Series Review: Mom (CBS)
Alison Janney and Anna Faris co-star in alcoholic-oriented Chuck Lorre comedy
As long as you know what you’re in for, Mom, which ran for eight seasons on CBS and gains thematic momentum in the fourth season, is filled with laughter and love. Though all seasons are worth watching—ideally, from the beginning—this is a mildly biting, not romantic, let alone heroic, television comedy series. With a lifelong personal history of drug and alcohol addiction—an affliction suffered by loved ones, though not by me—I can appreciate Chuck Lorre’s dark, alcoholic-themed humor.
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