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DVD Review: Chris Elliott’s ‘Get a Life: The Complete Series’ is Finally Here

27 September 2012 3:40 PM, PDT | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – Charlie Kaufman (“Adaptation,” “Being John Malkovich”) once wrote for a TV sitcom so odd that its network and most of the U.S. had no idea what to make of it. Without question, “Get a Life” was ahead of its time. So much of the twisted comedy of 2012 owes a debt to this true oddity from two decades ago, a unique gem that is finally getting a complete series release years after fans started clamoring for it.

Rating: 4.5/5.0

Was it worth the wait? First and foremost, the show is much funnier than I remembered. As the audio commentary points out (and there’s one on every episode), the series premiere of “Get a Life” was a relatively straightforward comedy about a man-child. It wasn’t nearly as dark and twisted as it would later become. Quickly, “Get a Life” turned more into a show about a demented loner and »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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