The following contains no spoilers.
A.P. Bio Season 1 was a welcome surprise for a network TV comedy landscape in need of one. That’s not to say that the state of half-hour comedies on network TV isn’t strong, because it is. A.P. Bio’s own network even features two of the most inventive and funniest comedies around in The Good Place and Superstore. But even those brilliant comedies are part of a scene that is lacking in a sort of comedic tonal diversity.
Most network comedies have an important feature in common: a relentless sense of optimism, which again: is not necessarily a bad thing. We live in an era where some optimism and good spirit from our half hour shows is entirely welcome. Not only that,