Connecting...: The Unexpected Charm of a Coronavirus Sitcom

Connecting...: The Unexpected Charm of a Coronavirus Sitcom
NBC's Connecting... isn't your standard sitcom, it's true, but with its quiet charm, it has a funny way of sneaking up on you.

By now, many series have jumped aboard the Quarantine Zoom-style of filming to provide us with new fictional, serialized content.

Reality and late-night talk shows were among the first to adapt to the pandemic with self-filming. We've seen it with all of the late-night shows, the 90 Day Fiance franchise, Married at First Sight, and so many more.

But then we saw an increase in fictional series that take the pandemic head-on. Connecting... joins the ranks with Netflix's glum Social Distance and Freeform's teeth-achingly sweet Love in the Time of Corona.

All of which, likely inspired by CBS' All Rise. The legal procedural charted unknown waters back in May with its season finale, All Rise Season 1 Episode 21.

It was the first network series to tackle the pandemic head-on,
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