Shrink (Seeso)

Shrink

Shrink (Seeso) – Premieres 16th March

After completing his medical degree, David Tracy ends up being rejected by every residency programme he applied for. Leaving him without a job and a $500k student loan, that’s co-signed by his mother, about to activate.

To keep his medical license and to get a profession that can start paying the loan back before it bankrupts his family, David decides on becoming a licensed therapist. Where he begins to perform the 1920 hours of supervised therapy, for free, in his garage.

After taking in his first few patients he manages to persuade his former therapist to become his supervisor, and ends up finding out that most of the stuff he’s done contravenes the correct protocol, and the techniques he’s told to perform occasionally go awry.

As a comedy it’s a pretty laid back affair and has some decent moments in it. It’s worth a look.

5.2/10

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My Brother, My Brother & Me (Seeso)

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My Brother, My Brother & Me (Seeso) – Premieres 23rd February

A TV Show based on their podcast, this has the three McElroy brothers receiving a question from a listener where they want their advice on what to do.

After hearing the question the brothers going about their hometown of Huntington, where they set up a scenario that is as close as they can make to the original question then try and device some helpful advice from it all.

Along with setting up their experiment they also interview their dad about his similar experiences, and get some expert advice on what they’re getting up to. The brothers then also do some Nathan For You style interactions with the people of Huntingdon.

The show has some decent silly moments and is a nice easy going bit of viewing.

5.2/10

Hidden America With Jonah Ray (Seeso)

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Hidden America With Jonah Ray (Seeso) – Starts 2nd June – Renewed

A parody of the travel show format, this has host Jonah Ray head off to a US city where he visits local restaurants, and fictitious historical and tourist sites, meeting up with quirky locals. All of which either end up going wrong, or end up with Jonah insulting whoever he is talking to, leading him to make a hasty escape.

The programme apes the travel show format to a tee, and for a parody has a decent amount of jokes in it. It’s not too bad.

4.5/10

HarmonQuest (Seeso)

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HarmonQuest (Seeso) – Starts 14th July – Renewed

Dan Harmon along with his trusty sidekick Spencer and two more of his chums play a role playing game in front of an audience with the help of a special guest.

Spencer has the role of games master and the other four team up to play against his. While they are playing it cuts between them at the table to an animated representation of the fantasy world they’re playing in.

It’s like watching a podcast with five friends dicking about, and while the thought of watching people play Dungeons and Dragons doesn’t sound like it would work, weirdly it does.

5.8/10

Bajillion Dollar Properties (Seeso)

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Bajillion Dollar Properties (Seeso) – Starts 17th March – Renewed

Parodying such shows as Million Dollar Listing: San Francisco and Next Step Realty NYC five estate agents are pitted against each other to sell as many properties so they could become a partner in the company.

It does a good job in mocking the reality shows its based on, and has a few decent dumb moments that does enough to give it another watch.

4.3/10