Dark Comedy

Briarpatch

Briarpatch: Season 1

I wanted to like this show. Every week I tuned in and thought, "This is gonna be the week this thing really turns the corner and drops some serious TV bombs on my brain...
Barry Season 2

Barry: Season 2

Barry comes off as this funny, underdog show. I don't know why, since it's on HBO and stars a recognizable star in Bill Hader. But it just doesn't have the pomp...
Kidding

Kidding: Season 1

I'll start by saying that Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind is one of the weirdest and more wonderful movies I've ever seen. When I left the theater in 2004 I felt...
Maniac - Season 1

Maniac: Season 1

Using the tried and true method of showing us a future that is also retro, the show’s creator, Cary Fukunaga, amazingly makes the near future (or a slightly skewed...
Barry Season 1

Barry: Season 1

I thought, for some reason, that Barry was going to be a tough hang. My exposure to Bill Hader was limited mostly to his characters on SNL, most of which put me...
Search Party Season 2

Search Party: Season 2

Nobody loves to see millennials get their comeuppance more than me. Search Party season one was about a group of these wonderful young people flitting around an...
Search Party

Search Party: Season 1

I get why they called this show Search Party. I mean, it sums up the plot in two easy words. But it doesn't really define what it's all about. If that were the ...
Fargo Season 2

Fargo: Season 2

Season one of Fargo, the series based on the Coen Brothers' movie of the same name, kind of followed a lot of the same plot points and a lot of the same beats. ...