Television: The Wrong Mans (Season Two)

Only four episodes this time, so really it amounts to a movie if you sit down and watch them all at once.

In this season, Sam and Phil have been put in witness protection (or the British equivalent) in South Texas. Sam hates it and lobbies to go home, but it isn't until Phil's mother goes in for heart surgery that he agrees. The absurdity begins when they hit up a drug lord for fake passports.

I really like this show; it's incredibly well written, with exactly the right balance of action and comedy. Even though the situations are outrageous, they pull it off with the straight man acting.

I don't want to say too much more about the plot for the season because I wouldn't want to give anything away. Let's just say, as usual Sam and Phil bounce around from one bizarre dilemma to the next, using false bravado on Phil's part and some amount of reasoning on Sam's, along with a dollop of dumb luck to bounce them out again.

The Wrong Mans is well worth watching and available on hulu.

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