The show’s white, middle-age, upper-class liberals clumsily realizing their privilege are an accurate mirror of some of its viewers.
Michel Ghanem is a freelance writer based in Vancouver, Canada. He is also known as tvscholar on Instagram. He is the author of Appointment Viewing, a monthly column in New York Magazine’s The Cut. He has a Master of Arts in fashion studies from Toronto Metropolitan University, where he wrote a thesis on costume design and madness on television through the lens of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. His words can be found in The Cut, W, Elle, TheWrap, and the tv scholar newsletter on Substack.