A short film based on the story by Daniel Wallace (Big Fish) detailing the strange estrangement of an elderly father and his son. Set on a park bench in the present day, Eddie, a ... See full summary »
Steven Renegade is a legendary, all-American soldier who finds himself forced out of retirement as the government's last hope to stop a sinister plan to use stolen CIA cloning secrets to take over the world.
Successful LA-based comedian Nathan Fielder comes home to Toronto to help his friend Tim get his comedy career started. The only problem is that Tim didn't ask for any help. But that won't stop Nathan from trying.
Well, it's Happy Madison. And as much as their legion of fans would like to protest, their work was never headed for 10/10 territory. That being said, Pretend Time is better than it has any right to be mostly thanks to Swardson's innate charm. The vast majority of his sketches are lazy and one-note but there are a few gems like the painting with creepy eyes that goes blind and Swardson can often carry the weaker ones by virtue of being a big affable goof.
It's extremely rough around the edges and could use a system of links ala Monty Python to give the show a more natural flow. His current "the last sketch airs on a TV screen in the background of the next sketch" device only adds to the suspicion he's half-assing it. All in all though I'm looking forward to seeing if Nick can step up his game in season 2. It definitely deserves a chance.
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