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  • Nice twist on NCIS, as the psych evaluator triggering all those memories of the long-departed but not forgotten Kate turns out to be her sister, seeking closure. ...

    Matt's TV Week in Review

  • There are echoes of long-departed characters that will set off some nostalgic chimes for long-time fans, but my hope is that the new series will rekindle interest in the old one, which set the template for wonderful entertainments like Downton Abbey whose writer was also responsible for the movie Gosford Park, which I also recommend to fans of the genre.

    Ask Matt: Good Wife vs. Body of Proof, ABC Soaps, Upstairs Downstairs More!

  • He and Lendl had played memorable matches there before, during the '80s, in the long-departed Masters Grand Prix tournament.

    McEnroe Is Still Magic in Winter

  • The grass rushed to him, like a long-departed lover ready to embrace him, enfold him in a clutch that would never release.

    A LIFE UNDONE • by Robert J. Santa

  • Minadakis has chosen to add a peripatetic trumpet player Andre Wilke, who moves around upstage as the restless spirit of Amanda's long-departed husband.

    George Heymont: Blow Out Your Candles, Laura

  • ABC's much-publicized plans for AMC's final weeks on its air, which are said to include an influx of former stars from the show returning as their long-departed characters and numerous long-running storylines being brought to satisfying conclusions, will seemingly have to be altered if Prospect Park's plan to continue the show without interruption are to happen.

    Ed Martin: All My Children TV to Web Transfer Could Change Everything

  • In this sense, their long-departed residents may have left their land behind but they have left it in us as well.

    Terry Newell: The Power of the Land

  • It goes to show that the long-departed can still surprise us from beyond the grave.

    Posthumous pop: the stars who keep on selling

  • Dumb luck but you go on mouthing the words for a long-departed audience for whom you've never had anything but contempt.

    The Mockingbird Sings

  • That honor belongs to the long-departed Dr Shannon, one of the shining lights of the once great Sun-Oracle Institute for Advanced Studies, and he had been dead for years before I even started here as a lowly sysadmin.

    Epoch: podcast of my story about the death of the first AI - Boing Boing

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