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Taking a Chance on Ruby

So in an earlier post I mentioned that I would only watch the new show “Ruby and The Rockits,” if I was really bored. Well that moment has come believe it or not.

Well, that time of the week is here again, and there is another new episode on tonight.

From one episode we can see the show doesn’t kick off in the best way, by that I mean it has an awful theme song….seriously. I’ve never disliked an opening credits/theme so much.

Actually, R and the & R wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be. It was funny, and I like some of the dynamic. But there are just so many flaws.

For the first episode they just jumped in and gave like 15 seconds of back-story for some characters leading everything up to the present. They better fill in a lot of these gaps in the coming weeks, or else it’ll just be kind of spacey. (and not like Kevin Spacey, somebody better hit the cymbal on that one…please don’t.)

Also, David Cassidy stars on the show as a rock star (big surprise), and his character is named David Gallagher. I wish they could be more original because everyone knows David Gallagher as the actor from all those 7th Heaven episodes and his “badass” appearances on NUMB3RS as Buck Winters. Badass in quotation marks. That character needs a better name; although, it’s a little late.

So yes, I will watch this show, but I only give it a

5.5 out of 10

It’s fine, but it doesn’t have enough to make it stand out amongst other sitcoms. I mean, it’s not like we’ve never seen a show about a family in the music business before. This one needs to come up with something more original to stay afloat.


QATFYG:
Will you watch the next episode of “Ruby and the Rockits,” tonight at 8:30 on ABC Family?

PS:
I saw a preview for this show with a friend, and she said the girl playing Ruby “Looks like she’s 30.” Poor Alexa Vega, the darling from Spy Kids and Odd Girl Out. In fact she’s not 30 (only 20) and about only two months older than the person who made that comment. Zap.

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