TV Club: Sheila’s tasted blood and she wants more in her Santa Clarita Diet

As a repressed soon-to-be housewife once sang, “I’ve tasted blood and I want more (more, more, more),” and now the same thing is happening to suburban mom-turned-zombie Sheila Hammond (Drew Barrymore). After feasting on colleague Gary (Nathan Fillion) in Santa Clarita Diet’s premiere episode—it’s okay, he was awful—Sheila has partaken of the human flesh, and now nothing can satiate her zombie hunger but some newly-dead human meat.

Of course, Sheila and Joel aren’t wild about the idea of having to continue killing people, so they make a valiant effort to figure out other solutions—raw meat from the grocery store, freshly-killed animals, and even body parts purchased from a super creepy morgue attendant (Adam Rose). And while we could watch Barrymore chase a live chicken while wearing a plastic tarp all day long…

Alas, nothing works; nothing is as delicious as that sweet, sweet …

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