Tag Archives: Sitcom

Criminal Desires

Italian crime drama, Gomorrah. With Season 3 just newly devoured, it’s got me wanting, craving again the comedy antidote to those criminal core behaviours. The alternative, I mean, rather than an opposite; and real bathos, I mean, by comedy. See, … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Ron Swanson

Parks and Recreation. Striding through the seasons of this perfect gang-show sitcom – a creation where they merely need to reel in Jon Hamm in the gorgeous cameo of a hapless, yin-to-yang’d, version of Don, and in which Morrissey lyrics are placed … Continue reading

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Detectorists

A love song about the English countryside and about the English, Detectorists (BBC Four, Channel X, written and directed by Mackenzie Crook) has been my most treasured TV find (see what I did?) of recent times. It’s beautifully, gently, so carefully paced, … Continue reading

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