Show me any TV episodic drama that isn't "formualic" when you strip it down to the basics
. So no, he doesn't have a point at all
Really? There are loads of them. The columnist mentions 24
and there are tons of others, from The Sweeney
to The Killing
, just in cop shows alone. Look, I know that Death in Paradise
is formulaic because it's intended
to be but not every episodic drama has to be.