Forte and Schaal have great chemistry. Both are stellar comic actors and improvisers who bounce off each other well. The odd couple dynamic is entertaining; especially in the way both characters exhibit their implicit (and eventually explicit) disdain with the other.
As I watched the recent finale, I tried to think of another comedy that has managed to evoke such emotion in me. Parks was always able to hit me in the gut like no other. The Harvest Festival, the city council election, the Unity Concert, Leslie and Ben — each one of these storylines were carefully built toward and executed with precision. And they all stuck their lan
Broad City has deliberate looseness that seems to be a result of its web series roots. It’s not sloppy, but it does have an effortless vibe that matches the carefree attitude of its two leads.
Girls is not a show I particularly love. Unlike other series, I don’t google casting updates between seasons, or spend inordinate amounts of time discussing it with friends or on social media. It still a good show, a great show even. It’s smart, funny, emotional, and, at times, surprising.
So far season six appears to be a return to basics. After last’s season’s ambitious storyline, the season six premier feels much smaller in scope. That’s not a bad thing.
With the 2014 television season behind us, it’s now time to look ahead to what we’ll be watching in 2015. list. So set your DVR, update your queue, steal your parents’ HBO Go password, and get ready for The TPC’s 2015 TV Preview.
It’s that time of year. That magical time when we look back on a year of television and pass judgment one last time. What did we love? What did we hate? What did we want to set on fire?