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Better Things Review: “White Rock”
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Better Things ExcerptSeason 2, Episode 9 – In Better Things, Sam and the kids visit their Uncle Lester and his wife in White Rock. They discover something new, and so does Uncle Lester – Sam didn’t tell her mother, his sister, that they were visiting. Ha.

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BETTER THINGS Review: “Arnold Hall”
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Better Things ExcerptSeason 2, Episode 8 – When I was a kid, talking smack to my mother was not allowed. In “Better Things,” Frankie doesn’t just talk smack to Sam, she insults her. And rightly so, Sam assaults her. But it’s the 2017 version of assault (calm down).

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BETTER THINGS Review: “Hair of The Dog”
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Better Things ExcerptSeason 1, Episode 9 – Thursday’s episode of Better Things has a strange name: “Hair of the Dog.” I don’t get it, but the episode is actually strange in the way Sam (Pamela Adlon) interacts with characters of color. Here’s a thinkpiece that you aren’t expecting. IMO. IJS.

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BETTER THINGS Review: “Scary Fun”
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Better Things ExcerptSeason 1, Episode 8 – Better Things offers us another solid episode of the quintessential mother-daughters relationship. All three kids stereotypically act their age, and Sam (Pamela Adlon) addresses each one in ways we’ve come to expect: with a combination of cussing and hugs.

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BETTER THINGS Review: “Duke’s Chorus”
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Better Things ExcerptSeason 1, Episode 7 – “Duke’s Chorus” isn’t really about Duke’s Chorus. It’s a lesson on how to unapologetically be yourself on this episode of Better Things. This includes temporarily freeing a Mormon lady from strict religious beliefs. P.S. she cusses.

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BETTER THINGS Review: “Alarms”
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Better Things ExcerptSeason 1, Episode 6 – Better Things confirms why it’s such a great show – Sam. I am convinced she is a superhero. Dealing with a deadbeat baby daddy; a mother who may be a candidate for Alzheimer’s; and a best friend whose husband is cheating on her are all reasons to slap an ‘S’ on her chest.

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BETTER THINGS Review: “Brown”
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Better Things ExcerptSeason 1, Episode 3 – Last night’s episode of Better Things features Lenny Kravitz as Mel Trueblood. The first time an actor of color appears on this show, and of course, there’s an awkward black joke.