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Sunday, December 13, 2015

Catastrophe is smart laugh out loud comedy, A

 Above: Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney in Amazon's Catastrophe.
There seems to be a bounty of romantic comedy series on T.V. these days. However, the new Amazon Prime series Catastrophe offers a smart, sophisticated look on a strained over sees romance that's interesting by the very least and at the same time laugh out loud funny.
There's so many romantic comedy on television these days it's hard to keep track of them all. However, Catastrophe is a stand out series about an American man meeting a British woman on an oversees business trip. A 'one night' stand turns out to be a more serious issue when the woman is pregnant.
Yes, the story has been done many times before. But the Amazon Prime members series Catastrophe adds many hilarious twists and turns that  makes it feels like something new. Both the lead characters are great, and the show not only focuses on them but other people in their lives as well. The character development is fantastic in this show. What helps that along so well is the brilliant acting.
Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney do a fantastic job as the lead roles Sharon and Rob Morris. They really make you fall in love with the characters and cheer for them and their many odd but real behaviors.
It's fascinating on many levels because the reality T.V. series is based on the actors real lives, and they play themselves on the show.
For comedy fans, Catastrophe is something worth getting Amazon Prime for. It's both funny and serious at the same time, and offers light on middle age relationships.

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