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  • Series Premiere Date: Jan 6, 2017
Season #: 1, 2
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  • Summary: The second season of the reimagining of the Norman Lear 1970s sitcom continues as Penelope (Justina Machado) juggles life with her two children, her mother (Rita Moreno) and building manager Schneider (Todd Grinnell).
  • Genre(s): Comedy


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  1. Positive: 6 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Reviewed by: Caroline Framke
    Jan 26, 2018
    Penelope is one of the most beautifully fleshed-out characters in a sitcom today, period. It’s as much of a joy to watch Machado work as it is to watch the Alvarez family, and the people who love them, live.
  2. Reviewed by: Liz Shannon Miller
    Jan 26, 2018
    There are a couple of narrative turns that aren’t all that shocking, but what keeps them compelling is the depth of emotion associated with them. Executive producers Gloria Calderon Kellett and Mike Royce have ensured that the best aspects of the multi-cam format play these scenes as pure theater, bending the rules of reality at times for the greatest emotional catharsis.
  3. Reviewed by: Melissa Leon
    Jan 26, 2018
    The show is more assured in its second season, even as it lacks the cohesive arc that the build-up to Elena’s quinces did in the first. In effect, that just frees characters up for their own pursuits. ... Suffice to say it will linger with viewers long after they see it, and may even get them to call their moms.
  4. Reviewed by: Diane Werts
    Jan 24, 2018
    One Day at a Time doesn’t make us laugh so much as let us laugh. Not to say there aren’t some sitcom-y jokes, but they tend to feel real. ... Engaging cast, smart writing, laugh-out-loud execution.
  5. Reviewed by: Margaret Lyons
    Jan 25, 2018
    In its second season, it’s closer to its ideal state of flow, putting character ahead of plot and trusting itself and its moments a little more.
  6. Reviewed by: Jen Chaney
    Jan 25, 2018
    From episode four onward, though, it’s in appealing and touching form, especially in the gut-wrenching finale, which is best left totally unspoiled.
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  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Apr 14, 2018
    I have to say: i watched slowly because i was ingesting season's 2 very fast. It's more excellent than season 1, for sure. Seriously, youI have to say: i watched slowly because i was ingesting season's 2 very fast. It's more excellent than season 1, for sure. Seriously, you laugh every episode, you fell sadness, happiness, anxiety and nervous because of the series. I recommend it for every one. Expand


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