Earlier this year I wrote an elegy more or less for television itself. TV is my first love, and the direction the medium has been speeding towards in recent years depresses me terribly. The loss of the episodic storytelling that TV is built for, the sacrifice of long-running shows on the alter of the hot new binge watch. There are still good shows – What We Do in the Shadows has matured nicely into one of the best comedies on television – but I have largely, like I wrote in that elegy, despaired and retreated into old detective shows and classic sitcoms. Television is my first love, but I find myself less and less interested in what it’s up to now.
Season 15 of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia basically made me love TV again.Continue reading “It’s Always Sunny Forever”