Louie Season 5 Episode 8 Review: “The Road, Part 2″ | TVOM

TVOM: "Beyond the social critiques and cinematic soliloquies about love and connection, Louie is really a show about identity. More specifically, it’s about Louie’s mid-life crisis, the exploration of self that isn’t exclusive to the age between 35-50 (or males) – but being sandwiched between one’s formative and degenerative years gives a certain sense of perspective younger, less reflective people (or by the same token, older and overly nostalgic) don’t have. A lot of the times these ideas and themes are obvious in his work, even when C.K. becomes visually obtuse or goes off on a cultural tangent; and in other episodes like “The Road, Part 2,” he disguises them under what seems like another odd Louie story."

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