'Episodes' review: Starring Matt LeBlanc as himself (only funnier)


"Episodes" is not exactly a great show. You'll see more than a few of the jokes and story beats coming from a long way away, and the implausibilities in this untrue Hollywood story are a little much to take at times.But it's also a pretty fun show to watch. Three good lead performances (including one from "Friends" star Matt LeBlanc) and enough sharp writing about both show business and relationships give the show a comedic bite that makes up for the stuff you've seen before."Episodes" centers on a husband-and-wife writing team, Sean and Beverly Lincoln (Stephen Mangan and Tamsin Greig), who are wooed to bring their BAFTA-winning comedy series to the United States. Beverly's pretty happy with their life in London, but Sean falls for the pitch of an enthusiastic network executive (John Pankow of "Mad About You") who claims to love the show.Then Sean and Beverly arrive in Los Angeles, where of course nothing...



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