Michael Borland

March 5, 2021

Ted Lasso - The Perfect Season

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When I got Apple TV+ free for 1 year with my new iPhone 11, I really didn’t see anything I had to watch. There were definitely shows that looked interesting or got good reviews, but nothing that jumped out at me. Then I heard about Ted Lasso.

I’m a EPL fan, so a show that was based on a English football team sounded awesome. But then I heard about how the show was conceived; a promo for NBCSN’s EPL coverage in the US. While the promo was really funny, it didn’t seem like it could keep me interested for a whole season. Boy was I wrong…

I won’t spoil anything here, but just say:

  • Jason Sudeikis (as Ted Lasso) is incredibly funny, but more importantly…heartwarming. He really shows how someone at their core can be a good and decent person.

  • They use the F word A LOT! But somehow (with British accents) it doesn’t sound quite so bad.

  • The rest of the cast and their chemistry on the small screen is just a joy.

  • The music is fantastic and Apple even has a Ted Lasso playlist in Apple Music

Even if the Apple One subscription bundle wasn’t offered, I would still pay for Apple TV+ just for Ted Lasso. Yes, it’s that good.

It’s hard to believe I have to wait for season 2. 📺⚽️