If you are one of those people who like to follow humorous animated series with a certain satire and originality Like “Family Guy” or “Rick and Morty”, you may have heard of “Bob’s Burgers”. Created by Loren Bouchard around a family who run a burger restaurant.
‘Central park’ it is the product of Apple that commissioned an animated musical from these same people. Personally I have never been enthusiastic about musicals (starting to sing without practically an excuse is not something that suits me), but ‘Central Park’ keeps the humor hook of ‘Bob’s Burgers’ in. chapters of less than half an hour and very, very well composed songs.
Corruption, mysteries, love and music, lots of music
In ‘Central Park’ we continue to focus on a family, but this time on the responsible for the maintenance of the park of the same name in the middle of Manhattan. A hotel mogul intends to turn this park into a real estate development that would leave New York City without its green lung, so the family is launched to avoid it. All this told by a musician who earns his living playing on the alleys of the park.
The first season unfolds between discoveries of life in the park, journalistic mysteries, love stories between people or between that of the dog of the wicked millionaire and the son of the main family. I would emphasize the good rhythm of the series, and the mix of styles of each song that we hear in all the chapters
It is in these songs that ‘Central Park’ shines: very well composed, and with some lyrics that make it almost obligatory to see it in the original version. And don’t be fooled by the animation: it’s a series that is best enjoyed as an adult. There is no violence or too much foul language, but it is not aimed at the little ones although they can enjoy the songs.
If you love musicals, ‘Central Park’ is a must see. If you are like me and a musical is not your liking, you may find a series of light and witty humor there that even appears in the song lyrics. Personally, I appreciate more the scenes in which the villain appears, a sort of Miranda Priestley descended.
You can watch all ten episodes of the first season of ‘Central Park’ on Apple TV + right now (they’re good for an afternoon marathon) and thus prepare for the premiere of the second season on June 25. The chapters will be created every week every Friday.