‘Broad City’s’ “What If?” Scenario Doubles Down on the Power of Soulmates
‘Structurally Sound’ is a recurring feature where each week a different structurally unusual, rule-breaking anomaly of an episode from a comedy series is examined. “Would you ever want to hang out again?” When Gwyneth Paltrow is dead and gone (that is if her Goop-infested bod... [Read More]
‘Broad City’s’ “What If?” Scenario Doubles Down on the Power of Soulmates
‘Structurally Sound’ is a recurring feature where each week a different structurally unusual, rule-breaking anomaly of an episode from a comedy series is examined. “Would you ever want to hang out again?” When Gwyneth Paltrow is dead and gone (that is if her Goop-infested bod... [Read More]
‘BoJack Horseman’ Brilliantly Portrays Generational Pain in a Flash to the Past
‘Structurally Sound’ is a recurring feature where each week a different structurally unusual, rule-breaking anomaly of an episode from a comedy series is examined. “I promise, one day this will all be a pleasant memory.” BoJack Horseman not only tackles some very heavy issues... [Read More]
Why ‘Psych’s Love Letter to ‘Twin Peaks’ Needs to Be Watched Now More Than Ever
‘Structurally Sound’ is a recurring feature where each week a different structurally unusual, rule-breaking anomaly of an episode from a comedy series is examined. “What’s good?” “How about a cup of the best piping hot apple cider on this side of the Mississippi a... [Read More]
‘Master of None’ Brilliantly Taps into the Exhausting, Mechanical Nature of Dating Apps
‘Structurally Sound’ is a recurring feature where each week a different structurally unusual, rule-breaking anomaly of an episode from a comedy series is examined. “I got a match!” There are more than a fair share of subversive romantic comedies on television right now. This ... [Read More]
‘Workaholics’ Turns Itself Into a Pitch-Perfect ’90s Dating Reality Show in Season 7
‘Structurally Sound’ is a recurring feature where each week a different structurally unusual, rule-breaking anomaly of an episode from a comedy series is examined. “This is what happens when we battle for the butts. We don’t let girls come between us.” Somehow the very ... [Read More]
‘Rick and Morty’ Threw Out the Script to Make One of Their Best Episodes
‘Structurally Sound’ is a recurring feature where each week a different structurally unusual, rule-breaking anomaly of an episode from a comedy series is examined. “Nobody exists on purpose, nobody belongs anywhere, everybody’s gonna die. Come watch TV.” Rick and Morty ... [Read More]
How Has Gwyneth Paltrow’s ‘Sliding Doors’ Become Such a Touchstone for Sitcoms?
‘Structurally Sound’ is a recurring feature where each week a different structurally unusual, rule-breaking anomaly of an episode from a comedy series is examined. “I know that this might seem like nothing to you but the smallest decision can shape your whole destiny.” When P... [Read More]
When ‘Sealab 2021’ Devoted Nearly an Entire Episode to a Single Joke
‘Structurally Sound’ is a recurring feature where each week a different structurally unusual, rule-breaking anomaly of an episode from a comedy series is examined. The luxury of 11-minute programming is that filling that runtime with an insane, impossible idea is actually plausible. It&r... [Read More]
When ‘Sealab 2021’ Devoted Nearly an Entire Episode to a Single Joke
‘Structurally Sound’ is a recurring feature where each week a different structurally unusual, rule-breaking anomaly of an episode from a comedy series is examined. The luxury of 11-minute programming is that filling that runtime with an insane, impossible idea is actually plausible. It&r... [Read More]