Tv Season Info
Yes, this is one of those comedies that telegraphs its unique sense of humor with every other line of dialogue. However, that doesn't change the fact that some of it is very funny.
The young actor is endearing... He manages to make Highston sympathetic, but not pitiable, displaying a sort of real-world naivety.
From the pen of Nebraska screenwriter Bob Nelson, this is a slight, charming story along the lines of the classic play Harvey.
Highston offers an enjoyable half-hour of television, thanks to a clever premise and good performances. The antiquated, small-town vibe of the show also makes it stand out from other TV comedies.
An imaginary friends comedy in which the imagined friends are real celebrities, it has something of the whimsical pictorial formality of a Wes Anderson picture, and a shared love for the weirdo and the whimsical.
Audience Reviews for Highston: Season 1
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