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Bravo's 'Odd Mom Out' the real deal in scripted comedy

Bravo's 'Odd Mom Out' the real deal in scripted comedy

Although it makes perfect sense after a moment's reflection, I would not have expected that "Odd Mom Out," Bravo's first situation comedy (and second scripted series), would be a critique of the world that is otherwise the network's bread and caviar: the Real Housewives of Do We Really Need Another One of These and other similar spiritual victims of privilege the network presents as fascinating and desirable, even as it takes advantage of them. For that matter, I wouldn't have expected Bravo to make a scripted situation comedy. But it did, and it premieres Monday. Certainly I would not have bet on its being so deft and delightful, or that Jill Kargman, on...

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