37. Lady Dynamite (TV series)
Premiere date: May 20, 2016
What Lady Dynamite is about: Maria Bamford plays a fictionalized version of herself in the Netflix series Lady Dynamite. The series follows Maria as she moves back to Los Angeles after taking some much-needed time away to take care of her mental health. Now back in L.A., Maria hopes to build her life back up and rings up her agent, Bruce Ben-Bacharach (Fred Melamed), to start booking jobs.
The first season is all about truly getting to know Maria (or this version of herself, by featuring flashbacks of past struggles and family drama.
Why you need to watch this: Just watch the trailer and you’ll understand why Lady Dynamite on Netflix is a must-see. You’ll also recognize most of the cast, they’ve all work in the genre and know a thing or two about comedy! Some of our favorites include Fred Melamed, Ana Gasteyer, and Jenny Slate among others.
Whether you are in the targeted age group or not, you’ll find yourself relating to Lady Dynamite. The comedy teaches us all how sometimes we need a mental breakdown in order to build ourselves back up and find what we truly care about. Unfortunately, Lady Dynamite was canceled after only two seasons, which is a real shame! To date, there are no other shows like this!