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Monday, July 12, 2010

SUMMER TV REVIEW: HUGE

HUGE casts an unlikable Nikki Bronski (Of HAIRSPRAY) in a show that comes across as MEATBALLS on steroids. It's actually kind of winsome and nice to see a cast of weight-challenged kids who don't fit the current skinny bitch stereotypes that populate 90210 and GOSSIP GIRL. By making the characters more accessible to a generation of overweight kids, the show seems to be saying that its okay to be yourself: but that even at a fat camp there can still be mean girls. Not a brilliant show, but the pilot was pretty well-produced. B

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