ALLEN GREGORY "1 Night in Gottlieb" Season 1, Episode 2 – Although I mostly enjoyed last week’spilot episode of Allen Gregory, tonight’s episode took a tumble as I was overwhelmed with how truly mean spirited most of the characters on this show are. If a character isn’t a jerk, then the character is probably the victim of a jerk and I’m not particularly interested in watching a half hour comedy about bullies and being bullied.
After Allen Gregory found out that Joel, his class rival, had publicly exchanged bracelets with his girlfriend, Allen Gregory began scheming a plot to one-up Joel in a duel of commitment. The scheme that Allen Gregory came up with involved spreading rumors about his own alleged sex tape with Principal Gottleib as proof of their relationship status. Despite the kids at Feldstien Elementary being totally clueless about what a sex tape is, they take the bait and before long Joel is playing into Allen Gregory‘s game.
Counselor Sidney Lampis, who happened to be Principal Gottlieb’s common law husband, was also sucked into Allen Gregory‘s sex tape shenanigans. He is so threatened by Allen Gregory that he’s driven to the brink of madness as he tries to determine if Principal Gottlieb could actually be in love with Allen Gregory. Read More...