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Better Things: Season 3 (2019)




Critic Consensus: Pamela Adlon fully asserts her authorial voice over Better Things in a triumphant third season that examines the exhaustion of motherhood with exhilarating artistry.


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Sam Fox, a single mom and working actor with no filter, raises her three daughters and cares for her aging mother in Los Angeles, approaching every challenge with fierce love, raw honesty and humor.


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It's a season about menopause, weight gain, concern over her mother's dementia, and, most of all, motherhood in all its glory and awfulness.

November 25, 2019 | Full Review…

You never know where an episode of "Better Things" will go, which is thoroughly refreshing. But you can always be certain it will show fierce respect for women.

November 25, 2019 | Full Review…

Unfolds in dreamy, fragmented interludes, which layer together to form a singular, candid illustration of Adlon's life -- a rich tapestry of s----y experiences that's somehow beautified by the way she pulls it all together.

February 27, 2019 | Full Review…

In the end, there's no one takeaway; there are dozens, and they're delivered with the kind of beautiful storytelling that appears effortless, but actually requires acknowledgement on levels both granular and grand.

February 26, 2019 | Rating: A | Full Review…

"Better Things" is funny, but organically, and at times unintentionally so.

February 25, 2019 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…
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Best series currently on TV - sublime character-comedy with a wise, modern vision.

June 26, 2020 | Full Review…

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