We knew Will Forte’s character couldn’t be the bad guy forever. Eventually, “The Last Man On Earth” was going to show more than a glimpse of heart and become a hero. That change has been a focus of this season and, in the latest episode, things went even further.
Every once in a while, The Last Man on Earth breaks you. The show works its magic and turns the audience into a frustrated member of the cast. That happened this week as Will Forte’s Tandy continually, and hilariously, repeated the same phrase over and over: “I did the crime, now I gotta do the time.”
Just when you thought The Last Man of Earth was going to be a two-person show again, the end of last week’s episode and this week’s episode brought back the larger cast and lead into a few of the biggest, most awkward laughs yet.
The Emmy-nominated Fox show The Last Man on Earth came back for season two Sunday night and it didn’t miss a beat. Once again, its unique blend of humor, mystery, wonder and sadness continued the story of Phil Miller (Will Forte). And just like last season, Phil has once again screwed up big time.
The Last Man on Earth launched this week, sparking a national discussion on the psychological link between isolationism and self-destruction, along with toilet pools and incest. We took our questions straight to series producers and directors (the Lego Movie guys), Phil Lord and Chris Miller. Spoilers ahead...
Will Forte and the directors of The LEGO Movie have pulled off something really difficult — and really special — with their new show The Last Man on Earth. They have created a show about the madness and despair of living in the post-apocalypse while making it utterly watchable.
Everybody's buzzing about the new comedy album 2776, which is chock full of famous comedians and personalities, riffing about the future and science-fictional stuff. Almost everybody you love is on this album — but perhaps surprisingly, the clear standout is NPR's Nina Totenberg's a capella rock opera.
And yet Will Forte's The Last Man on Earth, which is apparently about the last man on earth just wandering aimlessly about, will definitely be a comedy series that premieres this fall on Fox. Here's the baffling four-minute trailer.
That didn't take long. Now that Phil Lord and Chris Miller's brilliance is being recognized, they've gotten a series order for a Fox show called Last Man on Earth, starring Will Forte (Nebraska). It's a single-camera comedy about, well, the last man on Earth.
Saturday Night Live is releasing its latest sketch-turned-film this weekend: MacGruber. If you can deal with heaps of low-brow humor, it'll leave you in absolute hysterics. If dick jokes aren't for you, turn away now.