Regarding: “One Day at a Time”

Hello, hi. It’s me again! I know it’s been a while. In fact, I haven’t even been watching that much television lately because I’ve been busy devouring Bad Blood (the book about Theranos) and listening to “The Drop Out” (the podcast about Theranos). Should my next blog be about grifters?

Anywa, I’m here today to appeal to you about “One Day at a Time,” a.k.a. the only good reboot of the recent reboot trend (and I will die on this hill!) I reviewed the first episode of the first season way back when it was first released.

But I’m bringing it up again now because the show has just returned for its third season and word on the street is that renewal is not exactly a lock. And that would be so, so terrible.

This is the best possible reincarnation of the classic sitcom I like to write about on this blog. The new One Day at a Time is tackling “very special” issues in a way that is neither silly nor trite. In fact, I can hardly write about it because it is a vast improvement on the old school shows I grew up with. But I’m writing today to make a simple plea that you give it a watch. It’s the kind of show I would want to watch with my kids, if I had them, and that I would have loved to have the opportunity to watch when I was growing up.

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3 thoughts on “Regarding: “One Day at a Time”

  1. Re: “I’ve been busy devouring Bad Blood (the book about Theranos) and listening to “The Drop Out” (the podcast about Theranos). Should my next blog be about grifters?”

    This Very Special Reader is very much for you to blog about grifters and the Very Special Lessons involved!

  2. For me, the “good reboot” of this era is the recent reboot of The Worst Witch. But, in all fairness, I didn’t grow up watching the classic 90’s series (though the reboot did make me seek out some episodes of it that I enjoyed, and they were more accurate to the books also. Not the 80’s movie though. Ugh. Why does that even exist?)

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