"Everybody Hates Chris" (2005)
USA / English
"Inspired by Chris Rock's life...as a kid. "Motivated by his childhood experiences, Emmy Award-winner/actor/comedian Chris Rock narrates this very...
great acting and great writing, despite the constant swearing
This show is wonderful, great characters and perfect actors chosen to
portray them. But what seems most amazing is how the show transcends
the simple western genre and creates a complete world full of rich
The best examples of this are McShane's Swearengen and Olyphant's
Bullock, the "villian" and "reluctant lawman" respectively. Swearengen
is a stomping, violent, angry, ruthless, brilliant, petty and hilarious
whore-master. Bullock is conflicted, passionate, belligerent, but
ultimately the most justice minded person in the town. Both men could
have easily fallen into the classic trap of genre entertainment, but
they in fact rise above it and create complete people.
I recommend this show to everyone, but be warned, the swearing in
constant. And i mean constant.