Comedian John Mulaney talks about his milk toast boyish looks, his childhood, his Jewish girlfriend, his gayish charm, his favorite TV shows, Ice-T, a homeless person he met in N.Y., and a prostate exam with Batman.
John Mulaney relays stories from his childhood and Saturday Night Live (1975), eviscerates the value of college, and laments getting older in this comedy special. Other topics include the church, his family, Trump and pedophiles abducting kids.
Comedian Aziz Ansari presents his highly anticipated, hour-long debut stand-up special. The critically acclaimed stand-up and actor (Parks and Recreation, Funny People) discusses topics ... See full summary »
Sara Von Gillern
Seems to me like your typical garbage show on fox but this actually has potential. I love John Mulaney's stand-up and like Seinfeld this show opens and closes with bits from his stand up. Sadly though they had to cut out or reword certain bits because it was "inappropriate" for cable which shocks me that the word rape is inappropriate for cable yet people can say Sh!t (been done in other shows not this one). Anyway the show at times acts out scenes from his more popular stand-up moments which is an interesting take on his stand-up. If you know the jokes then obviously the scenario will be predictable but never the less funny. If you don't know them then you might be confused a little.
My main concern with the show is the annoying female character who is crazy and continually stalks/harasses/obsesses over her ex while at the same time freaks out/understand why people think that she's crazy and also flaunts her sexuality to get what she wants (usually info on the ex bf). She needs to go as she is in no way funny and only serves as an annoying distraction from the show's plot. Kill her off, make her move, just delete her from existence, whatever; with her gone better humor can be inserted into the show. I understand the rule that you need to have a female character in the show (we all remember what the pilot episode of Seinfeld was like) but here's a tip fox, pick a character people will relate to, like, and find funny. Guys won't like her because she's annoying/crazy, women will find her to be a poor and possibly offensive representation of an ex girlfriend, and the crazy chicks that she does personify will hate her the most because she reminds them that people find them crazy. Replace her and the show will have a chance to keep a first season going.
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