2 Broke Girls “And The Rich People Problem” Season 1 Episode 4 – Four episodes in and this show is starting to rise back to the level of the pilot after a pretty poor second episode. Second episodes of series are often among their worst: a pilot establishes the characters and setting and plot, the second episode has to re-establish much of it without branching off into its own being. It’s pretty tedious stuff and unfortunately 2 Broke Girls fell into that trap.
But this fourth episode was solid affairs and I really really like this show. Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs have such good chemistry and their duo is so fun to watch that I can overlook the other stuff which isnot working quite as well – mainly having to do with the secondary characters in the diner, who have yet to break out of that racial stereotype bounds and become fully functioning people.
This episode the show sidled back into the territory which made me fall for the show in the first place. Max and Caroline bonded over their single parent households in a way which was sweet without being sentimental. Max’s caustic humor against Caroline’s sincerity is a great mix and it allows them to go deeper into their characters without getting all saccharine and annoying. Read More...