Animal Practice (NBC) Review “The Two George Colemans”

Well, here we are. What am I supposed to say about Animal Practice now? It’s a lame duck, just killing time until Whitney swoops in, and talking about it at all seems a little futile, but I’ll try anyway. At the very least, nothing in "The Two George Colemans" is as dismal as George’s mother in last week’s episode. Nothing is particularly great, either, but it’s at least a tiny step up.

When Animal Practice was first announced, the internet was all too ready to make fun of a sitcom starring a monkey, but the show itself has been far too stingy with the animals, if anything. It’s a Halloween episode, and we barely get any animals in costumes. The only real route I think Animal Practice could have taken towards success was the "cheap" one, the cute animals and monkey antics route. Unfortunately, it seemed to have real aspirations to climb out of that hole, but never quite made it all the way above ground. We get an ostrich, which is fantastic, but they really couldn’t have found an excuse to get that ostrich in a costume? Brainstorm: the ostrich could be in the hospital in the first place because of a costume mishap. There. Solved it. Maybe make the monkey ride around on the ostrich at some point? Read More...


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