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Online TV Series Has Drama, Lacks Staying Power

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Sam Has 7 Friends is an experiment in television-style programming online. There are 60 one-minute episodes in the series, and the finale is scheduled for Dec. 15th.

Television critic Andrew Wallenstein offers a review.

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