Mr. Sunshine is Hillarious

Mr. Sunshine, which premiered last night on ABC (sorry I forgot to give you a heads up) cracked me up.   Matthew Perry’s sarcastic sense of humor is right up my alley.  I loved his last gig, Studio 60 and the Sunset Strip.

Premise: Depressed, 40 year old manager of a sports facility makes sarcastic comments in the midst of chaos and wacky coworkers, including Allison Janey (West Wing) and Hugo from Lost.

Side note: The combo of Matthew Perry and Alison Janey is making me miss Bradley Whitford !!!  I kind of liked Bradley’s recently canceled show The Good Guys, but not enough to have ever mentioned it before or to have watched it past episode 3.

I had grand plans to list some quotes from the Mr. Sunshine pilot, but when I played it back, I realized you have to actually watch it to get it.  For example, I thought it was hilarious when some guy in a mascot tiger costume asks to be unzipped because he dropped a taco in his suit.  Does that sound funny?

It’s very similar to Better Off Ted, which I initially found hilarious as well, but it got annoying fast.

Mr. Sunshine might get old but it made me laugh out loud a couple of times, so I am going to find a place for it on the list.

IN OTHER TV NEWS:

  • Episodes, Shameless, and Being Human are out
  • The final season of Big Love is fabulous
  • I have checked in to American Idol briefly and I am liking the new judging panel
  • Breaking Bad is AMAZING (what was I thinking not watching until now!)
  • The Office and Parks & Recreation have been stellar lately
  • Damon Salvatore is still hot
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2 thoughts on “Mr. Sunshine is Hillarious”

  1. damnit, we missed this show. we will have to go back to this episode.

    so you dropped episodes and shameless! finally!

    parks and rec is amazing.

    1. I feel personally responsible for failing you! I was busy and you are usually on top of it all anyway. I recommend curling up on the couch with your wife and watching on Hulu (or you must know how to hook Hulu up to your TV, right?) I am curious to hear what you guys think.

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