Aziz Ansari Is Proving To Be More Than A Master Of None!


Netflix is continuing to ramp up its original programing with another sitcom.  This time from Parks and Rec alum Aziz Ansari.  Master of None manages to both be different than I expected, but very familiar.  Aziz is playing a more ‘real life’ charter, but one still based off his usual shtick.  You could almost call Master of None a ‘dramedy’.  It is like FX’s Louie, but less depressing.

Aziz plays Dev, a thirty something actor in New York City trying to figure out how to be a grownup.  Like HBO’s Girls it comes at adult situations from a less than adult point of view.  Also like Girls, Master of None earns its TV MA rating.  Aziz uses all the freedom being on a streaming site gives him.  For better or worse.

I don’t know if Master of None will be a hit like Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt was, but it certainly fills a niche for Netflix.  I have to admit, I was a little skeptical that I would even enjoy watching a show about an R rated toned down Tom Haverford, but so far Aziz and crew have won me over.  We will see how I feel about it when I finish the series, but so far I like what I have seen.