Critic Consensus: Here and Now clearly has a point it wants to make, but a nebulous plot and unfocused character development stand in the way of its potential.
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as Audrey Black
as Greg Bishop
as Ashley Bishop-Black
as Dr. Farid Shokrani
as Steven Benjamin
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It is impossible to watch Here and Now without suspecting it started out as a biting satire and somehow lost its sense of humour - or its courage - along the way. Even so, it retains a powerful capacity to provoke.
I'm not going to give up on the show right away; Ball is too good to dismiss, and I'm hoping he can pull it together. There's a lot here, and it needs to be sharpened now.
There are moments in Here and Now that threaten to turn the corner and reward a viewer's patience. But just as quickly, things bog down again.
There's just nothing here right now to indicate a meaningful payoff is coming.
Every time Here and Now threatens to allow its undeniably talented cast to develop characters, they do something that is so clearly a writer's contrivance that the whole exercise falls apart again.
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