Unlike something like “Dark” on Netflix, which is built to tie your brain in knots with its time shenanigans, Hulu’s “Palm Springs” is more about making you laugh and feel some nice human emotions. So even while it’s teasing the audience with some quantum mechanics, it doesn’t really get too far into the weeds on how its “Groundhog Day”-ish time loop works.
That’s probably a good thing. Getting too mired in the details of quantum theory and multiverses and all that stuff would just be a distraction. We’re here to watch Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti do some shenanigans and establish a deep emotional connection, not for lengthy scenes of exposition.
So director Max Barbakow and writer Andy Siara give