ABC’s marketing department needs to be fired.
If you’re like me, you endured months of promos for “The Unusuals,” the new cop show set up in the unenviable post-“Lost” timeslot. And, if you’re like me, you quickly grew tired of the quirk being shoved down your throats.
“They arrest people in hot dog costumes and one-man bands! Ain’t that wacky? We think so, hee hee hee haw haaaaw!”
After three months of this, I not only didn’t want to watch the show, I was violently against it. But I am also a man who will watch almost any pilot, provided they give me something. And as annoying as the promos made the premise seem, “odd cops, odd criminals” is, to me, at least worth a gander.
So imagine my surprise when “The Unusuals” turned out to be not that odd at all. Just good.