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CENTRAL PARK, S2E4 OF COURSE, YOU REALIZE THIS MEANS WARD 🤮

And just like that, my fears are confirmed with CENTRAL PARK focusing on the “mean and the ugly.” Bitsy is the big bad, and seeing her in a race against her brother Ambrose to publish her childhood memoir falls flat. Unfortunately, this primary story is not interesting enough to hold the viewer’s attention. Last year, we had a complete story with Bitsy vs. Central Park; this year, there’re minor one-off episodes that don’t add up.

Elsewhere, Owen gets to meet up with his childhood inspiration, only to be disappointed predictably. The brilliant Keith David makes a fun cameo as the Ward. His silky smooth singing voice almost saves the episode, yet without enough “Beauty and Grace” this week, the world of CENTRAL PARK was not an amazing place.

It’s available on Apple TV+, but in the words of the best song this week, “Why Bother,” watching…

Aaron "Dobler" Goldstein

Aaron Goldstein is a Product Manager by day, ludicrous speed content consumer by night. He’s a LA Film School Alumni and TV Academy / Producers Guild of America member. Aaron is a proud stepparent and dad joke enthusiast.

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