Wednesday, March 10, 2004
CNN.com - An edgy show about God - Mar 10, 2004
"Most Christians stop their religious education in elementary school, so they approach adult problems with a childlike view that religion is all about rules, Robinson said. Joan of Arcadia' moves beyond that without being preachy, he said. 'It doesn't make God look silly or mundane. It makes God look more complicated, and that's a good thing.'"
There are three dramas we tend to watch each week: NYPD Blue, Law & Order variations, and Joan of Arcadia. The latter has made our rotation because it's good without being sappy, intelligent without talking down, and mysterious without being off its rocker.