John Plunkett

John Plunkett
John Plunkett's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Guardian
Publications: Guardian

TV Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
74% Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: Season 1 (TV, 2006-2007) Sure, Studio 60 isn't as good as the West Wing. But what is? It's still better than most of the stuff on the box at the moment. - Guardian EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2019
50% Robin Hood: Season 1 (TV, 2006-2009) The opening episode takes a while to warm up -- it's a scene setter -- but there is plenty of action in a swashbuckling finale. - Guardian EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2018
90% The Inbetweeners: Series 3 (TV, 2008-2010) This time it's, well, pretty much the same as before. But moaning that the E4 comedy is a bit samey is like complaining that Don Draper is too messed up in Mad Men. That's the point. - Guardian EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2018
100% Spaced: Season 2 (TV, 1999-2001) It worked because everything was spot on - the script, the direction and the casting, with a bunch of supporting characters who you could imagine all being given a spin-off show in their own right. - Guardian EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
90% Extras: Season 2 (TV, 2005-2007) As such, some of the in-gags might turn part of the audience off - oh look, here comes the BBC head of comedy! - but those that get them will love them. - Guardian EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2018