Monday, December 22, 2008

One of these things is not like the other....

So, CBS has been running ads all over town declaring that their new show, The Mentalist, is their number one new show. But, me confused: isn't that this? Only more serious and with an Aussie dude?

Now yes, I'm totally biased here, since PSYCH is one of my favorite shows on TV, but let's examine the evidence, shall we? (After all, that's what they would do on one of these shows, wouldn't they?!)

This is how CBS describes their show:THE MENALIST stars Golden Globe Award nominee Simon Baker as Patrick Jane, an independent consultant with the California Bureau of Investigation (CBI), who has a remarkable track record for solving serious crimes by using his razor sharp skills of observation.

And here's what PSYCH is about:
PSYCH is a quick-witted comedy/drama starring James Roday as young police consultant Shawn Spencer who solves crimes with powers of observation so acute that Santa Barbara PD detectives think he’s psychic.

Discuss.

4 comments:

drey said...

Haven't watched either, but I do have Psych on my "to watch" list, just because I loved Dule Hill on The West Wing. =)

Irina G said...

I actually heard this mentioned before, and I totally agree...

talk about a rip-off!

PSYCH is way better, cuter, & funnier anyway..

Lilly's Life said...

I havent seen Psych but have seen the Mentalist. Took me a while to get into but as a fellow Aussie I do have a soft spot for Simon....

Sherri said...

Hi Brenda! Never watched The Mentalist but I love Psych! As campy as the show can be, it is so entertaining. :o)