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The Profoundly Well-Timed Return of ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’

A pre-#MeToo show about survival has exactly the right spirit for 2020 — and offers some hope, too

Photo: Universal Television/Getty Images

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt was a show made for dark times. When it premiered in 2015, its premise — Kimmy (Ellie Kemper) a teenage girl held underground by a John Jamelske-esque kidnapper…

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Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Author of “Trainwreck” (Melville House, ‘16) and “Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers” (Melville House, ‘19). Columns published far and wide across the Internet.