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19 Reasons You Should Stop Procrastinating And Watch "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend"

It's smart and the music is catchy and it's brilliant and funny and feminist and JUST WATCH IT OK?

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1. First off, this show is hilarious and clever.

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2. It's full of odd little tangents that will make you laugh, especially during the musical numbers.

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3. And there are delightfully weird character moments, like when we learned how Josh is into mannequins.

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4. The fact that Rachel Bloom is a brilliant feminist means the show is full of brilliantly feminist moments, like this desexualization of breasts.

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5. Or calling out the disconnect between "empowering" pop songs and the traditional standard of beauty that always accompanies them.

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6. Heck, there's an entire song about urinary tract infections. That just doesn't happen on television.

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7. The show is insanely meta at times, so it'll fill the void left by the departure of Community and 30 Rock.

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8. It even handles product placement in similar ways to 30 Rock.

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9. Every time there's a celebrity cameo, it's pretty much amazing.

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10. It's PACKED with jokes tailored for theatre nerds.

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11. The show tackles mental illness in a very real way, and works to get rid of negative stigma.

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12. It also tackles the very important issue of how weird and creepy country songs about daughters are.

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13. Each musical number has a different style not only musically, but also visually.

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14. The characters and relationships are complicated and so damn fun to watch, especially in the case of Rebecca and Paula.

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15. Heather is basically the second coming of April Ludgate, which is excellent for Parks and Recreation fans.

16. Josh is the antithesis of the roles that Asian actors are usually stuck playing: He's a romantic lead, an unambitious bro, and a social extrovert.

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17. And Rebecca is the rare female antihero; a woman on television who is allowed to be not only flawed, but kind of an asshole.

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18. In fact, Rachel Bloom and co-creator Aline Brosh McKenna were inspired by Breaking Bad, and plotted out multiple seasons before writing the pilot.

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19. Oh, and Rachel Bloom won a Golden Globe for her performance.

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The show has been renewed for Season 2, so catch up while you can. The whole thing's available on iTunes FOR FREE as part of their FYC campaign.

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