Rarely does the thoroughly unlikeable get this much love


Rarely does the thoroughly unlikeable get this much love

Great series about a dysfunctional family hits so many sweet spots that some say it didn’t get enough Emmys

Kevin Kriedemann

It’s not often critics go so far as to call a show “just about the best thing I’ve ever seen on television” (The New Statesman) or complain that it didn’t win enough Emmys (The Hollywood Reporter), so I’m going to keep my intro short and let the critics speak for this one.

If you’re late to one of the best-reviewed shows of the past two years, it’s worth giving it five episodes, which seems to be the mark where most people feel like it moves from being a good show about unlikeable people to something they’re addicted to and make internet quizzes about. 

Season 2 of Succession, currently #3 on Rotten Tomatoes’ list of the Best TV Shows of 2019 So Far, behind only Fleabag and Barry, is now streaming...

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