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Air Date: October 3rd, 2006

Network: NBC

Series Summary
A small Texas town has high expectations for its top-ranked football team.

Rating: TV14

Genres: Football, Drama


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  • No spoilers here, but there's a twist at the end of tonight's hour of Friday Night Lights that will reverberate through the season. This is cause for concern: The addition of a sustained mystery, not to mention the sight of teens jumping through windows to meet sex partners, could render Friday Night Lights more like every other show. Still, if it makes the story more accessible for those who crave a more literal narrative without altering the basic nature of the series, I'm for it. [5 Oct 2007, p.F-02] Show More

  • As you watch the look of quiet determination spread across his player's faces, it becomes clear that the show's final season may not be perfect, but it still has the power to make you feel like storming the football field yourself. Show More

  • Football is the framework for what remains a gritty, family drama with enormous heart. Show More

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