The Comeback Season 2 Finale Recap: ‘Months and Months of Pressure — It All Just Finally Blew’


Even in its funniest moments, The Comeback has never been an easy show to watch. (And no, that’s not just a reference to the flood of fecal matter unleashed midway through tonight’s Season 2 finale.)

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Over the last eight weeks, Lisa Kudrow and Michael Patrick King’s Portrait of a Sitcom Actress on the Verge of an Unlikely Career Resurgence has shown us the ugly truth of protagonist Valerie Cherish’s quest for fame, success and a little shred of recognition — and the way her unflinching aura of positivity for her omnipresent reality-show camera crew has exacted an awful price on her personal life.

It’s fitting, then, that Season 2’s capper finds Valerie breaking free (however unconsciously) of Jane’s documentarian eye and — after huge guffaws and many hard-earned tears — putting an exclamation point…

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