Bored to Death 1.05 "I Keep Taking Baths Like Lady Macbeth" Review

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Bored to Death season 3 keeps investigating with its latest "I Keep Taking Baths Like Lady Macbeth," a fun and madcap half-hour that sees Jonathan (Jason Schwartzman) looking to repair his relationship with George (Ted Danson) by solving the mystery of Richard and Sons' produce.  Apart from all the subtle humor, there are a lot of strong performances and moments from "Macbeth" that make for a very strong outing.

As I mentioned in my second review of 2 Broke Girls last night, it can be difficult to find the words to analyze TV shows on a weekly basis if you’ve exhausted your overarching thoughts on a series.  That said, Bored To Death creates a series that hangs together far more coherently than a three-camera sitcom, itself an interesting statement considering the show’s disconnected, wandering narrative.  Irreverent though it may be, the undeniable chemistry and comic timing of its leads far eclipses that of even the most tightly woven comedies on television. Read More...


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