Driven by dissatisfaction and repression, characters lash out violently against their present reality in an attempt to carve out their own chunk of the world, not caring about who’s hurt in the process.
“Dead Man Walking,” this week’s episode of “The Last Man on Earth,” follows Phil (Will Forte, “Saturday Night Live”) and Carol (Kristen Schaal, “Bob’s Burgers”) as they finally reunite with the supporting cast from the first season.
Even as I rail against the omniscient pressure to be beautiful, even as I yell in exasperation at the men in my life who have never given this a second thought, I’m a part of it. I want to feel beautiful. I want to be beautiful.