Rosewood premieres Wednesday, Sept. 23 on FOX at 8/7 C.
Audience - shippers who like procedurals and a decent dose of eye candy
TV Formula - Castle's setup + Bones' science/tech + House's genius + actual people skills = Rosewood
Best Character - Villa
Best Character Interaction - Rosewood and Grayson
Best Scene - Villa interrogates Juju
Least Surprising - Villa's husband…
Least Likely to Hold Up in Court - everything on the boat
MVP - the music
Best Eye Candy - Morris Chestnut running shirtless, scar or not
Biggest Cliché - yet another non-cop solving crimes with a police detective, most likely to hook up by season one's finale because there's no way they let a male and female partnership remain platonic
Most Original - records made……
The "It's a Fine Line" Award - between charming and smugly overbearing. Rosewood walks that line pretty tightly in the pilot but he's one toe away from becoming the arrogant, obnoxious genius that I hate in other shows.
The "Welcome Back" Award - Clancy Brown (the beloved Corbin on Sleepy Hollow) and Morris Chestnut (originally from Boyz in the Hood and recently from Legends, Nurse Jackie, American Horror Story, and V)
"Be honest. Did you kill Juju?" "No but we bonded in a meaningful way." "I don't want to know what that means…"
"Detective Willard, long time no see. How's the wife and kids?" "They hate me and I hate you."
"Don't get yourself killed while catching the bad guy tonight."
"Hair and nail growth after death is normal. Color change after death is super weird."
"How do we feel about a 9 year old working the grill?" "I feel great. Better her than me."
"How was the workout? I'm exhausted."
"It's all good but let's not forget, Nora. She lost her life. Always remind yourself that each day's a gift. It'll help you on your path to being a better man and less of a jacka**."
"It's undeniable. We make a great team."
"She's at pole dancing class getting ready for our honeymoon." "Oh, I really didn't need to know that." "Me either." "Haters to my left and my right. Just saying."
"So yes, I have a unique relationship with death but it has never been my obsession. My obsession is with every breath I take."
"Stop smelling the suspect."
"You need help from a pro." "Say amen. Don't disrespect the Lord." "Amen. Okay, amen." "Now you're gonna tell me everything you know. Otherwise I'm gonna drag you back to the Jacuzzi and baptize your shifty a** in a very un-Christian sort of way. Now you want to start talking."
Check out Rosewood Wednesday, Sept. 23 on FOX at 8/7 C.
Screencaps from FOX and looplr.