Go On "Any Given Birthday" Review - I'm Okay With No More "K"

After having last week off due to the presidential debate, Go On aired a new episode last night. "Any Given Birthday" had its moments (I pretty much loved every scene John Cho had in this episode), but overall, it still suffered from most of the unfunny lines and gags that have plagued Go On in recent episodes. For a comedy that has been NBC's biggest hit this season (aside from Revolution), Go On still does not provide many laughs. It mainly relies on the likeability of its actors (specifically Matthew Perry, John Cho, and Laura Benanti) and the few moments that it tugs at our heartstrings (like Ryan's scene tonight on the balcony with Janie). An enjoyable cast and powerful emotional moments are great strengths to have, but as I have said before in earlier reviews, Go On needs to figure out what kind of comedy it really wants to be before it can truly excel. Read More...



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