It’s that time of year when television shows begin to draw their seasons to an end and little by little people find themselves without anything to watch. But have no fear, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” is here! This charming and hilarious sitcom debuted on Netflix on March 6 and has since had the internet raving about the show and all of its quirky glory. Alongside Robert Carlock, the show was created by the forever funny Tina Fey. And if that isn’t enough to have you logging into Netflix this instant, the star of the show is played by Ellie Kemper who’s known for her lovable roles on “The Office” and “Bridesmaids.”
The show tells the tale of adorable and endearing Kimmy Schmidt, who spent the past 15 years of her life trapped in a bunker with a cult founded by Reverend Richard Wayne Gary Wayne. After escaping the bunker and all its horrors, Kimmy decides to start a new life in New York. She is able to manage with the help of her new roommate, Titus Andromedon, an aspiring singer and actor who can barely make ends meet. As Kimmy tries to reestablish herself in modern society, her past keeps trying to catch up with her. What eventually unfolds is a series of outrageous and hilarious events worth watching.
“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” is your typical “fish out of water” story that makes it easy for anyone who has ever felt out of place to relate to the show. As unique as Kimmy’s situation is, her reaction to the world around her is often all too relatable, and her determination to stay strong despite the obstacles before her is inspiring.
The first season is a breeze to get through and the perfect show if you are in need of something to binge watch. The season ends on a hopeful note, and leaves anticipation for a second season. So next time you’re aimlessly browsing through Netflix, completely unsure of what to watch, give “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” a try. Before you know it, you’ll find yourself with the same Kimmy-fever that many are coming down with.