The next submit comprises no main spoilers for “Dwelling With Your self,” nevertheless it does describe the present’s huge idea — which generally is a enjoyable shock in the event you handle to look at with out studying something prematurely. If that’s what you need to do, perhaps come again and skim/hear later.
After we heard that Netflix’s “Dwelling with Your self” options Paul Rudd taking part in two completely different variations of himself — copywriter Miles Elliot and his clone — it was simple to think about this as a showcase for Rudd’s comedic appearing, and for “Multiplicity”-style hijinks.
As we clarify on the most recent episode of the Unique Content material podcast, the present actually has its share of snickers. What’s extra stunning, nevertheless, is the extent to which Miles’ dilemma felt fairly actual, and fairly resonant for at the least a few your podcast hosts.
As he enters center age, Miles has allowed himself to turn out to be grumpier, lazier model of himself, and a nasty husband to his spouse Kate (performed by Aisling Bee). And whereas present by no means turns right into a heavy drama, it nonetheless creates a plausible portrait of a failing marriage and tells a compelling story round Miles’ (usually misguided) efforts to bounce again.
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And if you wish to skip forward, right here’s how the episode breaks down:
11:01 HBO Max dialogue
00:44 “Morning Present” first impressions
22:53 “Dwelling with Your self” assessment (no spoilers besides the essential idea)
37:18 “Dwelling with Your self” spoiler dialogue