Suburgatory Season 2 Review “Krampus”

As the scripted fare begin to trot out this season’s Christmas episodes, a lot of similar themes will emerge. There will be plenty of classic sitcom tropes, Christmas miracles, and understanding of the season’s meaning. While those things figure prominently, the one thing that will stand out consistently is the idea of family. In Christmas episodes, we reconcile with our family, humorously fight with our family, and make additions to our family. Television shows (particularly sitcoms) choose to tackle these tropes through a variety of heartwarming and comedic elements. As a result, it’s not often that a television show airs an episode with a fascinating take on these seemingly constant Christmas time tropes. But that’s exactly what Suburgatory did tonight. Instead of just picking the low hanging fruit (no one would have blamed them), they shot a little higher than that: Suburgatory showed us the true meaning of family. Read More...


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