TV Club: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt takes unexpected turns in season three finale

Since the beginning, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt has done the unexpected. It took a premise that sounds, at best, confounding on paper and spun it into a complex, funny, and often moving series that impressively balances absurdity and biting realness. Season three has followed suit, playing around with sitcom tropes and taking its character in surprising directions. The show burns through story at lightning speed. Jacqueline takes down the NFL pretty early on given that it seemed like it was the goal the character was set up to work on all season. Titus goes from thinking Mikey’s cheating on him to letting him go so he can experience more than just one relationship to wanting him back to…not quite getting him back in this finale. Those turns all happen quickly but coherently. At times, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt seems unfocused in how much it moves around and wraps things up …

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