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Best Television of 2012

I haven’t written a round-up on television in 10 years. Which is strange because I watch a fair amount of television. As someone who used to want to be a screenwriter, television has always fascinated me because it provides such ample opportunity to explore humanity. I enjoy tremendously watching characters develop over time.

And even though I remain frustrated with the lack of great roles for black actors on television and with the way diversity on television is horribly superficial and disingenuous (its stupid, insulting emphasis on so-called race-blind casting makes me want to throw my television at the wall) there is still quite a lot to enjoy.

Here are the 11 shows that most thrilled me this year, after the jump.

 

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The Nature of Evil

I thought about this line from Alyssa on a recent episode of Bones:

The show made a much bigger deal of those coping mechanisms and the characters ultimate concern for the humanity of the victims in earlier seasons, but I suppose that point being sufficiently established, they've kind of moved on from it.

…while watching last night's episode.

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