Considering how dark 2020 is, it is a good time for a lighthearted remembrance of things past, before the pandemic.
For some reason, Aggretsuko riffs on Japanese idols in its third season, and the shift makes the show less appealing.
Visitors (of all ages?) were invited to drink copious amounts of liquor and possibly get laid. This was as close to Pinnochio‘s Pleasure Island as they were ever going to get.
Love on the Spectrum is a trailblazing docuseries that dismantles myths about autism and romance.
To its credit, this “true crime” documentary treats the tragedy of each victim with empathy and respect.
During a period when we are facing a ferocious pandemic, the biggest Civil Rights movement since the ’60s, and the possibility of flying snakes, it is the perfect time to remake the cheery The Baby-Sitters Club.
As a potentially thoughtful drama (hey, this is PBS) set during a revolutionary and colonialist era, Beecham House falls as flat as papadum.
Maybe Space Force will figure out what kind of comedy it is and launch into a rejuvenated second season turn. Though that assumes it will get a second season.
Much of the fun of Ramy comes from its deadpan embrace of heightened absurdity.
In The Great, Tony McNamara proves that period pieces that pit conniving yet sympathetic women against tyrannical men can make for a kind of refreshingly cathartic entertainment.