This Chicago-set sitcom follows the intertwined lives of six young urbanites trying to learn the ropes of adulthood. Through breakups and whatever other curve-balls life throws them, the pals stick together.
Liz Lemon, head writer of the sketch comedy show "TGS with Tracy Jordan", must deal with an arrogant new boss and a crazy new star, all while trying to run a successful TV show without losing her mind.
Teenager Travis may live in Florida's leisurely Cougar Town, it's not easy being the son of his divorced parents: over-protective Jules and lazybones Bobby. Jules obsessively draws attention, wins sympathy and 'benignly' bosses everyone around. That includes her real estate office deputy Laurie, neighbor Ellie- who rules her devoted Cuban husband Andy Torres with iron hand- and in various modes hunky new neighbor and barman Grayson, all forming a quarrelsome gang. Written by
Makes scrubbing my toilet look like a better entertainment option
Sometimes it takes a show more than a few episodes to get into it's stride and achieve a consistent tone and feel, but Cougar Town is not one of them. This train wreck hit shrill-crass-and-manic in it's very first episode and to date, nearing the end of the season, has been consistently true to form. In the pilot episode the lead character asks "Why don't you laugh at my jokes?", to which the spot-on on screen response is "Because they make me sad". About half way through the most recent episode, another character wearily asks "Does this story go on much longer?" Unfortunately, each of these accurately sums up what most of the audience will feel a few minutes into any given episode of this stinker.
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