Lisa Kudrow

New Seeso comedy 'Shrink' has heart without getting sentimental

New Seeso comedy 'Shrink' has heart without getting sentimental

Created by Ted Tremper and Tim Baltz, who also stars, “Shrink,” which began online some years ago, wasn’t the first series to play with improvised encounters between a person playing a therapist (Baltz) and a person playing a patient. (Showtime’s “Web Therapy,” starring Lisa Kudrow, was one.) Now it has been filled out into a fine, full-fledged sitcom on NBCUniversal’s comedy-themed streaming service Seeso – a step closer to “regular” television – with a full complement of three-dimensional supporting characters and a satisfying long arc to connect its eight episodes, which are available now.

Baltz, who has been a regular on “Drunk History” and the Seeso reality-show parody...

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