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Deception




baconTV

Reviews: 67
battlestar galactica of dramaRating: 11 likes, 0 dislikes
SLOW


tortuously slow



Review posted on Saturday, September 21st 2013 at 6:22 pm

fvckrealitytv

Reviews: 13
tedious plot evolutionRating: 6 likes, 1 dislikes


Review posted on Monday, October 28th 2013 at 12:41 am

unconshushing

Reviews: 110
Rating: 3 likes, 1 dislikes
meh

Review posted on Sunday, June 15th 2014 at 3:08 am

raven.sirius

Reviews: 6
Deception is unlikely to become infamousRating: 0 likes, 12 dislikes
I have to say right now that I'm watching episode 8 and I've just heard myself say "Oh God! I hope this show gets cancelled soon!"
Unfortunately it's on NBC. Which means it will probably end up going to syndication.
The best thing I can say about it is that it's not crap. The premise is standard soap opera drama, shady back room deals, crime cover-ups, moneyed family intrigues, wild children and scary patriarchs. All of the same stuff that Revenge has, without the tension.
Because the central family is so entitled it is difficult to sympathize with their plight. The interloper, who happens to be the lead roll of Undercover Detective Joanna Locasto (Meagan Goode), has been extremely underwritten and her motives thin and tired.
The patriarch, Robert Bowers (Victor Garber) shows an increased range from Alias, a bit like what a window shutter is to that old wooden rocking chair on Grans back verandah. He does still manage to convey some of the nuances required for the role.
However the evil, empathetic Sen. Dwight Haverstock (John Laroquette) brings a real presence to the screen.
The real shining light so far is Mia Bowers (Ella Rae Peck). She was well cast and it seems that she is in her wheel house. She proves to have real emotional integrity when put under the pressures of her situation.
I guess my real problem with the show is that it is too tame. 10pm on a Monday night, in the year 2013, is well late enough to put some meat into the story, the characters, the language... by being so underwhelming I feel NBC is letting down their audience, actors and themselves.

Review posted on Sunday, March 3rd 2013 at 9:15 pm



Warning: Deception guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Drama
Status: Canceled
Network: NBC ( USA)
Airs: Mondays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: January 07, 2013
Ended: March 18, 2013
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