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Summer TV 2008: Summer of Love (and Hate)

Summer TV 2008: Summer of Love (and Hate)

Normally summer is a vast wasteland of reruns, crappy game shows and the worst that reality television has to offer. But this season there is actually some stuff worth watching. We've sifted through the crap and investigated the most "buzzworthy" shows to find out what's actually worth your time.

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6-9
Weecap

What If It All Goes...Snore

Finale - Shawn Mayer gets the early boot, which leaves us with the Gabe/Melissa showdown that we've been building up to all season. Melissa wins, finally nailing a legitimate excuse to get away from all those kids for a while.

08.04.2008 B

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6-8
Weecap

Consoled a Cup of Coffey, But It Didn’t Wanna Talk

Four Left - The contestants each go to their hometowns and perform for legions of local fans, Coffey finally gets the boot, and Jeffrey Steele tells us doubters to kiss his country ass.

07.28.2008
07.29.2008
B-

Potes

6-7
Weecap

We’ll Sweep Out the Ashlees in the Morning

Five Left - It’s original song night! Cof-FAY is inexplicably safe again, Melissa and Gabe are dependable as usual, Ashlee and Shawn land in the bottom two, and the judges work their hardest to convince us that there’s actual talent on this show.

07.21.2008
07.22.2008
B+

Potes

6-6
Weecap

Whine Colored Roses

Six Left - With just one roll of the eyes, Laura & Sophie's reign of terror -- and, most likely, their friendship -- is over. That's good news for us, and for Shawn Mayer, who lives to see another week and sticks it to her cheating exes.

07.14.2008
07.15.2008
B+

Potes

6-5
Weecap

Achy Breaky Heart

Eight Left - While Tommy Stanley gets the early axe and Pearl Heart faces the boot after giving their best performance of the season, Laura & Sophie live to torment us, the judges, and each other for another week.

07.07.2008
07.08.2008
B

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6-4
Weecap

The Handsome Families

Nine Left - All the contestants get surprise visits from their families, which leads to lots of tearful moments. While Melissa and Gabe continue to separate themselves from the pack, matching wardrobe enthusiasts Laura & Sophie face off against Alyson in the bottom two. We also briefly get to meet, and fall in love with, Billy Ray Cyrus' punk son.

06.30.2008
07.01.2008
B+

Potes

6-3
Weecap

Pop Goes the Country

Ten Left - It's pop week! It's awfully hard to distinguish this from the past two weeks, but just play along. Sophie & Laura continue to play up their kiddie porn image, Melissa sings the hell out of "True Colors," and Justin peaks just a little too late.

06.23.2008
06.24.2008
B

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6-2
Weecap

Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Third Town

Eleven Left - The judges mentor the contestants at the Resort for Wayward Gaylords, Alyson suddenly gets much better, the producers delight in making the big girl sweat, and Third Town heads to Fist City.

06.16.2008
06.17.2008
B

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6-1
Weecap

Monday Evening, Coming Down

Season Premiere - We've got teenage girls who dress identically, a guy named after his favorite drink, a naval engineer waiting for his first big veneers endorsement deal, a male model who can't sing all that well but makes really fine wallpaper, and a whole lotta twang.

06.09.2008
06.10.2008
B+

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