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    The Good Cop Is an Uneasy Comedy About Corrupt PoliceThis Netflix show doesn’t have nearly enough self-awareness to handle such serious issues.
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    Manifest Is Not the Next LostYeah, you can skip boarding this plane.
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    Maniac Is a Hell of a DrugThis trippy series starring Jonah Hill and Emma Stone is unlike anything else on Netflix.
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    The New Magnum P.I. Shows a Lot of PromiseThe CBS reboot’s pilot captures most of what made the original great.
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    Sorry for Your Loss Is a Wonderfully Sensitive Show About GriefThe Facebook Watch drama is meticulously observed and often cathartic.
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    Jesus, the Emmys Were Sluggish This YearEven a surprise marriage proposal couldn’t overcome Colin Jost and Michael Che’s blasé style.
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    The Hunt for the Trump Tapes Doesn’t Seem Likely to Uncover MuchThis may shock you but: Tom Arnold is no Bob Woodward.
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    The First Is a Very Different Kind of Space DramaThe Hulu series is an intimate story about astronauts and their families struggling through the messy business of living.
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    Norm Macdonald Has a Show Is a Comedy RelicHe feels like a talk-show host who belongs to an older era.
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    BoJack Horseman Season 5 Goes Deep on Grief, Addiction, and Sight GagsThe BoJack-centric storylines are terrific, and the stand-alone episodes about other characters are even better.
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    Forever Is Really Great, But We’re Not Allowed to Tell You WhyMaya Rudolph and Fred Armisen’s Amazon show is shrouded in secrecy. But trust us: It’s one of the best of the fall.
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    American Vandal Season Two Is Full of ItYou’ll miss the refined sophistication of season one’s dick jokes.
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    The Deuce Season Two Takes a Big Leap ForwardThe HBO drama jumps ahead to an era of glitter balls, platform shoes, cocaine, and the open sale of sex.
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    Lifetime’s You Is Absolutely BonkersIf you can get past the creepy premise, this show is a messy, murderous romp.
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    Kidding Is a Terrific Showcase for Jim CarreyThe show is a little uneven, but this is the perfect role to mark Carrey’s return to TV.
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    Why Does Iron Fist Season Two Exist?It’s an improvement in the way that stubbing your toe is an improvement over jamming your finger.
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    Atypical Season 2 Widens Its Perspective, But Loses Some CharmThe Netflix dramedy about an autistic teen becomes even more of an ensemble piece in its second outing.
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    Ozark’s Second Season Is a Trip to Lake FlaccidThe Netflix crime series gets even darker and more plodding.
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    Jack Ryan Is a (Literally) Explosive ThrowbackThe message of Amazon’s new show is simple: John Krasinski, good. Terrorists, bad.
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    What Was the Point of Who Is America?It was sometimes brilliant, sometimes juvenile, and mostly existed to expose the rise in shamelessness.
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    The Seductive Horror of Sharp ObjectsEvery episode left me feeling anxious and depressed, yet immediately eager for more.
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    The Innocents Is a Supernatural Teen Love StoryBut you can also watch it for Scandinavian farm-to-table lifestyle porn.
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    Drew Michael’s HBO Special Will Make You Think About How Comedy WorksIt may not make you laugh, though.
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    Mayans M.C. Doesn’t Quite Measure Up to Its PredecessorKurt Sutter’s Sons of Anarchy follow-up is a show with its own personality and focus, though by no means a great one.
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    The Affair Is Ridiculous But I Still Can’t Quit ItThe fourth season took a ton of absurd, soapy turns. But trying to divorce it was impossible.
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    Disenchantment Does Not Cast a SpellMatt Groening’s first Netflix series is no Simpsons or Futurama.
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    Insecure Has Nothing to Be Insecure About in Season 3Issa Rae’s HBO series comes back stronger than ever.
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    Ordeal by Innocence Is a Mystery That Feels Too SlickBut it does land a vicious final punch.
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    Netflix’s Insatiable Is an Utter DisasterYou probably heard this show was bad. But it’s way, way worse than that.
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    Random Acts of Flyness Is Dazzling, But Emotionally InertWhose consciousness is this HBO show trying to shift?
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    Better Call Saul Season 4 Is Great Because It’s PatientThe pleasures of Better Call Saul are almost entirely visceral and emotional.
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    Lodge 49 Is a Very Odd ShowThe AMC series doesn’t entirely work, but it has endearing and delightfully weird moments.
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    The Sinner Season Two Is Instantly AddictiveIt also stars Carrie Coon, so yeah, you should watch it.
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    Casual Flashes Forward for Its Great Final SeasonThe Hulu series didn’t generate buzz, but its fourth and last season shouldn’t be missed.
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    Making It Is Reality TV That’s Good for the SoulIt’s Parks and Rec meets The Great British Baking Show.
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    Castle Rock Is Creepy, But Can’t Escape Its Own DemonsThe Hulu series struggles to prove itself equal to Stephen King.
  37. Pose Is a Deeply American Story of Self-CreationThis is a powerful show about family as ideal, reality, and metaphor.
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    Trial & Error: Lady Killer Is a Bonkers DelightKristin Chenoweth’s performance is gloriously unhinged in this NBC true-crime parody.
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    Orange Is the New Black Season 6 Is Aimless, But Still CompellingDespite the problems with this sixth season, OITNB is still stacked with absorbing characters.
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    Snowfall Season Two Is Like a Solid ’80s B MovieIn its second season, FX’s Southern California drug epic makes some notable improvements.
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    Sacha Baron Cohen’s Who Is America? Isn’t Just Fake NewsThe new Showtime series isn’t always consistent, but it’s effective satire.
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    The Handmaid’s Tale Wraps Up a Good But Frustrating SeasonHow long can it avoid the problems that plague The Walking Dead?
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    Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee May Not Be Made for These TimesJerry Seinfeld brings his talk show to Netflix, but it feels out of sync with the cultural moment.
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    Sharp Objects Is So Much More Than a Small-Town Murder MysteryThe HBO mini-series is a psychological exploration of the many ways that society hurts and manipulates women.
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    In Season Two, Marvel’s Luke Cage Evolves Into a ContradictionThe Netflix superhero series takes bold risks in its second season, with mixed results.
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    GLOW Is Back in the Ring and Even Better in Season TwoThe ‘80s wrestling show gets more substantive without losing its sense of humor.
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    Thank Goodness, The Great British Baking Show Is BackYes, the new season aired in the U.K. back in 2012. Who cares? Just let its gentleness wash over you.
  48. Queer Eye Is Back and (Slightly) Less PoliticalBut the Fab Five are still fabulous and full of style tips.
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    The Bold Type Stands Out in Season TwoThe Freeform series balances melodrama with stories about workplace politics and journalistic ethics.
  50. Claws Is Back and Trashier Than EverTNT’s Florida noir comedy returns with Franka Potente as a self-proclaimed Russian Sheryl Sandberg.
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