Last night’s episode of Inside Amy Schumer pushed the show’s gutsy, bawdy brilliance to a new level of sustained excellence. “12 Angry Men Inside Amy Schumer” took over the whole episode, and it offered a pretty brutal send-up of the kinds of misogynistic vitriol famous women face. It’s also an excellent re-creation of its source material: This is an incredibly specific parody, with staging, costuming, and props exactly mimicking the 1957 classic. Right down to the switchblades! Well, almost.
The cross-fade from the courtroom into the jury room is a perfect match …
The title design, too.
Jeff Goldblum’s tie-with-a-polo-shirt outfit looks familiar.
As do Kumail Nanjiani’s suspenders and body language.
Same for Henry Zebrowski. The guy just wants to go to the Blake Shelton concert! Er … baseball game.
Let’s take a quick poll.
Nick DiPaolo absolutely nails Lee J. Cobb’s look and mannerisms.
Switchblades, dildos …
Has the jury reached a verdict? We have, your honor.