God’s Favorite Idiot
God’s Favorite Idiot

A  tech-support employee (Ben Falcone) suddenly finds himself an unwitting messenger of God, and charged with rallying his co-workers in an attempt to save mankind. But first he must ask out his co-worker Amily (Melissa McCarthy, his real life wife).  Not all critics are on board with the broad workplace comedy, but the Guardian’s Lucy Mangan raves about McCarthy and her “divine gift for lifting the spirits.”

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April 4, 2024
  Season 1
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