Double Decker! Doug and Kirill Review — B-

Cops bust drugs.

This started out amazing. The first few episodes just had this terrific sense of humor. I loved how the main character started out with these delusions of grandeur, saved the day by pure incompetence (since he didn’t realize what “posthumous” meant), and then got tackled because the cops mistook him for a criminal.

Unfortunately, then it tried to have a semi-serious climax. It was pretty ridiculous (but not in a funny way) and I wish they hadn’t bothered including it.

This show had a great opportunity to make some sort of social critique or satire on drug crime, but really dropped the ball here. The good guys are cops, and they can continually trick people into doing drugs so that they can arrest them. It never seems to even occur to anyone that there’s something wrong with this. For the climax, the main character seizes control of the military, again by tricking someone into using drugs. It also turns out that the government is the one who invented the drugs in the first place. But, at the end, the good guys continue their job of protecting the city by arresting the bad guys (the people who, sometimes unwillingly, use the drugs the government created). I feel like they just should have thought all of this through a bit more.

Well, whatever. Fuck the police. It still had some funny moments.

  • Storytelling – B – Good sense of humor.
  • Voice – B – Ok setting.
  • Characters – B – Not bad.
  • Attention Grab – B – Mostly kept my interest.
  • Production – B – Looked fine.
  • Overall – B-

Recommendations – Psycho Pass, Samurai Flamenco

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