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But after sweeping the board at this year’s Emmys (bagging nine awards), and with a long winter ahead for us all, now is the perfect time to get stuck into the feel-good, fishes-out-of-water comedy everyone is talking about...
It’s very 2020
A family of five forced to live in close proximity to each other under stressful circumstances sounds pretty familiar, right? No wonder the show’s popularity has soared over the last six months.
Everyone is welcome
Schitt’s Creek is a hate-free zone. The fact David is queer is never mentioned, or worse, used as a punchline. Same for Ronnie. Instead their sexuality is casual and as unremarkable as any of the straight characters. That might not sound a lot, but for a mainstream, hugely successful show to normalise LGBTQ people in this way and not feel like a box-ticking exercise is still pretty radical - even in 2020.
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Speaking at the GLAAD Gala last year, Daniel Levy, who plays David and also co-created the show, said he “seized the opportunity to make a television show that might, in its own way, offer some support, encouragement and love to those who might not have it in their homes or in their...