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14 Reasons "Lady Dynamite" Is The Funniest Show On Netflix

"I don't know what I'm doing more than half of the time."

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While you were busy re-watching Stranger Things for the 900th time, you may have missed that Season 2 of Lady Dynamite dropped on Netflix.

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In case you're unfamiliar, Lady Dynamite is a ~hilarious~ show in which comedian Maria Bamford plays a fictionalized version of herself.

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Here's why you need to binge-watch it ASAP.

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1. First and foremost, Maria Bamford is fucking hilarious.

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She is a straight-up funny lady with perfect comedic timing.

2. It's co-created by Mitch Hurwitz, who brought you Arrested Development.

If you love the Bluths, you're gonna love the Bamford. Friendly reminder: Maria had a hilarious stint as Tobias' girlfriend during Season 4 of Arrested Development.
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If you love the Bluths, you're gonna love the Bamford. Friendly reminder: Maria had a hilarious stint as Tobias' girlfriend during Season 4 of Arrested Development.

3. It shows a very realistic depiction of mental illness.

Maria Bamford is very open about being diagnosed with bipolar II disorder and there's something special about watching her embrace it in comedy.
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Maria Bamford is very open about being diagnosed with bipolar II disorder and there's something special about watching her embrace it in comedy.

4. SO MANY GUEST STARS.

If there's someone in the comedy world that you love, there is a ~very~ good chance you'll catch them in an episode.
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If there's someone in the comedy world that you love, there is a ~very~ good chance you'll catch them in an episode.

5. It's incredibly weird... in a good way.

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You have never seen anything as ~banana town~ as this show, which is pretty damn refreshing.

6. It's relatable AF.

Even if you do not suffer from mental illness, there is going to be something about Maria and her life that you can relate to.
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Even if you do not suffer from mental illness, there is going to be something about Maria and her life that you can relate to.

7. It's pretty to look at.

"Visually stunning" is an odd way to describe a half-hour comedy show, but it's clear that a lot of thought went into the cinematic style.
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"Visually stunning" is an odd way to describe a half-hour comedy show, but it's clear that a lot of thought went into the cinematic style.

8. It's super quotable.

Sick of shouting out the same quotes from The Office and Parks and Rec over and over? This show has got you covered.
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Sick of shouting out the same quotes from The Office and Parks and Rec over and over? This show has got you covered.

9. All of the women are fierce...

From Ana Gasteyer to Mary Kay Place, these women aren't taking any of your shit.
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From Ana Gasteyer to Mary Kay Place, these women aren't taking any of your shit.

10. ...and the dudes are mostly weaklings.

Fred Melamed's character is hilarious, but boy oh boy, is he a hot mess.
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Fred Melamed's character is hilarious, but boy oh boy, is he a hot mess.

11. It's the right kind of meta.

There are a lot of fucked up things happening in Hollywood and Lady Dynamite has perfected the art of pulling apart pop culture.
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There are a lot of fucked up things happening in Hollywood and Lady Dynamite has perfected the art of pulling apart pop culture.

12. The new season (sort of) has a Thanksgiving episode.

Get in the holiday spirit with “Fridge Over Troubled Daughter”.
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Get in the holiday spirit with “Fridge Over Troubled Daughter”.

13. Maria's doggos are top-notch adorable...

Don't you just want to eat their faces?
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Don't you just want to eat their faces?

14. ...and they TALK.

Hey, Bert.
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Hey, Bert.

What are you waiting for? Get watching!

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