From Sketch Comedy to BDSM, Netflix Burrows Into Every Niche It Can Find

The opening instants of I Remember You Should Leave With Tim Robinson come as little surprise to sketch devotees. An alum of Saturday Night Live and cocreator of Comedy Central’s under-appreciated Detroiters, Robinson specializes in characters “whos” Unable to Let Things Go, and here, that thing is a doorway: After nailing a job interview in a coffeehouse, he sought to pull the door open on his way out, merely for the interviewer to tell him it’s a push entrance. Instead of simply pushing–you know, like a human might–Robinson insists it opens in both directions, then slowly personnels the door toward himself, transgressing the hinges, drooling with endeavour, and maintaining defiant eye contact with the interviewer. It’s both funny and deeply off-putting, a tension that perfectly distills both Robinson’s sensibility and the show’s.

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