HOW TO BE A GENTLEMAN "Pilot" Season 1, Episode 1 – I had rather low expectations for the How to Be a Gentleman pilot. Most of the buzz I had heard before the show aired tonight was that How to Be a Gentleman was not worthy of a regular spot on the DVR. After watching, I can kind of understand where those opinions come from, but I’m not quite ready to dismiss it just yet.

Andrew is a man who is obsessed with propriety and longs for a society that embraces a gentlemanly code of conduct. Unfortunately, I have no idea why he feels that way. There was no real explanation for why he became an advocate of the gentleman from as early as his high school years. His mother and sister seemed like your average middle class people so meeting them actually muddled my perception of his character. Up until that point, I imagined that he must have been raised in a home that valued gentlemanly conduct, but he’s the black sheep of his family so the reason for his obsession remains a mystery. Read More...


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