Spies, Television

Spy TV!

March 13, 2009

There’s an excellent article over at the Onion AV Club about television spy shows. It’s like it was written just for me…

I can see how they missed The Sandbaggers, but how did they miss MI-5 / Spooks? Other than that, though, it seems pretty darn thorough — with much love for Mission: Impossible (the original, not the evil movies) and a very funny clip on the second page that makes me think I need to check out The Middleman. Almost everything you need to know about TV spy fiction — nice!

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  • Karen March 13, 2009 at 1:30 pm

    Oh, have you not seen The Middleman yet? I’m willing to bet that Jenn at least will LOVE it! Go rent it and surprise her with a DVD treat!

  • Chris East March 13, 2009 at 10:32 pm

    Nope, haven’t seen it! I actually saw some commercials when it came out, but they didn’t sell it quite as well as that YouTube mash-up did…

  • Karen March 15, 2009 at 11:29 am

    Yep — here’s what I wrote about it a while back, if that helps you make up your mind.