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TV Review: Married

Well, that’s most likely it for Married. The ratings have only gone the wrong way, and they didn’t have much room to fall, so it’s likely that these last three episodes will be the last three episodes we get. It’s … Continue reading

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TV Review: Married— “1997”

Can a show get too comfy and still be funny? Yup. Another really good episode in a great season on TV. From the review of the thing: So, when Lina starts improvising a whole new life for them in order … Continue reading

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TV Review: Married— “Guardians”

Jenny Slate’s presence on Married has been scaled way back in season two, since she’s got a deal for another FX series (which seems like fishing in your own pond, FX, but whatever). Still, if Slate has to be sent … Continue reading

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TV Review: Married— “Mother’s Day”

As much as I like Married, I’ve never given it an ‘A.” Gave this one an ‘A.’ If there’s an essential Married episode, I’d say this is that. Here’s my AV Club review. As carefully written and minutely observed as … Continue reading

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TV Review: Married— “The Cruise”

I love my mom. She’s nuts, but the nice, overly-supportive sort of nuts. Russ has the not-cute sort of crazy mom (played by the 70-year-old?!) Joanna Cassidy, who sweeps in and disrupt’s Russ’ life in the way only that sort … Continue reading

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TV Review: Married— “Murder”

I love Martin Starr. I like Married a lot. This one just didn’t quite work. See? Married often sets up a threadbare sitcom situation like this one in order to play around with expectations. Here, however, the expected payoff never … Continue reading

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TV Review: Married— “Pimps”

No one is watching Married. I get it, even as it’s undeniably a shame—this is a low key show, whose structure and vibe is practically designed to turn off anyone looking for easy sitcom yuks. Here’s my AV Club review … Continue reading

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TV Review: Married— “Koreatown”

At this writing, my AV Club review of this episode of Married has 23 comments—which makes a certain amount of depressing sense. Married’s a hard sell. But most of my favorite shows are. (I was happy—then very sad—to get a … Continue reading

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TV Review: Married— “The Sandwich”

This is a show whose low-key, subtle virtues are being watched by, apparently, nobody. Clearly, I am fond of the hard sell. From my review at The A.V. Club: Luckily for A.J., Abby proves a much more interesting subject than … Continue reading

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Review: Married— “Aftershocks”

Originally published on the AV Club, which is read by all the people. Patrick Fischler, Nat Faxon, Judy Greer, John Hodgman, Michaela Watkins, Brett Gelman (FX) With Lina’s 40th birthday looming, Married does what it does best, which is to … Continue reading

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