Suburgatory 1.02 "The Barbecue" Review

By the time one reaches a certain age, you're likely to have had at least one person that, try as you might to avoid it, continually draws you in. They're not even close to being compatible with you, but there's something that keeps you from cutting all ties with them, even when you know on an intellectual level that you're just doing harm to yourself by sticking around.

That person for Tessa Altman happens to be Ryan Shay, the dumb-as-a-box-of-biscuits brother of her friend Lisa. Ryan may not know foreign films or any good potential dinner partners, but he's passing out tickets to the gun show like there's no tomorrow and more importantly, he has some serious sexual chemistry with Tessa. Following a passionate kiss at a basement party, the two can't seem to stay away from each other, no matter clear it is to Tessa that he's just not the type of guy she wants to be with. Read More...


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