UP ALL NIGHT “Cool Neighbors” Season 1 Episode 2 – In “Cool Neighbors,” this week’s episode of Up All Night, Regan and Chris reach that inevitable point in the lives of new parents when they realize that they can no longer be as cool as they once were. Although I have a sneaking suspicion that Chris never was all that cool to begin with. Regan, maybe. But not Chris.
There’s a new couple moving across the street; they’re young and hip…everything that Chris and Regan used to be before the baby. Of course, being sitcom characters, the maturity that comes with age and parenthood has escaped them and instead of quietly acknowledging their neighbors and praying that they won’t cook meth in their basement, they decide that they need to prove how cool they are to the newcomers.
One of the biggest signs of an uncool person is their fixation with alcohol. It’s like sex…those who talk about it probably aren’t having it. So when Chris leaves them a bottle of tequila, he might as well be screaming “I’m a tool!” at the top of his lungs. Fortunately, the newbies overlook this and invite them to a house-warming party. Too bad they can’t get a babysitter for the party or for Radiohead at the Bowl. Read More...