Parents' Guide to

Difficult People

By Kari Croop, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Duo's comedy is snarky, sometimes hard to swallow.

TV Hulu Comedy 2015
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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

Tepid water

Is It Any Good?

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Kids say: Not yet rated

There are heroes, there are antiheroes, and then there are people like Julie and Billy, who are just horrible -- in a Seinfeld-ian way, at least -- but they're a lot less lovable than the characters from that show. And it's not only because they're selfish, narcissistic, and shallow; it's also because they're really not as funny as they think they are, which makes Difficult People a particularly, well, difficult comedy.

Klausner and Eichner's larger-than-life alter egos consider themselves wrongfully overlooked as comedians. But for all of Difficult People's biting one-liners and extensive roster of guest stars (plus Amy Poehler's executive-producer cred), the lack of real laughs suggests they'e probably as famous now as they should be -- that is, famous enough for existing fans but not destined for a much larger audience.

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