Liz Lemon (Tina Fey), head writer of the sketch comedy show "TGS with Tracy Jordan", must deal with an arrogant new boss and a crazy new star, all while trying to run a successful television show without losing her mind.
Finding out that their husbands are not just work partners, but have also been romantically involved for the last twenty years, two women with an already strained relationship try to cope with the circumstances together.
After being rescued from an underground bunker in which she lived the past fifteen years, Kimmy Schmidt decides to move to New York City to have a normal life. She makes friends with her new roommate Titus, and works as a babysitter for Jacqueline Voorhees, the wife of a billionaire with many issues. Even though many obstacles are thrown her way, Kimmy makes the best of her new life while having to adapt to the new world around her.Written by
On 30 Rock (2006) season six, episode one, "Dance Like Nobody's Watching" (also created by Tina Fey), a main plot point mentioned Reverend Gary predicting the end of the world. Reverend Gary features in this show, and the end of the world was his pretense for abducting and keeping Kimmy and the other Mole Women in the bunker. See more »
In the opening sequence, the SWAT team member's weapon changes position between shots of reaching down into the bunker and the women emerging. See more »
I have long been a big fan of Tina Fey and her comedic work, and "Kimmy" is no exception. It is a wonderful series that manages to combine the three virtues of being silly, heart-warming, and completely hilarious. Titus is an exceptional character, and his subplots are consistently some of the better things on television.
Some of the episodes can go on for a bit too long, and many of the jokes about the bunker are much over-used. Its attempts at being topical are well-done, if a bit shoe-horned into the plot. Yet through it all, the show remains tender, if not exactly fresh.
(I have seen this several times, rewatching the entire series most recently in May 2017)
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