What We’re Watching Tonight: LOUIE

Planning on watching reruns of UK Border Force on Gold tonight, are you? Check yourself son, the new season of Louie starts tonight on Fox. Hard truths, self deprecating whimsy, anti-corporate behavior, a foul mouth; there are myriad reasons to like Louis CK. Here’s one from our list of ten in the new issue of Esquire Weekly.

HE’S FRUSTRATED
It’s not the frustration of an old crank like Larry David, but of an innocent soul who finds himself in situations he can’t handle: His trademark look is wide-eyed bafflement and disbelief. Here’s a typically bizarre example of escalating chaos from the forthcoming series that includes melting crayons in a frying pan and the line “Shit on my father’s balls!”:

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Louie Season 3 begins on FOX tonight at 22.00pm

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