Link: How Schitt’s Creek’s first season didn’t run dry

From David Berry of the National Post:

How Schitt’s Creek’s first season didn’t run dry
Schitt’s Creek settled into grooves of both character and plot — you could see where the season was going from its second episode — which dimmed some of the consistently clever writing.

Still, it had plenty of fun with it, especially when it found ways to get its main foursome into slightly new situations: O’Hara’s boisterous overacting as matriarch Moira attempts to sustain the surprise at her birthday party was a great wrinkle, and the sad, sarcastic and sweet way that whole party came together was proof that the ensemble has the ability to push and pull each other. So, too, was the enjoyable if obvious way David and Stevie’s friendship-with-benefits played out. Continue reading.