Critic Consensus: Another Period benefits from a brilliant cast and clever concept that bawdily lampoons historic dramas and reality TV, though its premise may prove difficult to maintain over time.
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as Lillian Bellacourt
as Beatrice Bellacourt
as Dodo Bellacourt
as Frederick Bellacourt
as Commodore Bellacourt
as Hortense Bellacourt
as Marquis de Sainsbury
as Mark Twain
as Anne Sullivan
as Hal Carnegie
as Charles Ponzi
as Helen Keller
as Dr. Goldberg
Comedian Natasha Leggero and the equally delightful Riki Lindhome (of Garfunkel and Oates) created and star in this surreal, reality TV-style mash-up of Downton Abbey and Keeping Up with the Kardashians.
Another Period also skewers gender politics (and classism and the cult of celebrity), but the jokes are not particularly charged, aiming for -- and granted, usually reaching -- bawdiness, not brilliance.
Another Period is as scintillating as it is irreverent in its blistering satire of both period dramas and reality shows.
This is nowhere near Comedy Central's worst comedy, but it has yet to reach the high comedic standard that has been established for it.
Audience Reviews for Another Period: Season 1
Another Period is hilariously crafted by blending reality TV show elements with historical drama parody Downton Abbey. Initially I was sceptical but it turned out to be really good, though some mid episodes were rather campy.
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