When I first saw the promos for Resurrection, I was somewhat intrigued by the premise and yet a little bit leery. It seemed like another show in a recent spate of touchy-feely, supernatural-themed programs like Touch and Believe. One thing I'm not is a Touched by an Angel, Highway to Heaven type, so I avoided Resurrection because I was afraid it was going to be nothing but a weekly schmaltzfest of people happily reuniting with their loved ones.
However, I finally buckled and decided to start watching it because of all the buzz it was getting. And boy, am I glad it did, because not only was Resurrection the very opposite of the type of show I feared it was going to be, it wound up being a lot better than I expected. Here's why: