A show about a platonic relationship between a man and a woman? And it’s a comedy? and there is no romance? and it’s produced by The Lonely Island?
It’s definitely a show for me!
I wrote about my first impression of the show back in January and now that the season is over (last episode aired on March 21st) I’ve had some time to think about it.
I wasn’t that positive in my first impression. I wrote:
I wanted to like this. I really did. But it needs a lot of work. The acting isn’t that good. Especially Benji Aflalo and Esther Povitsky. They star in the show and they also produce it but there is something missing.
He has the facial range of emotion of Kit Harrington, so completely non-existent. Some of the jokes were good but the delivery sucked.
It is an interesting commentary on LA’s shallowness and appearance-obsessed culture, but it lacked a lot of ingredients to make it good.
And I still agree.
I really liked some episodes but I think they haven’t found their voice yet. There are good episodes and I can related to them. But… There is something stiff about it.
And that’s okay! I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE Parks and Recreation, but let’s be honest: season 1 (and kind of season 2) wasn’t its best. But the show evolved into an amazing and iconic political comedy show.
I hope Along Together will learn from its weaker features and improve.
I might just have not understood it. Maybe some jokes went over my head and the funnier side completely eluded me.
I don’t know!
I’ll probably rewatch some episodes but for now, I’d say my overall opinion is 6.5/10.
Have you seen the show? Are you planning on watching it?
Are you obsessed with “The Lonely Island” as much as I am?