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2021

Comedy drama

A dark mentorship forms between a legendary Las Vegas comic and a 25-year-old comedy writer.

Matt Roush

Matt Roush says...

It’s comeback time for legendary comic Deborah Vance (Emmy winner Jean Smart) in the eventful back-to-back episodes closing out the show-biz comedy’s terrific second season. She wants to turn her new self-revealing act into a TV special, and as they make the rounds, pitching to networks, Deborah is soon reminded why she no longer considers L.A. her home: “Somehow this town can just instantly remind you you’re worthless.” Her loyal, beleaguered manager Jimmy (series co-creator Paul W. Downs) disagrees and puts his career on the line for his client, while sidekick-joke writer Ava (Hannah Einbinder) once again juggles new career opportunities against her loyalty to her mentor. This is about as good as a season finale gets.

 

 

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