Not everyone has been a fan of Will & Grace‘s return, but I think it’s great, and I explained why in a new piece for Decider.
Here’s an excerpt:
While no longer groundbreaking, Will & Grace succeeded by maintaining its charm. Refreshingly, showrunners David Kohan and Max Mutchnick have refused to alter the series’ approach to comedy, which is heavy on puns, observational humor, and wisecracks about the current state of politics, culture, and the world at large. The characters haven’t aged along with the actors and are exactly as we remember them, a delightful mix of campy and somewhat corny that works because everyone’s in on the joke. It remains effortless simply because it actually is; there’s no desperation to keep seem “edgy” or ahead of an invisible small screen curve. Instead, it’s comfortable and happy just where it is, and so is the audience.
Read the full article over at Decider.