Why you should enter a committed relationship with Hulu’s ‘Casual’
The logline for Hulu’s new original series Casual is a little deceptive
On the surface, the dramedy is about a bachelor brother Alex Cole (Tommy Dewey) and his newly divorced sister Valerie (Michaela Watkins) who end up living under one roof again for the first time since they were kids and, together, coach each other through the world of dating while raising her teenage daughter Laura (Tara Lynne Barr)
But this flimsy-sounding premise quickly deepens and becomes a show about everyone’s desire to be wanted. Though, be warned, it takes a few episodes to get there.
In the series, we learn that main character Alex created a dating app called Snooger and, by crafting a profile with carefully crowd-approved factoids about himself, he managed to get thousands of matches, which he’s slowly shagging his way through. But finding true love? Not Alex’s strong suit Read more…
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