Wedding Bells

Finally watched an episode of the already-axed Wedding Bells. It’s a basic David E. Kelley workplace comedy, populated by a mixture of characters in romantic situations and simply insane characters. This time, it’s a And even though it’s just a few episodes in, we already have the outsider coming in to straighten out the place, being wacky and overbearing but kinda right — usually a Kelley series goes on for some seasons before this happens.
It’s slick, it’s smooth, it’s witty but predictable; it’s existence doesn’t pain me, but neither will its absence.
I’m not sure that building a series around weddings is actually a good idea. The people who haven’t gone through the process may not be invested in it, the people who have gone through it may not feel empathetic to the sort of thing that’s presented. I feel much the same doubt about the upcoming pregnancy-oriented sitcom Notes from the Underbelly.

Published in: on April 11, 2007 at 12:32 am  Leave a Comment  

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