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This is a fun little show that I look forward to every week. I had my Tivo filled up with automatically scheduled shows, so I had to manually search for it each week. And I DID. Which is a sure sign that it's a good show. I'd never go out of my way that much if it wasn't.
The plot isn't overly complex and others comparisons to Northern Exposure and Gilmore Girls is apt. Except this family has a teenage boy and girl so the interaction is actually a bit more real and less Nancy Drewish. The kid's trying to get laid and the mom's trying to crack it down.
And the overtones of the world ending are actually interesting in a farsical sort of manner. There is a general fear of the world coming to end via pandemic or nukes or evil squeegies from planet x that we all live with today. Instead of ignoring that fear, this show sort of throws it all on it's head. It says, OK, so maybe the world is ending. Now what are you going to do? Which is a day by day sort of attitude I can get behind.
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