I am starting to love The New ...
I am starting to love The New Adventures of Old Christine
with Julia Louis-Dreyfus
. To be honest, I was always hoping all the post-Seinfeld
shows would fail, only because all the critics hype up their shows. The difference is that this one is actually funny and cute. I have a question, though. Why do they always have her ex-husband showing up, helping himself to stuff and walking in unannounced? That wouldn't happen to families outside of a sitcom. So what is actually supposed to be the premise? I am a little confused. J.L-D is adorable.Answer:
You root against the Seinfeld
cast's shows because of critical hype? Seems to me we tend to hate
(for good reason) most of the shows they've done since. Christine
is a notable exception. It's not an important or great comedy, just an agreeably silly and very watchable one. One of the things I like best about the show is her ex, Richard (nicely played by Clark Gregg
). One of the key elements of the show's setup is that she and Richard have remained close and friendly, actually enjoying a better and healthier relationship than when they were married. His relationship with "new Christine" (who's too nice to despise) has complicated things, which is where much of the comedy comes in. And I agree, Julia is adorable.