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I also think that, if this show wants to gain a following or a fanbase, it needs to be really damn good. Each episode takes place in its own universe with no connections, and this is established several times in advertisements for the show, meaning a constant story is, by definition, impossible. That means there's very little to theorize on and think about. To be completely honest though, I can't imagine that working up a fanbase is the goal of a TruTV show.
All in all, the show is okay. If it stays to the style of the first episode rather than the second, it could work.
The second episode went right over the cliff. I am not an American but even I found the desperate appeal for left-wing approval clumsy. I mean, sure, by all means, attack Trump, but why not be smarter about it, why alienate the majority of your potential audience?
My guess is that Bobcat Goldthwait is deeply conscious that most of his Hollywood peers associate him his old standup persona and is more worried about signaling virtue to gain their approval than addressing his audience with respect. This probably will gain him fleeting critical approval but he has lost any part of his audience that were already tired of the relentless propaganda. I suspect, for this genre of show (relatively expensive to produce), you cannot get renewed if you alienate your viewers like this.
One MUST lay the blame (Or credit) squarely upon the shoulders of Bobcat Goldthwait. This is his baby just as my favorite series of all time The Twilight Zone was Rod Serling's. But to belabor the obvious Goldthwait is no Serling and this show is no Twilight Zone.
It' s fitting that the premiere episode was half animated because the show itself is a lot like a cartoon, exaggerated and nonsensical without any pretenses of actual reality. It's a fun house mirror version of an anthology.
I differ from some others in that I didn't like the premiere but did like the second episode. The third was mediocre as well in my opinion and the previews for the fourth show no signs that it will be any better. One wouldn't imagine that Goldthwait just wanted to extend his 15 minutes of stand up comedy fame with a disposable Goosebumps style show but the proof is in the pudding and he obviously wasn't going for depth or meaning. If it stays at this mediocre level I predict that we'll never see a second season of this show and probably never hear from Bobcat Goldthwait again either. Hollywood loves a winner but this show isn't one and neither is he for making it.