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Whether you're rewatching an early episode or catching up on the Netflix seasons, Arrested Development is famously packed with gags meant to reward the most... [Read More]
After the past few episodes, I was starting to believe that even if Arrested Development was never going to hit the heights of its early... [Read More]
Since this is a show about a woman dealing with sexual trauma and abuse, it's inevitable that Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt would address the #MeToo movement.... [Read More]
After spinning its wheels for the first half of this mini-season, "Rom-Traum" finds Arrested Development finally revving up on plot. The penultimate episode of the... [Read More]
New York is often touted as Neverland, a place where anyone can go to avoid marriage, babies, and all the other signifiers of growing up.... [Read More]
After a trio of hard-charging episodes about racism and sexism, this outing of Kimmy Schmidt is a gentler affair, poking fun at the mild and... [Read More]
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Even though this season of Arrested Development is already being split in half, this episode feels like the conclusion of part one of a two-part... [Read More]
Despite being the best pound-for-pound joke machine on television, Kimmy Schmidt tends to stick to a relatively traditional sitcom format, which makes this standalone mockumentary... [Read More]
When the going gets tough, the Bluths have always retreated to Mexico. So it's not surprising that almost the entire main cast goes south of... [Read More]
Over three seasons and dozens of songs, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend has covered nearly every topic and musical genre imaginable, fearlessly mocking everything from hip-hop to punk-pop,... [Read More]
Though it was pitched to viewers as being about vengeance, this season of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is really about grief and loss. Rebecca's desire to become... [Read More]
Hitting the fast-forward button on a floundering season is a time-tested strategy, and for good reason: it works. After a few relatively weak episodes, this... [Read More]
Rebecca's recovery isn't going very well so far, and while that's bad news for her, it's great for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. As exemplified by Nathaniel and... [Read More]
One of the guiding principles of comedic TV has long been that lessons are either never learned, or learned once and definitively, preferably at the... [Read More]
Over three seasons and dozens of songs, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend has covered nearly every topic and musical genre imaginable, fearlessly mocking everything from hip-hop to punk-pop,... [Read More]
I wasn't sure what Crazy Ex-Girlfriend would do after the holiday break, given how intensely this season has careened from revenge fantasy to full-blown mental-health... [Read More]
Rebecca has had a very rough year, but let's not underrate what's happened to Paula. She unexpectedly got pregnant and had an abortion. Her husband... [Read More]
Midge and Susie forge a fresh partnership around hard truths. A recap of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel season 1 episode 6 'Mrs. X at the... [Read More]
scribbling in that pink notebook, devotedly listening to comedy records... [Read More]
Apartments can be memory palaces, as the opening of this episode makes clear via a spin through five years in Midge Maisel's former Upper West... [Read More]
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