A Michael Jordan rookie card is the emotional center of Me, Myself & Is best episode yet

This is the episode I’ve been waiting for. Because here’s the thing: Sitcoms almost never start out funny. For a sitcom, what matters in the early going is that a world is established, a camaraderie is introduced, and a general sense of likability is cultivated. As such, the jokes themselves are often neutered so as…

Romantic failure plays out differently in each of Me, Myself & I's three timelines

Before we talk about “The First Step,” it’s important we discuss what’s clearly the viewing public’s chief concern concerning Me, Myself & I: The Moynihan/Larroquette paradox. How, pray tell, could the gentle, bumbling, soft-edged Bobby Moynihan in just 25 years come to look, talk, and conduct one’s self in the manner…

Me, Myself & I could be funnier, but its central conceit is refreshing and resonant

Sitcoms don’t really lend themselves to ambition, and the the ones that have strived for more nontraditional presentations (The Good Place notwithstanding) tend not to have the best track record—just look at Mixology or Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ misbegotten Watching Ellie. Character and comedy are the driving forces of a…

The Wonder Years gets a time-hopping update (and John Larroquette) in Me, Myself, & I

The conceits and styles may change, but the enduring appeal of the American sitcom remains constant. And if there’s one thing Me, Myself, & I, CBS’s latest attempt to capture that elusive 30-minute magic, gets right about the genre, it’s that sense of breezy homespun relatability: the way that a strong exemplar of the…