It's time for another edition of Netflix Nuggets! This time though, I'll be reviewing a handful of television shows currently available. So let's jump right in, shall we?
THAT MITCHELL AND WEBB LOOK
Numberwang," a zany and mile-a-minute gameshow with a set of completely unintelligible rules. "Get Me, Hennimore!" is a spoof on 70s sitcoms in which a bumbling employee (Webb) tries not to confuse the understandably difficult instructions his boss (Mitchell) gives him. For example, he's told to ensure that a group of Korean chefs in room "Room 1" do not get mixed up with a group of dog lovers in "Room I." Another of my favorite sketches from this show is "The Surprising Adventures of Sir Digby Chicken Caesar" which follows a homeless drunk Sir Digby (Webb) and his equally street-weary sidekick Ginger (Mitchell) - both of whom are under the delusion that Digby is a brilliant detective. It's a sketch comedy show, so by its very nature it's a hit-and-miss affair. In fact, one sketch has Mitchell and Webb "behind the scenes" mapping out the order of "hits" and "misses" to be used in the next episode. Despite abandoning some brilliantly realized characterizations in Peep Show, the duo continue to prove they're a fantastic pair when it comes to comedy and a number of faces from Peep Show you'll recognize here - or vice versa. As the comedy is more decidedly geared to British culture and pop culture, you may find there are a decent handful of jokes or sketches that aren't particularly understandable. But even with those, That Mitchell and Webb Look has a fantastic array of various sketches and bits and you're bound to find at least a few morsels to give you a good laugh.
THE WONDER YEARS
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