When a plane crashes on a deserted island on the way to Thailand, the remaining survivors of the crash struggle to get along and heads clash as they have differing views on how to stay alive and how they will get off the island.
A skeptical tough ex-cop is forced to team up with a nerdy scientist and firm believer of the paranormal. They must help a secret L.A.-based government agency deal with unexplained and paranormal occurrences.
"What is a dark comedy?" That was my initial thought when I stumbled upon this show. I figured it would be some morbid situations and indeed this show abounds in shock and awe. But it does it in a way that is intelligently written and acted and it's not all dark. No the actual main plot is very innocent in a way. It's two brothers that just want to continue living at home making their little cliché action movies with some pretty low end technology. But everything goes sideways and crazy stuff happens in their pursuit of a rather mediocre goal.
Should you watch this? If you like shows with a continuous story that builds each week like Arrested Development and Last Man on Earth then definitely. Just know it has some dark moments and you won't be prepared for them which is part of the fun of the show. If you need a laugh track or an audience that is queued to laugh at the "right moments" in order to find something funny then avoid this. But honestly I think most people will like this.
In rating shows I'm not trying to go for an all or nothing. Something being bad or perfect. I think a more grade system works best. 5 or below is failing, 6 or 7 is a pass and overall good. 8's and 9's are fantastic... with 10's being less common.
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