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Hitmen

Summary:

Misfits Fran and Jamie (Mel and Sue from the Great British Bakeoff) are not typical assassins for hire; having stumbled into a career in contract killing, the hapless duo tries to carry out their latest hits without being derailed by their own incompetence. From the UK’s Observer: “It’s done pretty damned well: that chemistry, of course, but also many decent gags.”

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From the Watercooler:

It’s a recipe for disaster: two well-loved reality stars known for baking get dropped into their first scripted comedy — where they play assassins? Yet the thwarting and twisting of expectations are a big part of the draw. Read More

From Inkoo Kang at Hollywood Reporter:

There’s a “just enough” quality to pretty much every facet of the series: the charm of its lead performances, the freshness of its jokes and storylines, the modest flourishes in its visuals and stunts. Full Review

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