UNDERRATED: 'Enlightened'

Although HBO could still be considered in a bit of a slump (<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ENTTV00000732" title="Boardwalk Empire (tv program)" href="/topic/entertainment/television/boardwalk-empire-%28tv-program%29-ENTTV00000732.topic">"Boardwalk Empire"</a> and <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ENTTV00000800" title="Treme (tv program)" href="/topic/entertainment/television/treme-%28tv-program%29-ENTTV00000800.topic">"Treme,"</a> you're not as compelling as you think), this dark comedy series from <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB0000008170" title="Mike White" href="/topic/entertainment/mike-white-PECLB0000008170.topic">Mike White</a> and <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB001385" title="Laura Dern" href="/topic/entertainment/laura-dern-PECLB001385.topic">Laura Dern</a> is a true, eccentric pleasure. Particularly Dern, who nails the role of an unhinged, unpredictable professional trying to reassemble her life. Now if we can just make sure it returns next season.
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( LACEY TERRELL, MCT / December 14, 2013 )

Although HBO could still be considered in a bit of a slump ("Boardwalk Empire" and "Treme," you're not as compelling as you think), this dark comedy series from Mike White and Laura Dern is a true, eccentric pleasure. Particularly Dern, who nails the role of an unhinged, unpredictable professional trying to reassemble her life. Now if we can just make sure it returns next season.

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