There are certainly some divertingly
bright and clever spots.
The premise, dark and bizarre though it may be, is roundly intriguing thanks to Caron's canny teleplay and his own divertingly
wiggy directorial touches (with an assist from Ken Kelsch's stylish camera work).
In Thompson's divertingly
immature opening teleplay, Dragon is shown already in midseason form, sniping at his ex (Sara Paxton), insulting every little guy who crosses his path, sparring with agents and sucking up to the stars he needs.
Surrounded by a group of bouncy, scantily-clad young tarts known as the Juggy Dance Squad, and an oddball named Bill "The Fox" Foster, whose chief talent is an ability to down abnormally large volumes of beer, the divertingly
smug Kimmel and Carolla preside over a cheering studio audience.
Such is life under ABC's divertingly
lame TGIF (Thank God It's Frivolous) edict.
It's why they invented cable: a divertingly
raunchy ensemble comedy fronted by a heroine who drinks like a fish, swears like a sailor, has the unfortunate habit of waking up next to men she doesn't know, and who actually admonishes her genitalia ("Bad
But despite myriad lame or rote-vulgar bits, pic nonetheless scores belly laughs on a divertingly
Never is the two-nighter more divertingly
theatrical than when Kirstie Alley is close by.
goofy Franken (who penned the opening script with Markus) stars here as Al Freundlich, a hack in horn-rims who fancies himself an upholder of journalistic integrity in his job as a correspondent for the fictitious series "Lateline.
In fact, the half-hour would be better served by bagging the two wiseguys altogether and focusing on Pitillo and Warburton, a divertingly
oddball couple in the making.