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Happy Endings Season 3 Review “More Like Stanksgiving”

One of the first Thanksgiving-themed episodes to air this week, you’ll be pleased to hear that Happy Endings has produced a good ‘un, with an old series of Real World that sees a few too many group secrets unearthed over dinner.

As said so succinctly by Penny in this episode: “isn’t it funny that our group was formed in a series of Real World and we never, ever talk about it?” Reality has never played a huge role in the sitcom universe, but I adore how Happy Endings points these things out before carrying on with emulating them anyway. Yes, a 90s edition of the reality series was the original source of the group we now watch every week, and a fun little peak at Max’s coming out moment turns into a catalyst for the group’s underlying issues. While this is going on, Thanksgiving dinner gets a bit forgotten but, as Alex is doing the cooking this year instead of Jane, that’s probably a good thing. Read More...

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