TV Club: When things go wrong, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend gets better and better

There’s nothing quite like the thrill of seeing something that’s perfect for the first time, and one such perfect, ugly, aching, wonderful gem sits inside one of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend‘s best episodes to date. Is that a surprise? Not to anyone who’s been watching regularly—the series proved seven episodes ago that it was as capable of greatness as anything else on TV. What is surprising is that it just keeps getting better somehow, expertly walking that precarious line between comedy and drama without ever sacrificing the audaciousness that makes it so bold. Nothing else on the air comes close to the number of laughs, tears, cringes, groans, fist-pumps, and jaw-drops per hour. It’s uncompromising and daring and sad and smart and wholly original, and it doesn’t settle, not even a little.

That’s a long way of saying that one of the best shows …

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