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REVIEW OF THE SIXTH EPISODE OF HAPPYISH

E6 Grade: D
Like the Prince of Egypt crossing the long hot desert, the sixth episode of Showtime's HAPPYISH titled "Moses, Helen Keller & Lenny Bruce" is a bridge between... not sure what exactly...

Still, the impossible Promised Land is sought after by Kathryn Hahn's Lee Payne during a day of shopping... Meanwhile, Steve Coogan as Thom, her husband and overall partner-in-pessimism, is dealing with a new employee at the Ad Agency, a youngster thinking up a new campaign for The Wonderbra who could very well become his own Pete Campbell...

And that's pretty much that: A conversational tribute to the art of searching and a searching tribute to the art of conversation. The problem is, there's really no light at the end of the tunnel, or any tunnel anywhere, really... Just open space as, after a Biblical rendition, Moses crosses over, guiding Lee through the mall... And how many times can he scream "Let my Penis Free" before the realization that this week's bland envelope has been pushed far enough?
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