Friday is Netflix drop day along with the occasional network sneak-out, and that’s what we have this Friday.
Medical Police [Netflix]
Call it an alt-comedy answer to the Zucker-Abrams-Zucker (and Proft) parody machine of the 1980s where the jokes fly so fast, even if only two out of ten of the jokes hit it’s still constantly hilarious, but a certain segment of that community has thrived on TV procedural parodies (Childrens Hospital, NTSF:SD:SUV::). The latest comes from David Wain and goes after the latest excesses of the Dick Wolf universe (the Dick-averse), and stars Erinn Hayes and Rob Huebel (and most of the rest of the folks you saw on those other comedies.
Lincoln Rhyme: The Hunt For The Bone Collector [NBC, 8p]
Remember that Denzel Washington thriller from 1999? No? Well, Grimm’s Russell Hornsby stars as the invalid detective genius in this take on the Jeffery Deaver novel.
A handful of youths are overwhelmed when their small Jakartan town is thrust in the spotlight as a result of their successful phishing business.
ALSO ON TAP TONIGHT:
- RuPaul knows the meaning of work, so it’s not surprising he’s both the creator and star of the 1970s oozing buddy comedy where RuPaul’s drag queen Ruby Red travels the country with stowaway orphan AJ on Netflix’s AJ and the Queen.