Your enjoyment of “Ted Lasso” — a sports activities comedy that debuted on Apple TV+ final 12 months — will in all probability rely on the way you reply to the titular soccer coach performed by Jason Sudeikis.
As we talk about on the newest episode of the Original Content podcast, the present’s setup is intentionally over-the-top and ridiculous with Rebecca Walton (Hannah Waddingham) taking possession of the AFC Richmond soccer (a.ok.a. soccer) crew after an acrimonious divorce, then recruiting American soccer coach Ted Lasso as its new supervisor, regardless of his full ignorance of the sport.
Anthony and Jordan discovered Ted to be charming, they usually loved the present’s fish-out-water comedy. Anthony additionally appreciated a few of the extra emotional moments later within the season — he’s a straightforward crier, and “Ted Lasso” undoubtedly made him just a little teary-eyed.
Darrell, nonetheless, had significantly much less persistence for the character’s blithe naiveté, evaluating it to the same cluelessness of Netflix’s “Emily in Paris,” and he gave up on the present rapidly.
Along with reviewing the collection, we talk about Martin Scorsese’s feelings about the word “content,” and we’ve got some thrilling information in regards to the podcast: This will likely be our final episode on TechCrunch, as Authentic Content material goes unbiased! So contemplate subscribing in your favourite podcast app if you happen to’d prefer to proceed listening. (For those who’ve already subscribed, there’s no have to do something.)
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For those who’d prefer to skip forward, right here’s how the episode breaks down:
0:26 Podcast information
5:12 “Content material” and Martin Scorsese dialogue
20:43 “Ted Lasso” evaluation
47:40 “Ted Lasso” spoiler dialogue