You’re the Worst, which just kicked off its second season on FX, falls squarely into the non-rom-com category. Acerbic, dark, and at times raunchy, the series, created by Stephen Falk, manages to strike a balance between cynicism and charm that makes it one of most brutal depictions of modern love currently on television.
All good things must come to an end. And as much as we’d all love for our favorite shows to go on forever, it’s better to exit with grace (Seinfeld, 30 Rock”) than overstay your welcome (The Simpsons, Friends). Such is the case with The League, which kicked off its seventh and final season on FX last week.
This week let’s check back in with some of the sitcoms we reviewed this season.
The new FX series The Comedians is a show within a show within a show, making it the turducken of current sitcoms. It’s an apt analogy since the show is kind of a turkey.
Louie CK’s fictional self is a good guy with good intentions struggling to navigate the minefield of modern society. But rather than merely serve himself up as the butt of the joke, he dives in and unpacks the root causes of his anxieties.