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January 10, 1992 | HOWARD ROSENBERG
How awful can television get? And how distinctive? Well. . . . He looks like he was used to drag the muddy bottom of a bayou. Either that or something your dog or cat threw up on the rug. He's a watery, spongy, mossy mess of stringy vegetation, matted fungus and green ooze. Yet beneath this icky exterior, thumps a heart of gold. There are many reasons to watch cable television. "Swamp Thing"--prime-time's slime with a social conscience--doesn't appear to be one of them. Not on the surface.
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January 10, 1992 | HOWARD ROSENBERG
How awful can television get? And how distinctive? Well. . . . He looks like he was used to drag the muddy bottom of a bayou. Either that or something your dog or cat threw up on the rug. He's a watery, spongy, mossy mess of stringy vegetation, matted fungus and green ooze. Yet beneath this icky exterior, thumps a heart of gold. There are many reasons to watch cable television. "Swamp Thing"--prime-time's slime with a social conscience--doesn't appear to be one of them. Not on the surface.
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