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December 05, 2016

Millennials Upset About New TV Show That Says They Get Upset About Everything

By total coincidence I watched two earlier episodes of the Great Indoors last night. It's pretty harsh about Millennials -- they're effeminate, they're lazy, they're addicted to their phones, they want participation trophies just for "trying really hard," they're arrested development children, they get their feelings hurt by everything, etc.

After the main character made a Millennial cry, he was taken to a meeting with Human Resources and corporate counsel. The Human Resources woman explained that Millennials are very "fragile" (I think that was the word) and that their are actual corporate consultants who train corporations about how to work around their fragility. (And that's an actual true fact.)

The Human Resources person (and older woman) then expressed her desire, if I remember right, to slap Millennials around until they stopped being crybabies.

I don't know if I can recommend the show (or any TV show). But it is, honest to God, pretty damn harsh towards Millennials. To the point where even I winced, I hate them.

Anyway, Michael Walsh posts about Millennial reporters getting butthurt about a show that says they get butthurt about everything.

I don't think the show's going to last -- a couple of years ago ABC did a similar show about Millennials and social media addiction called Selfie. It was pretty good, but four shows in, and they had pretty much exhausted all the jokes they could do about that limited-in-scope critique premise, and they just turned into another office workplace sitcom. The ratings, which had never been good, got worse, and it was cancelled after like eight episodes.

The Great Indoors is burning through its Millennial joke material at a very high, um, burn rate, and I imagine that by episode six it will also be just another workplace sitcom with the Millennial bashing only occasionally mentioned.

It's an interesting cultural moment, though -- maybe people are sick enough of this crap by now to enjoy a show mocking it to the extent they hadn't been when Selfie was on.

Interestingly, even though series star Joel McHale appeared in pro-Hillary ads and seems to be a liberal douchebag, maybe even he's had his fill of the Millennials.

Another incensed millennial reporter later rhetorically asked: "Do you want millennials to watch your show? Cause you come out here and said 'Ha, ha, ha, millennials are so sensitive and PC,'", branding his comments "so negative".

The Great Indoors co-star Joel McHale interjected that if the show is offending millennials, it is "the best strategy ever".



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