Ben and Kate Season 1 Review “Scaredy Kate”

I can’t be sure, as I haven’t watched any earlier episodes since they aired, but "Scaredy Kate" might justbe the best half hour Ben and Kate has put forward in its (short) life so far. It’s a Halloween episode, sure, but it doesn’t rely on kooky costumes or seasonal gimmicks for its laughs. Instead, it feels likesomething that arose naturally from the characters we’ve come to know, and hopefully love.

So BJ is attempting to convince Kate to ditch her usual stay-at-home Halloween night plans, and try to go have fun for a change. It almost doesn’t work, until her hot neighbor stops by and invites her to a party, and she responds by mumbling incoherently and yelling "TRICK OR TREAT" after him as he walks out the door. And that’s where we get at the core idea of this episode, that Kate has no idea what she’s doing with men since becoming a mother, and she thinks she has to change the way she is to find a guy. Except she can’t really do that. And it’s absolutely hilarious. Read More...


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