Ben and Kate Season 1 Review “Career Day”

It’s really kind of impossible for me to imagine anyone disliking Ben and Kate. It’s just such an amiable, comforting blanket of a show. Look at "Career Day": it’s all built from familiar sitcom tropes (the friend/sibling interfering in a romantic relationship, the get-rich-quick scheme, countless other things), but it executes them all so well, and with such charm, that you can’t help but fall into loving it.

Of course, it doesn’t hurt that this week, we’ve got the unbearably handsome Geoff Stults serving as Kate’s love interest. He’s a perfectly fine actor, but honestly, I just want this story to keep going so I can stare at his "too symmetrical" (according to Tommy) face. Less superficially, trying to navigate the beginnings of a relationship is comedy cold for Kate. The way she refers to sex with the sound of a creaky door opening and closing was maybe the funniest part of the whole episode. That, or the fact that she referred to her eyes as "lookin’ balls." Read More...


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