Season 2 Premiere:
Matt Roush says...
Don’t tell Ted, but he’s a front-runner—at the Emmys, anyway, where the delightful sports comedy earned 20 nominations, the most ever for a first-year sitcom. Jason Sudeikis is effortlessly charming as the folksy Kansas transplant who may not understand all of the rules of the game of soccer as he coaches London’s underdog AFC Richmond team. But that hasn’t kept him from winning over skeptics with his incurable optimism and down-home wisdom. In the spectacular second season, Ted meets someone who may be resistant to his charms: a wary sports psychologist who won’t even accept his trademark biscuits, because she shuns sugar. The horror! (See the full review.)