MULANEY, S1E6: ‘Every three-legged dog has its day’

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By David Kramer

In its short run so far, I’ve learned that “Mulaney” is at its best when everyone is working together. That is, when there’s one main plotline rather than two or three branches. This episode is a great example of that.

“Mulaney,” photo courtesy http://www.tvequals.com

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MULANEY, S1E5 RECAP: ‘It’s a slam dunk day’

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By David Kramer

In most relationships, there comes a time to meet the parents. It can be a daunting task. In John Mulaney’s stand-up cold open from last week’s episode, he discussed the absurdity of it all. And in this week’s episode, we meet Mulaney’s mom.

The cast of “Mulaney,” photo courtesy http://www.kpopstarz.com

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MULANEY, S1E4 RECAP: Mulaney and ‘Friends’

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By David Kramer

After a week hiatus, “Mulaney” seems to be figuring out its identity and developing something of a routine. For a sitcom, that can be a good thing. This week’s episode features a mix of some typical sitcom tropes as well as some unique parts, and is fairly enjoyable.

“Mulaney,” photo courtesy Paste Magazine

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MULANEY PREMIERE: ‘Mediocre at best’ but ‘deserves a shot’

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By David Kramer

When I first got word of John Mulaney getting his own sitcom, I was thrilled. He is one of my favorite stand-up comedians, and his writing on “Saturday Night Live” (he co-created Bill Hader’s character Stefon) promised a series that at least deserves a shot.

It was a long road for “Mulaney” to even get that shot. The pilot was initially turned down by NBC, and it had to be re-worked (including a cast change that left talented comedian Griffin Newman out of the equation) to get picked up by FOX.

The cast of “Mulaney,” photo courtesy http://www.hulu.com

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