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Better Things: Season 2 (2017)

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Critic Consensus: Better Things' second season plays even more adroitly to its strengths, weaving confidently between stinging humor, caustic observation, and poignant drama.

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A single mom struggles to raise three girls while trying to maintain her career as an actor.

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One of last year's best new comedies, Better Things is darkly funny.

September 13, 2017 | Full Review…

Adlon's whole gestalt, her black clothes and her raspy voice, her tough love and her exasperation, make the sweet beats feel like treats instead of a bellyache, like the largess of life, not the brainstorms of a clever writers' room.

September 13, 2017 | Full Review…
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Sam Fox is an absolute badass, talking the talk and walking the walk. We've never seen a character like her before, and her worldview has never been realized this clearly.

September 13, 2017 | Rating: A | Full Review…

You're not going to find a more emotionally satisfying family comedy this season than Better Things.

October 20, 2017 | Full Review…

Dreamier and more wistful in style but with the same caustic sense of humor, the show takes more risks with structure and technique.

September 14, 2017 | Full Review…

There's only so much pity one can muster for a successful woman who owns two houses, has the means to hire housekeepers, and nevertheless sees herself as a beleaguered, unappreciated underdog.

September 14, 2017 | Full Review…

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