There are shows we turn to for unswerving excellence, there are shows we love because they never make any discernible attempts at quality and somewhere in the murky middle, there is NBC’s “This Is Us,” which shuffles across the spectrum like a chameleon on roller skates.
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.
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.