Criminal Minds

Season 5 Episode 21

Exit Wounds

5
Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM May 12, 2010 on CBS
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  • The Dumbest TV Cop Show Episode Ever

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    I have seldom watched this show, but once I happened to see the beginning of a really dumb show set in Alaska. It was so bad it deserves the TV equivalent of a Raspberry Award.



    Point One: The super-cops show up and meet with the stereotypical TV sheriff. Its a dumb cliche made worse by the simple fact that there are NO SHERIFFS in Alaska. None, period. When Alaska was organized they decided to forget the whole medieval idea of the "county" and the "sheriff" and go with Boroughs. The whole of Alaska is divided into just 9 Boroughs. The few cities in Alaska and the many villages have their own police departments, but all serious crimes are investigated by the Alaska State Police, who would need the help of some chumps from Down Below the way a Moose needs headlights. Try doing some research next time cheechakos.



    Point Two: They showed some local fisherman leaving town with his family because he was afraid of the big bad bogeyman. Did any of you Hollywood screenwriters ever see a show called "Deadliest Catch" ? Do you really think that men who make a living from the most dangerous seas on earth are going to run off shaking in their boots like the pudgy actor you got to play a fisherman? Do you think that people who live surrounded by forests full of Brown Bears are going to run away like little babies because there is a Bad Man in the Woods?



    There isn't any point three because I was so disgusted I didn't watch any more.



    Screenwriter: Fail for not doing research.

    Director: Fail for not catching errors.

    Casting Person: Fail for casting some soft-faced actor as an Alaskan Fisherman with a face like rawhide and a body like steel cable.
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