A dramedy about a novelist whose fiancee has just passed away. Believing that he is unable to write without a muse, he dates a series of very different women till he realizes that real talent needs no inspiration.
Robert W. Evans
Haruko and Nathan return to her father's house for a much needed vacation. An unexpected injury renders poppa unable run his restaurant and more importantly pay off a high interest loan ... See full summary »
Chris Jai Alex
Chris Jai Alex,
Out of morbid curiosity, I watched this, and it was as painful as I thought it was going to be. I liked Dave Atell's Insomniac Theater in small doses, and I hoped this would be at least as good as that, but it wasn't.
It's depressing, boring, tedious, and deeply embarrassing. Atell himself seems deeply distressed and embarrassed (similar to Louie Anderson and his horrible stint on Family Feud) to be hosting such a mediocre show. The celebrity judges seem to feel the same way as well. You actually feel sorry for them trying (in vain) to make this show worth watching. While it has better production values than the original Gong Show, it's actually worse than the original, because the original Gong Show had terrible production values and was cheesy as anything on TV before or since, but Chuck Barris (the original host) knew that. That was part of the fun, watching a televised freak show. That quality is what has endeared it to many. The remake doesn't have that quality.
I doubt this will last more than one season.
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