After an uncertain start, Showtime’s latest female-led dramedy got really, really good by episode four, delivering each week with humor and compelling dramatic plotlines. Laura Linney is great, yes, but credit is also due to a terrific ensemble, including John Benjamin Hickey, Phyllis Somerville, Oliver Platt, and Idris Elba. This show has an unmatchable energy and spark to it that was fine-tuned by the end of the season and should lead nicely into season two.
Best Episode: “Happy Birthday, Cancer”
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