Search Party – Season 1

Search Party Season 1

US Title:
Search Party
Season:
#1
Episodes:
10
Country:
US


What’s It About?
A group of aimless, self-absorbed twenty-somethings in NYC set out to find an old college acquaintance after she is reported missing.

Short Review: 100 Words or Less (no spoilers)
Search Party’s first season is a clever, sarcastic and addictive dark comedy. On the surface, the show follows a misguided, modernized, Scooby-like group of misfits playing private detectives with hilarious results; but there is also a subtle undercurrent running through these episodes: a witty criticism of aging millennials forced to finally confront the real world – and themselves. The show works well on both levels. The ensemble cast is great, particularly Alia Shawkat. The scripts are funny; I laughed out loud many times. Overall, I definitely enjoyed it… although I admit to having reservations about the “twists” in the season finale.

Final Grade: B-

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