Stephen Falk’s criminally underrated “You’re the Worst” enters its final season promising a happy ending to the story of its two narcissistic, vulgar, blowhard protagonists. However, anyone who has been following the show since its inception will be holding their breath. After all, if there is anything we know about these characters at all at this point, it is that they are prepared to eject at any moment.
In the current “Golden Age of Television,” it is undisputed that television programs have begun to venture into the cinematic. With longer run times, higher budgets and a broader horizon of freedom to express a theme or message, it is plain to see that television is no longer film’s “little brother” in the “family” of the overall media landscape.
Academics, in particular, seem to have an affinity towards the show, creating (perhaps facetiously) a new academic field called Buffy-ology to analyze the social dynamics it portrays. To them, the demons and monsters can be compared to anything from terrorists to sexual predators.