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TBS' 'Angie Tribeca' takes the police spoof on an entertaining joy ride

TBS' 'Angie Tribeca' takes the police spoof on an entertaining joy ride

In the jumble of facts and figures and bus stop advertisements that rained down in advance of the maelstrom that is the 2016 television midseason, all I knew at first of "Angie Tribeca" was that Rashida Jones was in it playing a police detective. I assumed it was a more or less straight procedural, if probably a sparky, spiky one, which seemed perfectly reasonable, both from the standpoint of casting and as a likely left turn for Jones after "Parks and Recreation."

As it turns out, the series — which premieres Sunday on TBS with a 25-hour marathon in which the first 10 episodes will repeat five times — is a comedy, and...

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