Cougar Town Review: Scaling Down the Crew

Tom is best used on the periphery. There’s always a risk when he becomes part of the main plot. While Tom’s models of everyone didn’t initially veer too far past his usual Tom-ness (there’s a certain charm to Tom’s crazy, weird obsession with with everyone. He’s a man just trying to find friends and find his place), the very real details began to derail the entire thing.

It was a moment of just taking things too far; the reenactments, the clothing, the oddly specific body traits that he gets correct, like of Jules’ boobs being slightly bigger.

Thankfully, there were better plots in motion. Playing up Jules’ inability to say no with Girl Scout cookies and increasingly demanding clients (who have already bought a house through Jules) was fun.  Read More...


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