The Poker Face Of Modern TV Justice

Natasha Lyonne and Rian Johnson’s new series entertainingly reinvents some classic tropes

Nick Barlow

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Poker Face airs on Peacock in the US and Sky Max/Now TV in the UK

American TV has a long history of series based on a traveller who, often inadvertently, finds themselves bringing justice to a place and then moving on down the road to somewhere else, searching for a resolution to their own quest. He might arrive on…

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Nick Barlow

Former academic and politician, now walking, cycling and working out what comes next. https://linktr.ee/nickbarlow