Santa Clarita Diet : Mostly good

Mostly good

Santa Clarita Diet doesnt always nail that precise balancing act (when it leans on gross-out jokes it tends to miss the laughter part of the equation). Yet it manages to succeed throughout most of its inaugural season because it knows that the humor derived from the story and the subtle interactions dont have to be two separate pieces. Those comedic sensibilities, alongside the dramatic flairs of metaphor, are mostly in sync, and the performances perfectly embody that harmony. Santa Clarita Diet manages to uncover some incongruous flavors that taste wonderful when assembled in just the right way: