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BASKETS Review: “Circus”

baskets excerptSeason 2, Episode 10 – Baskets closes its outstanding second season with an episode that felt a little more like a short film than the typical half-hour. And a lot happens as the family determines its future.

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BASKETS Review: “Yard Sale”

baskets excerptSeason 2, Episode 9 – A lot of plot development is covered this week on Baskets, as Chip helps an old friend, Dale’s life is turned upside down, and Christine finds herself empowered. Another exceptional episode as we near the end of season two.

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BASKETS Review: “Funeral”

baskets excerptSeason 2, Episode 8 – Everybody comes back for Mee-maw’s funeral, and the power of sibling relationships takes center stage. Chip and Dale deal with Cody and Logan’s strife in an unnecessary detour, while Christine struggles to see eye-to-eye with her brother Jim in a more poignant plot. And then there’s whiskey salad. Mmmm.

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BASKETS Review: “Denver”

baskets excerptSeason 2, Episode 7 – Christine puts her love in her own hands by taking a trip to Denver in this episode of Baskets, and Louie Anderson likely cements another Emmy nomination with his performance. Meanwhile Chip has to take his grandmother to the doctor.

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BASKETS Review: “Marthager”

baskets excerptSeason 2, Episode 6 – In a necessary episode that sets us up for the remainder of season two, Baskets quietly deals with Chip and Martha’s friendship and Christine’s ability to put herself first. Maybe we need a little more, but it’s nevertheless a pleasant episode.

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BASKETS Review: “Fight”

baskets excerptSeason 2, Episode 5 – After the four-episode arc that started season two of Baskets, things are slowed down even more with a low-stakes series of events that further highlights the family dysfunction. Chip and Dale get angry at each other and wreck the house, while Christine heads to Costco.

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BASKETS Review: “Ronald Reagan Library”

baskets excerptSeason 2, Episode 4 – The slow pace of Season 2 of Baskets continues, as we find Christine and Chip waiting out the latter’s sentencing by visiting the museum honoring our 40th president. Christine finds friendship while Chip seeks closure in this sweet, poignant episode.

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BASKETS Review: “Bail”

baskets excerptSeason 2, Episode 3 – Focus returns to ancillary characters this week on Baskets, as Christine posts bail for Chip, while Dale attempts to take his relationship with Martha to the next level. And everyone is trying to wrestle away control of their own lives.

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BASKETS Review: “Reverie”

baskets excerptSeason 2, Episode 2 – In a beautiful and powerful episode of Baskets, Chip, still on the run with a band of homeless drifters, starts feeling pain and anxiety while remembering the happiness he left behind. A shocking twist forces Chip to come full circle in realizing the errors of his ways.

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BASKETS Review: “Freaks”

baskets excerptSeason 2, Episode 1 – Welcome to the second season of FX’s Baskets, the dark comedy about a clown, in more ways than one. And said clown Chip is on the run, meeting up with some interesting folks, while Christine begins worrying about her son’s whereabouts.

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