March 1, 2021:

Beyond the clever pop satire and brilliant dialog, its most compelling feature is its kindness. Its optimism that people can change for the better if they choose to.

So that I binge it repeatedly, at times of depression or discouragement. It provides an emotional ground I was surprised by.

Where bingeing takes time from my own purposes, perhaps ironically losing me points.

So be it. We are who we are, we do the best we can. Struggling to go forward through the obstacles of our own constitutions. Helped by random encounters, like this one, which point toward optimism.