Tornadoes, ferry explosions, weddings, fire, death - these are moth eaten plot devices time-honored television “events." Companion pieces to the "events" are the clamorous broadcast net promos that promise much but deliver little.
This year's dramatic series nadir was February's (sweeps, of course) Grey's Anatomy ferry crash arc aka creator Shonda Rhimes' swan dive into the shark tank. Meredith drowns, Izzie drills through the skull of a trapped victim, and, while patients croak, the staff mopes - about their hair dye jobs and weddings, etc.
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