CHASE 1.1: Pilot

If you’re going to call your TV show CHASE, it’s probably a requirement that it contain an actual chase sequence. NBC’s new CHASE gets that out of the way early by hitting the ground literally running, continuing the theme throughout the hour, and wrapping up with a chase by land, air and sea (well, river, at least).

The episode hits the ground literally running, with U.S. Marshal Annie Frost (Kelli Giddish) chasing a fugitive on foot through Fort Worth, Texas. She is joined in this pursuit by her partner, Jimmy Godfrey (Cole Hauser). Eventually Annie runs down the fugitive and after a vigorous bout of hand-to-hand combat, she subdues him.
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MAD MEN 4.9: The Beautiful Girls

This week’s MAD MEN was all about the ladies, and the myriad ways these diverse females – from daughter Sally to colleague Peggy to lover Faye to crusty matron Miss Blankenship – find to vex Don.

Nothing like a little roll in the hay, and Don (Jon Hamm) and Faye (Cara Buono) wreck his place – or at least a lamp. Unbelievably, he has to leave to meet officials from a laxative company. She prefers to keep her afternoon confidential, suggesting building a “Chinese wall.” (That means she wants to maintain a strict separation between their fiefdoms.
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