In the first episode of ‘Backstrom,’ Rainn Wilson is just another savant

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The following review discusses plot points from the first episode of ‘Backstrom.’ Do not read on if you have not watched the episode.

You’ve likely heard this one before: Brilliant but antisocial ____________ is called back on the job for his expertise in ____________ field, even though he’s made enemies throughout his career as a result of his standoffish nature

Basically, Fox’s Backstrom, is House in a police station. But while Backstrom certainly isn’t a show we need, is it a show we want?

We meet Detective Everett Backstrom (Rainn Wilson) — or, rather, we meet the pale and squalid bare torso of Wilson, better known to the world as The Office‘s Dwight Schrute — at a doctor’s office in Portland, probably across the country from Schrute Farms agritourism bed and breakfast Read more…

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