The Brink Season 1 Episode 1 Review: “Pilot” | TVOM

TVOM: "To call The Brink a satire of American foreign policy would be incorrect; The Brink isn’t so much satire as it is broad geo-political comedy, one less interested in making valid, real-world observations than painting a picture of international buffoons being idiots. There’s nothing wrong with either show, really: the only requirement for the latter type of show to work is that it be funny, and find its poignancy in its own farcical stories, rather than try to make sharp, subtle points about the US and how we handle ourselves around the world during global crises. This is not Veep, nor is it a funny version of 24 – The Brink lies somewhere beneath the two, and yet, manages to capture neither, all while being an unfunny mess of sex and “cultural jokes”."

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