TV Club: You’re The Worst: “Sweater People”

The main job of a season premiere is to remind the audience why they’re watching the show in the first place, or rather, why they’re returning to the show after a lengthy absence. Sometimes it’s the narrative, as a premiere will pick up the story where it left off months earlier, other times it’s the return of a creator’s vision and the mystery of how it will unfold (see: Mad Men), but more often than not, it’s the characters that you’ve presumably missed watching every week. If a show privileges characters over all else in a season premiere, chances are that everything will fall into place, and the audience will follow the show anywhere.

It takes roughly two minutes for You’re The Worst to remind us why it’s one of the best shows on TV, and most of that time is …

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