I didn’t intend to watch “Ted Lasso” because, despite the rave reviews, the show’s premise and the vignettes I’d heard repeated led me to conclude it would be formulaic drivel. But puppy-induced insomnia got the better of me, and I started watching it recently. I was right; it is formulaic drivel.
But the fans and critics were right too — it’s fun, and the acting is good. Also, because the story revolves around a soccer club, there are many fit young men in various states of undress to look at.
In other news, this may be the goofiest picture of any dog, ever:
This is the “I will fight you to the death, Giant Scary Hand!” look.