Sympathetic old-school doughnut shop owner Arthur, his spunky young employee and aspiring artist, Franco, and their friends and patrons keep the shop going in a changing culturally-mixed inner city Chicago neighborhood.
Journalist Ozzie Graham is skeptical when he investigates a support group for oddballs who think they have been abducted by aliens -- yet the more he learns, the more confused, intrigued, and seduced he becomes.
A skeptical tough ex-cop is forced to team up with a nerdy scientist and firm believer of the paranormal. They must help a secret L.A.-based government agency deal with unexplained and paranormal occurrences.
After watching the Pilot I have to say the writers did a good job incorporating the wackiness without going over the top like they do in Brooklyn Nine-Nine. The characters are also not overly unbelievable like in Brooklyn Nine-Nine which are totally over the top at times. I am pleased when I don't have to face-palm myself at scenes like when they use corny idiotic used up jokes in other comedy shows.
There are a lot of cliché moments, but it is a cliché story so that is to be expected. I still found it very entertaining and hope it gets picked up for more episodes. All in all very well written for such an cliché story.
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