Review: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 2

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 2 Review

Contains Spoilers

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Source: Hidden Remote

Is Kimmy just as energetic and excited in her second season? Can Titus top his show-stopping musical numbers from season one?  Here is my review of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’s new season!

Find my episode by episode reviews HERE

Pros:

  • Every performance keeping true to their character
  • Characters developed over the course of the series, coming from organic storylines
  • Good balance between comedy and drama, especially in terms of social commentaries
  • Energetic direction and writing
  • Making every character a little ‘silly’ or ‘odd’, not just Kimmy
  • Relevance of the social commentaries and topics being discussed, especially those discussing the internet and gentrification
  • The relationship between Mike and Titus
  • Every character having their own central storyline or ambitions

Cons:

  • Episodes were too long, and therefore often couldn’t keep the energy throughout
  • An imbalance in tones, either too ‘silly’ or too ‘serious’, with definite distinctions
  • Some individual episode storylines lacked and felt like fillers
  • The character of Andrea was introduced too early and became unnecessary, simply showing up as a way to get Tina Fey another Emmy.
  • Kimmy being developed too early, having several later episodes without much development.

 

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