The title of this item is a pun, actually. It really refers to a new program on the USA Network, premiering tonight at 10 p.m EST. Underfunded tells the story of Darryl Freehorn, a Canadian secret service agent who suffers perpetual indignities because of the low budget the government gives the organization. He has to use dial-up internet service, for example, and travels by Greyhound bus rather than jet.
Pluck, cleverness, and determination serve him well, however, as he always manages to save the day, "solving world-threatening conspiracies on a small-time budget," according to the program’s website.
It sounds like a funny concept, and the program is co-written and co-produced by David Breckman, a Monk staff writer and brother of Monk creator-producer Andy Breckman.
Tonight’s episode is in a 90-minute slot and serves as the pilot for a planned series.
Thanks for your article. I am confused. What is the difference between “classical liberalism” and the “conservative philosophy” advocated by Barry Goldwater in “conscience of a conservative”. If you have any good books to help me understand terms, etc. that would be appreciated.
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