Louis C.K. jumps off the Brooklyn Bridge in the new Louie teaser

Louis C.K. jumps off the Brooklyn Bridge in the new Louie teaser

Following three seasons of episodes that further blurred the line between comedy and tragedy, Louie announces its May 5 return with the sight of Louis C.K.—clasping a bouquet of red roses that stand out, Schindler’s List-style, against the bleak black-and-white backdrop—taking a header off the Brooklyn Bridge. Naturally, some may see this as symbolizing his character taking a romantic plunge, and maybe that doesn’t work out so great. Still others may see this as symbolizing his character literally jumping off a bridge, maybe while holding some flowers. But we prefer to see it as symbolizing that, this season, Louie finally realizes he’s a merman, and he decides to return home and start life anew under the sea. 


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