‘John From Cincinnati’: The Problem With CassIn our John From Cincinnati daydreams, the show is a perfectly calibrated mix of memorable characters engaging in entertainingly streetwise banter to express their thoughts about the supernatural events complicating an epic family drama.
‘John From Cincinnati’: Dr. Smith, We’re Counting on YouWe suspected Dr. Michael Smith would be more important than he looked: Despite appearing in the classically ephemeral television role of “doctor delivering the news in a hallway,” his picture and bio are listed on John From Cincinnati’s official Website. A dead giveaway.
‘John From Cincinnati’: Behold the Magic Bird!The second episode of David Milch’s John From Cincinnati continues to announce the show’s deep ambitions — and alienate plot-hungry 24 fans everywhere. Disregarding anything like suspense, John creates an eerie, foreboding air that’s more like DeLillo’s “Airborne Toxic Event” from White Noise than 24’s season-five threat.