TOTDY is a pretentious, self-indulgent, narcissistic,navel-gazing, misogynistic, slow-moving mess that does look great but offers nothing in the way of plot, character development, nuance, real tension or, indeed, meaning. It's what happens when a studio (Amazon Prime) just hands out money to a self-professed auteur without any restrictions. So far, so bad.
Episode 5: You're still here? Well, if you are (Chances are slim, I know), THIS is the best episode of TOTDY. While all the familiar pretentious trappings are firmly in place, there's even some kind of plot here. Sort of. Also, the funniest scene in the entire show (which involves Barry Manilow's Mandy - you'll understand once you've seen it) lies ahead, and you even get to see a decent stretch of plot that wasn't show in monochrome bore-o-vision. It's scant compensation for wasting 13 hours of time you'll never get back. I know. But it's SOMETHING.
There's something hilariously ironic about an extended car chase scene that dominates the latter half of this episode. You'll laugh out loud. Trust me.
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