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Caroline in the City

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Caroline in the City

type:
TV Show
Current Status:
In Season
run date:
09/21/95
performer:
Eric Lutes, Malcolm Gets, Amy Pietz, Lea Thompson
guest performer:
Merrin Dungey
broadcaster:
NBC
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a B-

Films get novelized; sitcoms get…cartoonized? They do if they’re NBC’s hit series about a loopy cartoonist and her pals. Drawn by the team whose illustrations pepper the show and stand in for the title character’s, this cute little volume culls moments from actual episodes and converts them onto the printed page. Some translate perfectly. More frequently, though, Caroline in the City the book — sans the sitcom’s goofy chemistry — feels, well, two-dimensional. B-

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