails it... both the good and the bad

http://www.remotepatrolled.com/2010/05/glee-physical-olivia-newton-john/
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Dana Walsh going away: agreed its a great thing. Should have been sooner.
And I wouldn't say it was "Hell", but too much Angela and Hodgins on Bones. Nice story, just belongs more in the background music; like Daisy and Sweets...
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Dana Walsh going away: agreed its a great thing. Should have been sooner.
And I wouldn't say it was "Hell", but too much Angela and Hodgins on Bones. Nice story, just belongs more in the background music; like Daisy and Sweets...
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finally someone mentions that they didnt sing bad reputation. and that mtv trailer would be something id watch if the main characters was FUNNY which this one wasnt. stupid actor. stupidly normal voice
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Community was freaking epic this week. It totally murdered anything any other comedy has done this year
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T Banks is so last millenia!
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Agreed, the Sayid death could've been more memorable. LOL at Tyra..
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Okay, that 'prank' was unbelievably weird and disturbing. It wasn't even funny.
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u know what, this was just so stupid, how bout a third time, TYRA IS A FREAKING LOSER NO TALENT HACK!!!!
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omg u know what, i just gotta say that again, TYRA IS A LOSER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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wow tyra is a loser
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