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December 5, 2020 7:17:39 am
Crashing, created by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, is an up to date spin on the TV trope of pals dwelling in closed quarters. Nevertheless, regardless of the cliches, it’s refreshing.
What’s Crashing about?
Crashing follows six twenty-somethings dwelling collectively and navigating by life, work, friendships and romance. On the face of it, the idea is completed to dying and doesn’t sound like something we have now not seen earlier than. Nevertheless, what makes it refreshing is its sturdy and witty writing.
Right here, the twenty-somethings dwell in a disused hospital. It took me some time to grasp that within the UK, outdated buildings are leased out for residence, with out many modifications.
What works for Crashing?
Crashing has a number of characters for a brief collection, however the personalities listed below are distinct sufficient so that you can get invested and root for them.
The present opens with Phoebe’s Lulu dropping by the hospital-residence to shock her childhood finest buddy Anthony. Historically, the primary episodes of such reveals are spent in boring introductions, however Crashing will get previous it in a crisp vogue. The scavenger hunt plot helps velocity issues up, and by the tip of this episode, the connection dynamics, the traits and the curiosity of every character are fairly clear.
Additionally, in contrast to different sitcoms, the supporting characters right here don’t simply facilitate Lulu and Anthony’s story. Their unbiased plots are a lot richer, which simply offers you extra as an viewers. As an example, the storyline between Sam and Fred is participating sufficient to maintain you invested.
The content material of Crashing can simply be described as frothy, however it’s so well carried out that it doesn’t really feel utterly frivolous.
Regardless that Crashing is simply six-episodes lengthy, it definitely packs a whole lot of plot for these episodes.
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Crashing is streaming on Netflix.
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