David Cross on 'Todd Margaret's' second season and the satisfaction of telling a complete story


"The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret" is, in addition to being absurdly and often wonderfully funny, probably a show that wouldn't have seen the light of day in the United States five or 10 years ago.The series, which begins its second and final season on IFC Friday (Jan. 6), is an intricately plotted comedy about an American (David Cross, who also created it) who lies his way into a job in London and finds his life spiraling out of control. It was designed from the start to run for only a handful of episodes. In short, it's pretty much the antithesis of a show a traditional broadcaster would want to make."It's a very explicit example of a marriage between British and American sensibilities, and I don't just mean that from a creative standpoint, but from the idea of the show," Cross tells Zap2it. "It's finite -- it's got a beginning, a middle and an...



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