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Jason Jones' TBS comedy 'The Detour' is like an indie film version of 'National Lampoon's Vacation'

Jason Jones' TBS comedy 'The Detour' is like an indie film version of 'National Lampoon's Vacation'

Jason Jones and Samantha Bee, who are married to each other and were each a feature of Jon Stewart's "Daily Show," have created a sitcom called "The Detour," which premieres Monday on TBS. Jones stars, while Bee is busy elsewhere on the network with her "Daily Show"-ish satirical current events show, "Full Frontal." Was it a package deal? Don't know! Doesn't matter! I would give them shows if I owned a TV network. (I would also, in this scenario, be very rich. I might even give you a show.)

"The Detour," which has already been renewed for a second season, is tonally a strange affair, as if...

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