Underemployed Season 1 Review “The Trivial Pursuit”

Before I get started on this week’s Underemployed, I’ll just say this. I’ve given up on the show dealing with any of the character’s careers or stagnated ambition, and will just sit back each week and enjoy the soapy relationship drama that comes with the old friends, new friends and co-workers in their lives. This week’s episode, ‘The Trivial Pursuit’, doesn’t deviate from the norm, but at least introduces some new roads for the characters to travel down.

As promised in the promo, Lou and Raviva are ready for takeoff, but delay their first encounter since the big break-up until the next day. That day, unfortunately, is spent with other people, and we can see them both tempted by the new and exciting prospects this new guy and girl can offer outside of their lives as parents. This is the first time I’ve enjoyed either of their story-lines, since it’s completely believable for a couple, who were forced back together by their unplanned child, to have second thoughts. They do end up in bed together in the end, but I predict trouble in future weeks. Read More...



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