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March 12, 2009

Dollhouse S01e03

Episode three of Dollhouse is a perfect example of why I think the entire concept is flawed. I don’t care about some made up rockstar, I don’t care about Echo saving her.

Poor.

The entire show seems to be a vehicle for Eliza Dushku to act in different roles. Which shouldn’t come as a surprise, because that is exactly what Joss Whedon created the show for.

I don’t know how they’re going to get out of it being rubbish. Even the dialogue isn’t any good.

3 Comments

Amen, brother. Our site has been reviewing this show since day one and without meaning too - we like Joss Whedon - we've ended up getting pretty negative on the show pretty quickly. Doing a "Most Dangerous Game" knockoff story as your second episode is one of the biggest clues that they're just phoning it in from the start. How uninspired can you get?

The problem as I see it is that "Echo" is basically a guest star in her own show every week, which automatically makes her the least interesting person in it, no matter what they do around her.

Someone else once said "The show strikes me as basically a variation on Fantasy Island, only with more behind-the-scenes stuff on how Roarke and company *create* the fantasies. But it's no more substantial than the old Fantasy Island was."

Thank you! I was pretty proud of myself for that, too. Sometimes I show promise...