I'm very sorry to be so late reviewing this sitcom. I've
had a busy summer! The show only has 10 episodes, but you
can still watch them on the Bravo website.
This is a fun little satire. I didn't expect to like it,
but it's pretty funny. Jill is a mom in the upper east side.
She's married to Andy, who's from a rich family, but he's a
lawyer and not as wealthy as the rest of his family, so they
kind of look down on them and their children (his brother is
also really successful). Jill is not your average
yuppie mom, so people look askance at her, particularly at
her children's preschool.
It works well not only as a fish-out-of-water-comedy but
also shows us how ridiculous the lives of the super rich are
(at least the ones in New York City). I'm sure there
is some truth to it, but it's not to be taken seriously,
even though it's based on writer/star Jill Kargman's real
If you like your sitcoms to be very droll and to have
lots of kooky characters, you will enjoy this. I hope it
comes back for season 2. I think the best jokes come from
when Jill is hanging out with her best friend.
, learns that his baby brother,
, has just earned $600 million
from a big overseas sale, diminishing Andy's news of
making partner at his law firm. Jill starts to feel the
pressure to get her twins into the "right" kindergarten.
To make matters worse, Jill's sister-in-law,
, pressures her into coming
to her spinning class charity event at SoulWheelz
benefitting N.A.C.H.O. (New Yorkers Against Childhood
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