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'You, Me and the Apocalypse': EW review

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Ed Miller/NBC

You, Me and the Apocalypse

type:
TV Show
Current Status:
In Season
seasons:
1
run date:
01/28/16
performer:
Jenna Fischer, Megan Mullally, Rob Lowe
broadcaster:
NBC
genre:
Comedy, Drama

We gave it a B+

You, Me and the Apocalypse starts by losing you, then grows on you. The 10-episode British-American co-production opens in a packed bunker at the moment of comet-induced world destruction, then backtracks to tell the absurdly comic story of how everyone got there. Jenna Fischer is an accused techno-anarchist. Megan Mullally is a neo-Nazi. Rob Lowe is a chain-smoking Vatican priest who investigates false messiahs. The scattered storytelling initially baffles, but mounting revelations and charming crazy will turn your bewildered What the heck is going on? into a curious and invested Where the hell is this going? B+