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Nate and Marni are complete opposites; Nate's comes from a long line of geniuses who all eventually go insane. Then there's Marni, an occupational therapist and everlasting optimist. Somehow, they meet and ironically find a connection that could become love, if they allow themselves to let it happen! Also, there's a dying clown living in the closet. Written by
In the pilot episode, Marni tries to get a date to sing "Mahna Mahna" with her. In later episodes, it turns out to be her cellphone's ringtone. See more »
[the Clown performs a trick for Marni on her birthday]
It's like a clown tradition, they perform a trick for you on your birthday. Last year, he pulled a hat out of a rabbit.
Don't you mean...
No, I said that right.
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The double meaning in the title speaks for itself..
It's not your typical comedy/romance sitcom.. What I like about the show is it's not afraid to take a poke at political correctness gone mad.. It has a British comedy undertone, and I wouldn't be surprised if that's where the idea originated from.. It reminds me a bit of a hybrid crossing of Father Ted comedy series shown in Great Britian and Canada and a Norman Lear type production in the wake of All in the Family.. While Committed isn't as shocking, it certainly takes stabs at places television tends to avoid these days because its not safe..
I fear it won't last, if only because of the double meanings will be missed by a vast majority of viewers.. And some of the double meanings have the propensity to offend. That in itself is not a bad thing.. sometimes we need to be offended in order to realize how ridiculous some things are.. The story lines, while somewhat predictable at times, work because of the great chemistry the cast seems to have developed, including some great cameos early on.. I love Todd as the protaginistic, wheel chair bound third wheel, no pun intended.. Tom Poston is he usual dry self that works against the shtick back drop of the main characters.. I try never to miss the show.. and ensure my PC records it for my viewing pleasure.. If you like something irreverent, I highly recommend it.. If you are easily offended, be forewarned.. the show gets close to the edge of the envelope..
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