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As with all art and media, television has a great capacity to vary widely in its quality. Some shows are universally loved and revered, a la “Breaking Bad” or “Mad Men.” However, as unfortunate as it is, it is a lot more likely for a show to be just straight up awful. And not the good kind of awful that makes you want to watch it to see how bad it can get, like “Sharknado.” I mean awful in the sense that it takes itself very seriously when nobody watching it will do the same. Now, having grown up, I realize that it was probably pretty hard to distinguish between  good and bad television shows. At least in my case, I didn’t have a solidified taste yet, so I couldn’t tell the difference.. For that reason, I think it would be interesting to take a look at some shows that…

Uncle Jesse (John Stamos), Joey (Dave Coulier), Danny (Bob Saget) and Aunt Becky (Lori Loughlin) are all back for a nostalgic blast from the past that has critics hating on this much-anticipated reunion. I understand the conflict with the show’s corny humor and attempted warm moments that always ended with hugs.  However, keep in mind that the show is a revival of a sitcom filmed at a time when G-rated shows were the bomb! I must come to the defense of DJ (Candace Cameron-Bure), Stephanie (Jodie Sweetin), and the goofy Kimmy Gibbler (Andrea Barber). The show opens with a pan of the revamped Tanner Family kitchen, reintroducing the central location we remember all too well. There’s Danny’s classic corniness, Uncle Jesse’s suave Elvis Presley-loving personality and Joey’s bullwinkle impersonation (while in his Bugs Bunny pajamas of course). Jesse and Joey engage in their usual banter while Aunt Beckie makes her…