You're the Worst

One of the freshmen comedies of the summer You're the Worst's dark but rooted humour has been a welcome change from the normally upbeat and unrealistic nature of sitcoms. Yes this comedy too was set in a world of extremes. Situations that generally wouldn't happen to normal people. However it was just that little bit darker in nature. This shouldn't be surprising seeing as it came from creator Stephen Falk who had a mentor in Jenji Kohan who is the creator of the popular but twisted shows Weeds and Orange is the New Black. The effect on his story telling is evident as the tension of holding back big moments is gone and replaced by real and raw situations. The show is based on 2 urbanites who end up together even though (as is a symptom of the age that ...