NBC recently promised to put episodes of its new spring shows online early, and they've now made good on the offer by posting the full pilot of "Raines." The Jeff Goldblum show about a detective who channels the dead victims of the crimes he investigates officially premieres on March 15, right after the debut of "Andy Barker, P.I.," another show you can watch online right now.
I saw a short preview of "Raines" a while back, and I wasn't sure what to make of it. On the one hand, Goldblum had a nice touch as the staid detective who thinks he's going nuts when the dead crime victims start appearing, and some of his dry one-liners made me laugh out loud. On the other hand, I'm not sure I dig the "Law & Order"-meets-"Six Feet Under" concept, no matter how well it's done. But I just might be curious enough to check out the pilot. To see a preview video, read more