While I'd argue that these days art takes its cues not from art but from society's vocal minority that exists on social media, cues have been culled from social media, dinner discussions, CNN, local news markets and more on Tell Me a Story Season 1 Episode 1.
This is an episode of television that when (if) watched ten or 20 years from now will be very dated.
Hand to heart, I hope more than anything that's the case even if we're plowing into stories loosely based on classic fairy tales.
What I didn't share in the preview review for Tell Me a Story were the details of the retelling of Three Little Pigs, Little Red Riding Hood, and Hansel and Gretel. The longer they sit with you, the more haunting they become in hindsight.
For a premiere titled "Hope," there isn't