‘Review’: 5 Life Experiences We’re Glad Forrest Reviewed So We Don’t Have To

     August 20, 2015

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Presented by Comedy Central

In the Comedy Central series Review, Forrest MacNeil (Andy Daly) reviews life itself rather than movies, TV, or books. His viewers send in suggestions, and Forrest doggedly pursues the truth of each experience — no matter how dark or twisted they may be. What makes the series so great is not only how these reviews actually end up affecting his life (in Season 1, Forrest gets divorced from his beloved wife for the sake of the show, a suggestion which came after a myriad of other difficult reviews), but also in how the series comes up with new ways to violently escalate what are seemingly innocuous requests. As a critic, I’m grateful I don’t have Forrest’s beat. Below are five examples of experiences I’m glad he reviewed so no one else has to:

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