The movie "Life Sold Separately" (1997) is about four strangers who meet in a field for different reasons, but for the same purpose: to escape each one's respective life. How they are to ... See full summary »
Kate is a young woman subscribed to bad decisions. Working as an elf in a year round Christmas store is not good for the wannabe singer. However, she meets Tom there. Her life takes a new turn. For Kate, it seems too good to be true.
Stephanie is a single mother with a parenting vlog who befriends Emily, a secretive upper-class woman who has a child at the same elementary school. When Emily goes missing, Stephanie takes it upon herself to investigate.
Every aspect of the show is great, but the brilliance of Jessica Chaffin (Ronna) and Jamie Denbo (Beverly) cannot be overstated. They'd played these characters for years in their live shows before writing the pilot, so when the camera starts rolling it's catching these ladies in the middle of amazingly full, rich lives. Individually, they're a riot, but when they start to riff and spar together, it's bust-a-gut and wet yourself hilarious. Like, seriously consider wearing a diaper while you watch. What's amazing is the line they walk between caricature and gloriously, painfully real (and often pathetic) characterization. I love these women. I really hope it gets picked up and becomes a show I can watch every week, or perhaps twice a week, like American Idol.
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