It's Bree's 29th birthday and she loves the video card that Ethan, Cowboy and John Doe have made for her. When Steve sees it, he wonders why the Podsters are singing "For She's a Jolly Good Fellow" ...
Ethan passes out invitations to the Jarlewski Annual Chuckshot, a celebration in honour of his late maternal grandfather. "Grampie Chuck" was with the police department and, every year, in his memory...
Four years after the Rising, the government starts to rehabilitate the Undead for reentry into society, including teenager Kieren Walker, who returns to his small Lancashire village to face a hostile reception, as well as his own demons.
By reading the earlier reviews of unsatisfied viewers, it's easy to see that it was only the first few episodes that did not meet expectations. I personally loved the book and found it's off-beat humour to be hilarious and interesting. When I heard the sitcom was in the works, I was skeptical it wouldn't meet my expectations.
Granted, I did not think the first episode was excellent and I worry that too many people judged it right off the bat. It did take the first episode to develop the story but once underway, it is very catchy and one of the few television shows I've had to watch on each new episode day.
Jpod is definitely of interest for anyone who is into satirical comedy and a lover of the original novel. Even if you haven't read the book, the show is a huge success in my mind. I crave each new episode each week.
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