Netflix’s latest comedy-drama series “The Politician” is a satirical exaggeration of 21st century campaign tactics used in a high school election. The core idea of a political satire set in a high school is a brilliant idea given today’s current political climate; however, the creative team lacked any politics at all, unless you count the brief support for banning plastic straws.
Name another comedy where you can hear the phrase “yeah, but she is wearing the hell out of those foam-fingers.” Name another comedy where a Jacksonville-based failed DJ dressed as a Buddhist monk falls into a love triangle with an AI woman and the boyfriend she created from the void for herself. Hell (no pun intended), name anything you can find in media with as much hilarious complexity as NBC’s “The Good Place.”
Bang! Pow! Crash! Josh Groban bursts onto the Netflix scene with his starring role as Tony Caruso, Jr. in the new series “The Good Cop.” The show follows Tony Jr. and his father, Tony Sr. (Tony Danza), as Tony Jr. solves crimes with the New York Police Department (NYPD) and Tony Sr. just tries to stay out of trouble.