Mark A. Perigard
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For 550 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 55% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 43% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 2.4 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Mark A. Perigard's Scores

Average review score: 62
Highest review score: 100 Boardwalk Empire: Season 4
Lowest review score: 0 Brooklyn 11223: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 39 out of 550
550 tv reviews
    • 66 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    Mankind: The Story of All of Us is that college freshman survey course, a buffet of tasty data, a little bit about a lot. It might leave you hungry for more.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    The sets and costuming are top-notch. The musical score is brash, if redundant. The personal dramas range from silly to 
diverting.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    Legit is the sort of comedy that lets its heart beat once an episode.
    • 38 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    Do No Harm, a modern spin on Robert Louis Stevenson's "Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde," sounds lame. Yet it is so fast-paced and slickly produced, it could just be your new guilty pleasure.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    The dialogue is as arch as Desperate in its heyday.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    A series with substance and heart that doesn’t insult the city or pander to stereotypes.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    Under the Dome is the TV equivalent [of a ham sandwich], with all the fixings: a goofy, sometimes creepy, thriller from horror maestro Stephen King about a town trapped under a large invisible barrier.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    Fimmel has an odd charisma as a barbarian who sees nothing wrong with butchering a group of unarmed, cowering men. But much of the supporting cast is problematic--either­ the actors just aren’t up to the work or the characters are underwritten.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    Holloway looks leaner than his Sawyer days and cleans up nice. Ory, such a spitfire on ABC’s “Once Upon a Time” as both Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf, seems tamed here, and unfortunately, a little dull.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    The show cannily plays to teen hopes and dreams--the school, for example, is on the edge of a gorgeous beach (the kids at “90210” never had it this lush)--but there’s story for the adults as well.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    Blacklist doesn’t have the pulse, say, of a '24,' but it races in the right direction.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    There may be fewer jump scares, but this could turn out to be the best Horror Story.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    Resurrection does something few dramas do today — it gives its characters breathing room to absorb and react to the fantastic in their lives, rather than forcing them to run from one plot point to another. Some will find this pace too leisurely.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    True Detective will linger with you long after the credits roll, a grim journey into night.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    This bleak depiction of hospital work locates the show about two degrees south of “St. Elsewhere.” And yet, after I finished the first three episodes, I realized I was hooked; I wanted more.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    Filmed in South Africa, Sails is awash in lush scenery, bloody expensive sets and brutal action. You’ve probably never seen a sword fight like the one that caps tonight’s episode.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    Buoyed by A-list star power, The Normal Heart beats erratically for more than two hours, yet delivers a gut punch in its climax.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    With its frantic pacing, ­vicious masterminds and ­valiant law enforcement agents, Crisis might remind you of Fox’s “24.” Not the best seasons of “24,” but still. There’s a lot to be said for a show that works up a sweat trying to surprise you.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    The dark tone might be the greatest barrier at first to viewers, but the cast rolls with the wisecracks.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    Bell, who started out as a child actor, has matured into a compelling leading man and he seems capable of conveying Abraham’s troubling journey into the underbelly of the war effort.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    This little sitcom reminds you how rare female friendship is on prime time TV--and just how much fun it can be.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    Not much is different for the fourth season of FX’s most popular comedy, except possibly an uptick in the production budget and guests.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    There were moments when I wanted to give up on Penny Dreadful. Then there is the ending of the second episode--a horrific jolt that changes everything you thought you knew about one character--and, well, I can’t wait to see what happens next.
    • 17 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    Stalker is the kind of show that will have you checking the locks on your door--and changing­ your Facebook status to “guarded­ by rabid pitbulls.”
    • 66 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    Diplomacy by its nature doesn’t lend itself well to visual storytelling. Perhaps that’s why the show adds a conspiracy element.... Give props to Madam Secretary for the casting.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    Halt and Catch Fire’s operating system is solid, crafty and cunning. Boot it up.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    Extant plays with genres, mixing sci-fi, conspiracy thriller and scenes from a struggling marriage. It also asks some daring questions about the collision of machine and humanity.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    Like Amy’s “Parks and Recreation,” the humor is never mean.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    This show is a bit too easy, given that its source material has become a parody of itself. For those who have grown sick of the Bravo formula squabbling, these antics may be a tonic.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    The unscripted series is surprisingly engrossing and probably more valuable than two years of film school for would-be auteurs.