Mark A. Perigard
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For 549 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 2.5 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 549
549 tv reviews
    • 66 Metascore
    • 67 Mark A. Perigard
    A&E reboots the legend of Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho,” but Bates Motel plays like a slow-burning riff on David Lynch’s “Twin Peaks” sparked by some fascinating, nuanced performances.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 67 Mark A. Perigard
    The settings never seem authentic for the Big Apple, and accents veer like partygoers after last call.... Still, Maslany shows skill in her many alternate guises, and the show has a dark sense of humor.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 67 Mark A. Perigard
    The Big C doesn’t traffic in miracles, but it does deliver small pleasures worth pondering and savoring.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 67 Mark A. Perigard
    Sit through TNT’s The Hero and “72 Hours” and REELZ’s “Race to the Scene” back-to-back, you realize how much the genre lives on the tired bone marrow of “Survivor” and "The Amazing Race."
    • 63 Metascore
    • 67 Mark A. Perigard
    The twist in the final moments suggests the series already could be catching a case of the stupids, in which case, no cast, no matter how talented, will be able to save this show.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 67 Mark A. Perigard
    If the show can cut down on crime and focus more on the squad room silliness, Brooklyn Nine-Nine has a chance of getting past probation.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 67 Mark A. Perigard
    Underwood’s Ironside rolls over everyone in his life, figuratively and literally.... As flashbacks show, Ironside was shot in the back two years ago while pursuing a suspect. His ex-partner Gary (Brent Sexton) has never recovered emotionally from what happened that night.... Their prickly relationship now is the most daring part of the show.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 67 Mark A. Perigard
    The stories aren’t quite as goofy as they could be. The series is clearly a labor of love for the creators. Still, the show has its wonderfully silly moments.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 67 Mark A. Perigard
    Mob City takes its time to lock and load, but its aim ultimately improves.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 67 Mark A. Perigard
    Garlin and McLendon-­Covey are believable as variations of “That ’70s Show’s” parents, and Gentile’s Jan Brady-style meltdowns are amusing. But Adam’s obsession with female breasts, encouraged by his grandfather “Pops” (George Segal), is creepy, considering the actor looks about 9.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 67 Mark A. Perigard
    Witches of East End is the campiest hot mess on TV.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 67 Mark A. Perigard
    If you dwell too much on the plot, you’ll fall into a chasm of disbelief.... Flowers doesn’t look like a Lifetime film, and that’s a compliment. The production moves at a brisk pace, and unlike the children’s predicament, never feels claustrophobic.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 67 Mark A. Perigard
    After hewing reasonably close to the record, at least for the trial, the film goes off the rails in its postscript.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 67 Mark A. Perigard
    A&E’s Wahlburgers is a thick heaping of Boston baked silliness starring two of Hollywood’s biggest stars and their beloved mom.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 67 Mark A. Perigard
    Boy is often silly, but this cast is just so likable.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 67 Mark A. Perigard
    Crossbones rises and falls on Malkovich’s inspired delivery and is under­cut by the show’s joyless, convoluted plotting, especially in next week’s episode.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 67 Mark A. Perigard
    There’s nothing wrong with whipping up some comfort food, of course, but Murder might leave you hungry for something more challenging an hour later.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 67 Mark A. Perigard
    Hardwick might be the most jacked actor working on TV and has some nice moments with Loren as he tries to reconnect with a love that has only grown fonder over the years. But the dialogue, slathered with f-bombs, seems lazy, and there’s not much ur­gency to the plot.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 67 Mark A. Perigard
    As the Chosen One, Egan is blond and bland. Dale and Head do well playing against type. As the Big Bad of the piece, Gabriel appears for perhaps 40 seconds of the 90-minute premiere and is still the most interesting character here.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 67 Mark A. Perigard
    Carter’s journey is rushed. If the show just pumped the brakes a bit, it might discover a heart worth following.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 58 Mark A. Perigard
    Judging from the first two episodes of the new season, Rescue Me is taking a gentler, if dopier tone. [13 June 2007, p.39]
    • Boston Herald
    • 73 Metascore
    • 58 Mark A. Perigard
    The show’s formula--particularly the ease in which the villains track down Chuck--is getting creaky.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 58 Mark A. Perigard
    After watching the first four episodes of the sixth season back-to-back--an endurance test I don’t recommend--it’s apparent Rescue Me is recycling plots.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 58 Mark A. Perigard
    Undercover presents a wonderful tribute to the working man and woman. Middle managers are the villains here, sitting at desks and docking workers for clocking in late at lunch. The hour ends with the predictable reveal.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 58 Mark A. Perigard
    Rookie Blue is set in a nondescript big city, which also serves to make the series generic. The cast, however, is spunky and promising.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 58 Mark A. Perigard
    The players have all done fine work in other venues, but the story isn't here. The network that "knows drama" needs to step it up a beat.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 58 Mark A. Perigard
    Unlike "The Wire," the pacing is lazy. Many of the moments seem authentic, but to paraphrase director Alfred Hitchcock: A good show is life minus the boring parts.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 58 Mark A. Perigard
    Tonight's mystery ultimately doesn't hang together, but it does establish the show's light mythos in an easy-to-digest way.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 58 Mark A. Perigard
    Hope you like looking at a golf ball, well, doing nothing. You'll see a lot of it during the hour. It sets the mood of The Glades. Sweltering stupidity.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 58 Mark A. Perigard
    The Salahis are the attraction here. Judging from the season teaser, the show will spend the entire season building up to the infamous dinner-crashing scene, to which the Bravo cameras appear to had access. Remember, a fame whore needs your attention to survive. Look away now.