Please Like Me – “Spanish Eggs” (Season 1, Episode 5)

The first two episodes of Please Like Me underwhelmed me – the characters were too likeable. Significantly, there was too little conflict. How things have changed. “Spanish Eggs” is wall-to-wall conflict. There were enough quarrelsome conversations in the half-hour that it might have well been an episode of Justified. Tom’s pregnancy scare turns out to…

Please Like Me (Season 1, Episodes 1 and 2)

I do like you, Josh Thomas. I like your endearingly awkward enthusiasm, your bitterly clever, sincere stand-up. I really did want to like your new show. But, I’m sorry Josh, I really didn’t like it all that much. Oh, it was funny in parts. I definitely laughed a few times over the first two episodes.…