2 BROKE GIRLS “And Hoarder Culture” Review

2 BROKE GIRLS "And Hoarder Culture" Season 1 Episode 8 – This episode was not the best of 2 Broke Girls, and while at moments it was pretty terrible, it somehow managed to be simultaneously really good. I don’t know how that works. Watching Max surrounded by condoms and gum was one of the lower points of the episode. Caroline’s attempt to clean up a hoarder’s house was just a depressing set up for a bunch of depressing jokes featuring hoarders hoarding hoarders. The episode shouldn’t have worked. For the most part it didn’t.

2 Broke Girls has the set up, punchline, set up formula that was old back in the nineties. And this episode was a pretty major culprit:

Caroline: "Pull your hair back, it’s kind of in your face."
Max: "Pull your self back it’s kind of in my face."

However, about three quarters of the way through the show seriously picked up pace while Max went on a faux date and, encouraged by Caroline to pursue Johnny, kissed him right in front of his girlfriend and ended up having to lock lips with his girlfriend. It started off terribly weak, but the show seriously picked up with the weird plot line concerning Max and Johnny and took a clichéd plot line, subverted it into something raw and emotionally gratifying to watch and cringe worthy and awkward and endearing. Read More...



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