…her wasn’t-meant-to-be sitcom, The Return of Jezebel James has been cancelled after three episodes. I love Posey, I love her co-star Lauren Ambrose. And I thought I loved Amy Sherman-Palladino, the voice behind five amazing and one decent season of my once beloved Gilmore Girls. But I did not love Jezebel James. And am, sadly, not surprised or displeased it was cancelled. Bad show+Friday night timeslot? Unless your two big breasts whispering to ghosts, this combination will not win.
I just really wonder what the hell happened here? So much pedigree! Did Lauren & Parker read the script? And if so, did they ask Amy what the fuck she was doing? The show had weak dialogue, a horribly cliched premise and, gasp, not much chemistry. Gilmore Girls was some of the best TV writing of the past decade… And I liked to think its tragically bad seventh season was simply due to the fact Amy left the show… And this is what she came up with??
I’d like to say I wished FOX gave it room to grow, but I’m afraid this one was too dead to grow and maybe its best all three women cut their loses and move on to something that suits all of their abilities.