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Television review: Michael J. Fox, Robin Williams back to the future

Hello, America! Here are your boys Michael J. Fox and Robin Williams back again on television, each with a series of his own (each premiering Thursday), each with the dust of many roads upon him. They have had their triumphs, their tribulations, their hits, their flops. But they worked their way into our lives when the world was young, and are stuck there good and tight. You can probably guess the star of the highly likable "The Michael J. Fox Show" from its title, which in itself hearkens back to an age of purpose-built star-vehicle sitcoms. Its premise is a kind of metaphor for its own existence, mirroring as it does the star's own retirement from and return to work...