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The surprising drama of Ray Romano

Comedian reveals a haunting depth in TNT’s ‘Men’

By Matthew Gilbert
Globe Staff / February 22, 2010

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I wasn’t a fan of “Everybody Loves Raymond,’’ the popular 1996-2005 comedy in which Ray Romano played the schmo forever ducking the crossfire between his shrewish wife and his passive-aggressive mom. Each week, Romano simply wandered through the sitcom set with the same defeated look on his face, trying to score more guy stuff - golf, sex - while the ... (Full article: 704 words)

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