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Review: 'Deadbeat' treats its ghosts with an into-the-light touch
Review: 'Deadbeat' treats its ghosts with an into-the-light touch

The extremely likable Tyler Labine, whose constitutional buoyancy has kept him bobbing back into view even as the ships beneath him ("Mad Love," "Sons of Tucson," "Animal Practice," the relatively long-lived — two seasons! — "Reaper") go one after another to the bottom, is now the star of "Deadbeat," a new paranormal stoner comedy on Hulu. He is, in that respect — to get a little inside for a sentence — the David Walton of Actors Who Are Regularly Compared to Jack Black, whom he resembles in shape, beardedness and a certain rockitude. But Labine has softer edges; his characters tend to be sweet, disheveled and...

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