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Man Seeking Woman isn’t afraid to piss off God in its finale

I’ve watched “Blood,” the season three finale of Man Seeking Woman, three times now. The first viewing was in preparation of my interview with creator Simon Rich and Katie Findlay, the co-lead who first stole our hearts as Lucy way back in “Futon.” I rewatched it because a) I had to review it, and I was worried there…

Man Seeking Woman knocks it out of the park in a hilarious, poignant episode

The penultimate episode of season three is full of parties, revelry, and even an awards ceremony, but Josh isn’t having any fun. The affianced Mr. Greenberg isn’t nearly as pumped as his best friend Mike about “butt-blasting” burritos, thick IPAs (I think?), getting blackout drunk twice before midnight, or well,…

A dinner party gag doesn’t make for a very satisfying Man Seeking Woman

There’s a poetic quality to feeling a bit let down by this week’s episode—the disappointment mirrors Lucy’s in “Shrimp,” in onset and duration. But after the heightened unreality of “Popcorn,” this midseason offering feels just a little too ordinary. ”Shrimp” isn’t a misstep, really—there was bound to be some spinning…

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Josh finds his better half and a new set of problems on Man Seeking Woman

Man Seeking Woman might be kicking off its third season with the titular quest already fulfilled, but the premiere should allay any concerns that the tone or style might drastically change along with Josh’s romantic status. “Futon’s” not quite a great episode, as one of the central conceits quickly becomes unwieldy.…