Review: 'Rescue Me'
In recent months, star Denis Leary and his co-creator/producer Peter Tolan have repeatedly promised a different show, one less bleak and heavy-footed than Season 4, and on this they most certainly deliver.
Where once "Rescue Me" wallowed in the endless dark nights of its characters' shattered souls, it is now so lighthearted it occasionally borders on glib.
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