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Sunday, July 19, 2015


Friends, I have done it! 

I have watched every episode of the three seasons of the Mindy Project, completing my TMP-a-thon. I thoroughly enjoyed myself and have an even deeper appreciation for the show, Mindy and her team.

So, where are the rest of my reviews (you are likely not asking)? 

Somewhere along the line, I wanted to simply appreciate the show and not be distracted by reviewing it. Eventually, the notion of reviewing became unappealing. It was like falling in love and then telling your beloved that they could stand to lose fifteen pounds. What kind of asshole does that? So what if I cringe almost every time Tamra has a line (save "Glob" - that was perfection) and the lackluster character development of Danny's ex Christina and her even more meh portrayal by Chloe Sevigny (okay, I am that asshole), when there were so many more glorious offerings, such as the Deslaurier brothers, Rhea Perlman as Mama Castellano, "Harry & Sally" and "Harry & Mindy," Peter Prentice, and of course, Mindy Kaling as Mindy Lahiri.

Kudos to Mindy and her team. Shout-outs include:

Mindy - You are a force. Of my favorite episodes of all three seasons, you were often the writer (as was the case with The Office). Truly impressive. 

Tracy Wigfield - I'd be mid-watching certain episodes and think - this is tight. I'd look up the writer after watching, and sure enough, it was you. You have a special brilliance for integrating side plots. 

Lang Fisher - It has always been a dream of mine to get down to "All Night Long" at a wedding - how did you know? "Wedding Crushers" was beautifully crafted and brought me much joy. To me, this was also the break-out episode for Peter Prentice and cemented his friendship with Mindy Lahiri.

Matt Warburton - "In the Club" is one of my all-time favorite episodes of the show. You're hot.

Jeremy Bronson - The wonderfully demented mind behind such delights as "Indian BBW."

Jack Burditt -  Here's my complaint: Why wasn't there more from this man in Season 3? This guy is consistently excellent.

Charlie Grandy - Timothy Olyphant as "Sk8er Man" was comedic genius. Also, "I Slipped" was groundbreaking for network television - you dirty boy. I also loved "Danny Castellano Is My Personal Trainer," "Christmas" and pretty much everything else from you. 

Ike Barinholtz and David Stassen - "Mindy's Minute" was awesome. I want to put you two in my pocket and take you with me wherever I go.

Chris Schleicher -  So young, so talented, and so supple.

Alina Mankin - Rising star of comedic writing - I called it right here.

I eagerly await Season 4, especially after this breaking news.

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