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Review: NBC's 'Camp' not much to write home about yet

Review: NBC's 'Camp' not much to write home about yet

Most comedy writers prefer the confines of the set, or at least the city, for reasons both fiscal and creative. A crucible cooks up laughs as quickly as it heats up drama. But there is no reason why an hour-long coming-of-age comedy shouldn't be set in the great outdoors of a summer family camp. Lakeside locales have worked wonders in films as varied as "On Golden Pond," "Dirty Dancing," "Meatballs" and "Friday the 13th" — even "Mad Men" featured a summer camp this season. Wrap the story around a versatile performer like Rachel Griffiths as a camp director coming to terms with an unexpected divorce, and you're golden...

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