TV Club: Broad City: “St. Mark’s”

Reviewing Broad City has been a challenge if only because I’m running out of ways to say how much I love Abbi and Ilana’s friendship. Their dynamic is what sold Comedy Central on the series, earned a rabid following, and solidified the show’s singular voice. For all the endearing secondary characters and spot-on New York City backdrops, the reason why people continue to love Broad City is Abbi and Ilana as a pair. Their bond informs just about every scene on the show, and so it has become more and more difficult to keep myself from spinning off about their friendship on a weekly basis.

Luckily, “St. Mark’s” is the best episode in recent memory to help me articulate what I love specifically about how Broad City approaches friendship—not to mention something it does better than just about any other comedy in the game. Unlike …

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