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The Washington City Paper’s weekly look at the WB network’s weekly look at our fair city. We watch it so you don’t have to.
Key Plot Line:
Sarah’s interview with the family of a murder victim from Anacostia undercuts Mason’s campaign for a parental-responsibility law. The ensuing fight nearly ruins their friendship—and teaches them a little something about what’s important in this chilly, chilly town.
TV Announcer: All the while, cars were speeding by on Rock Creek Parkway, unaware of the horror unfolding nearby.
Sarah: It’s horrible, but it’s not news. It’s just the atrocity du jour.
Finley: If you ask me, it’s all about accountability. I mean, where are the parents?
Sarah: That’s a great story angle!
Lesson for All of Us:
Anacostia tragedies can make it onto national TV—if both victim and culprit are white.
Pete gets lucky in fitting room with Neiman Marcus sales associate.
There is no next week. Those bastards at the WB pulled D.C. off the air before sweeps week! CP