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Report: Fox Cancels BACKSTROM

May 8, 2015 by  
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Fox has opted to not order a second season of BACKSTROM. BACKSTROM creator Hart Hanson — whose long-running series, BONES was picked up for an 11th season today — shared the cancellation news on Twitter: Sorry Portland! And very sorry to the great crew Backstrom enjoyed in Vancouver. You were fantastic and we were lucky […]

BACKSTROM Finale Recap: ‘Rock Bottom’

April 30, 2015 by  
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Hello BACKSTROM fans! What did you think of this season (and possible series) finale, “Rock Bottom”? We see Backstrom’s health catch up with him as Dr. Deb realizes he hasn’t quit drinking or smoking or (worse in his mind) lying about it. I thought the episode was pretty good, and it was nice to see […]

BACKSTROM Recap: ‘Corkscrewed’

April 23, 2015 by  
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Hello BACKSTROM fans! Here we are at the next to last episode of the first season. What did you think of this one, “Corkscrewed”? I thought it was interesting and a good character study. There’s a lot to discuss, so let’s get to it! Tweet

BACKSTROM Recap: ‘Love is a Rose and You Better Not Pick It’

April 9, 2015 by  
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Hello BACKSTROM fans! It’s hard to believe we are in the final half of season 1. I have to say that the past couple of episodes, including this one — “Love is a Rose and You Better Not Pick It” — have been great, and the show’s style has been more successful lately. I would […]

BACKSTROM Recap: ‘Inescapable Truth’

April 2, 2015 by  
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Hello, BACKSTROM viewers! Did you like this episode, “Inescapable Truth”? There were some good laughs, some hints of romance, and the episode had a darker side as well. All combined, it felt a little uneven at points, but for the most part, the episode worked for me—and there certainly were many truths inescaped learned. There’s […]

BACKSTROM Recap: ‘Give ‘Til It Hurts’

March 26, 2015 by  
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Hey BACKSTROM fans! The show is back after a mini-break, and this episode, Give ‘Til it Hurts, saw Portland’s Special Crimes Unit investigating the death of a wealthy philanthropist, featured many of them in formal wear (it’s a good look), and more scenes with Backstrom’s ex-fiance Amy, played as always by the great Sarah Chalke. […]

BACKSTROM: Rainn Wilson Teases Meeting Backstrom’s Father

March 5, 2015 by  
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Another piece of BACKSTROM’s title character falls into place with tonight’s episode: viewers will meet his father. As you might expect, Backstrom and his father, Sheriff Blue Backstrom (guest star Robert Forster), don’t exactly have the best relationship. In fact…Backstrom can’t stand the guy. On the show’s Vancouver set, Rainn Wilson (Backstrom) teased a bit […]

BACKSTROM Video: Kris Polaha Reveals the Origins of the Newly-Revealed Romance — and Brainstorms Potential (Awkward) Couple Names

February 27, 2015 by  
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BACKSTROM revealed a secret romance in last night’s episode, “Ancient, Chinese, Secret.” According to series star Kristoffer Polaha (Niedermeyer), the seeds were planted from the start, as he told his co-star, Beatrice Rosen (Paquet) they should just play that there was something there. And, voilà! On the show’s Vancouver set, Polaha spoke with reporters about […]

BACKSTROM Recap: ‘Ancient, Chinese, Secret’

February 26, 2015 by  
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Hey, BACKSTROM fans! This episode, “Ancient, Chinese, Secret,” features money, a laundry, and money laundering. There’s also a case surrounding the murder of a psychic, and this allows both the characters and the audience to see a little bit into the future, for better or worse. There’s a lot to discuss, so let’s get to […]

On the Set of BACKSTROM: The Cast Teases ‘Ancient, Chinese, Secret’

February 26, 2015 by  
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On tonight’s episode of BACKSTROM, the team investigates the death of a Chinese fortune teller…and, naturally, as they work through the case — and deal with alleged psychics — secrets are being revealed about members of the SCU. As the cast of BACKSTROM filmed “Ancient, Chinese, Secret,” they took some time out of their production […]

BACKSTROM Exclusive Video: The Cast (and Hart Hanson) Goof Around While Promoting the Series

February 24, 2015 by  
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Think you know the new Fox series, BACKSTROM? Well, just wait until you hear the cast and creator Hart Hanson attempt to explain it. In the (hilarious) exclusive video below, the cast — Rainn Wilson, Dennis Haysbert, Genevieve Angelson, Kristoffer Polaha, Page Kennedy, Beatrice Rosen, and Thomas Dekker — and Hanson share their pitches for […]

BACKSTROM Recap: ‘Bogeyman’

February 19, 2015 by  
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Hey, BACKSTROM fans! How did you like this darker episode, “Bogeyman”? I have to say it is my favorite of the series so far. I thought the case was interesting, and each character was used appropriately, even if some of those ways were unexpected. There’s a lot to discuss, so let’s get it on! Tweet

BACKSTROM Recap: ‘I Am a Bird Now’

February 12, 2015 by  
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Hey BACKSTROM fans! The show is getting into the swing of things, and this episode, “I Am a Bird Now,” dealt with issues of gender expression, the way romantic or platonic couples lie to one another, and whether being good has anything to do with the rules. There’s a lot to discuss, so let’s get […]

BACKSTROM Exclusive Clip: Backstrom and Amy Go Head-to-Head Over His ‘Justified’ Shooting

February 11, 2015 by  
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BACKSTROM’s title character is in hot water. While viewers know that Backstrom shot a suspect (and himself) in the show’s pilot, his claim that it was a justified shooting — and that Visser shot him — is being investigated by the Civilian Oversight Committee…led by Backstrom’s ex-fiancee, Amy (Sarah Chalke). When the two go head-to-head […]

BACKSTROM Recap: ‘Takes One to Know One’

February 5, 2015 by  
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Hello BACKSTROM fans! What did you think of this episode, “Takes One to Know One”? There were three plots interwoven throughout the hour: a case involving the death of a Portland youth pastor, Backstrom’s battle with both nightmares and insomnia, and the introduction of Backstrom’s ex-fiancée, Amy Gazanian, played by Sarah Chalke. There’s a lot […]

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