TV Recap: Red Band Society, Garfunkel and Oates, Z-Nation

Tone Deaf.  That’s the phrase I’d been searching for (unsuccessfully) to describe Fox’s new teen dramedy Red Band Society, until I saw a blurb about a promotional poster for the show having offended people because it referred to Octavia Spencer’s character Nurse Jackson as “Scary Bitch.”  And it hit me – that sums up perfectly how deaf this entire show really is.

What an inauspicious start to the fall season.

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