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Louie 1.02 "Poker/Divorce" Review


The more I let the second episode of "Louie" stew, the more I liked it. I only laughed out loud during one or two scenes but that doesn't mean that this episode wasn't as brilliant as the first.


However, this episode opened on the unexpected: social commentary. Granted, that social commentary was punctuated with poop jokes, but it was thoughtful nonetheless. Louis and his friends and fellow comics, one of whom being openly gay, sit around a poker table and discuss the gay lifestyle and Louis' liberal use of the word "faggot" and the word's origins. This moment turned out to be very thoughtful but never stopped being funny.


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