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Critic's Notebook

Dysfunctional family

'Brothers & Sisters' promises quality, but delivers sanctimony and schmaltz

By Matthew Gilbert
Globe Staff / October 28, 2007

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ABC’s ‘‘Brothers & Sisters’’ is a fine upstanding member of the Quality Network TV Club. The drama, created by acclaimed playwright Jon Robin Baitz and TV whiz kid Greg Berlanti, is built on real-life matters such as the Iraq war and fierce political partisanship. And the cast is a full court of TV royalty, with two-time Oscar winner Sally Field ... (Full article: 961 words)

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