‘Master of None’, Is It Funny?!


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‘Master of None’  joins the Netflix Originals Line Up

Sharing the Comedy Spotlight with

Gracie and Frankie, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and The Ranch 

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Master of None has joined Netflix Original Comedies!   It was released for streaming in 2015 and was renewed for a second season.  Aziz Ansar co-created (along with Alan Yang) and stars as the lead character Dev, a 30 year old actor in New York City.

 

The premise of the show follows a 30 year old Dev,(an Indian American)  through stages of the single life:  hooking up, to having kids or not,  dating, finding jobs and friendship.  It takes a look at the ordinary mundane days  and gives them a  fresh new way to look at it.

“Master of None” Cast

  • Aziz Ansari as Dev Shah, 30 year old Indian American Actor
  • Noel Wells as Rachel , Dev’s primary love interest and on again, off again relationship
  • Eric Wareheim as Arnold Baumheiser, Dev’s “token white friend”
  • Kelvin Yu as Brian Cheng Dev’s super cool, good looking friend.
  • Lena Waithe as Denise Dev’s lesbian friend

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Ansari is a smart and engaging presence and his perspective on things lends itself very well to this type of single-camera comedy. And his supporting cast, particularly Wells, is on point.

 

The series has been nominated for Critic’s Choice Television Award for the Best Actor in a Comedy Series and Best Comedy Series where it won in 2015.

 

Master of None has received  a 100% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, which is uncommon on the site.  If you haven’t seen this series yet I would recommend it.  Watching it for the first time I found myself laughing and thinking “I never thought of that” it is so funny!   You can also catch Aziz Ansari stand up comedy on Netflix!

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