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TV Review: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Season 2

After the huge success of last year’s release of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, the show’s second season was made available on Netflix early in April. The show follows the titular Kimmy Schmidt, a woman who spent her formative years locked in an underground bunker with three other women and the cultmaster who had kidnapped them, as she finds herself and adjusts to the modern world in New York City. Season two starts not with a bang, but with an “Eh…” The premiere episode, “Kimmy Goes Roller Skating”, feels less like a  season premiere than a continuation of the first season. Undoubtedly Netflix had binge watchers in mind during production, assuming that as the show continues, viewers will be watching these seasons in quick succession. However, the premiere fell short for those of us seeing season two for the first time, and I personally questioned whether it was worth continuing.
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