Lovesick Sea­son 3

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The name Scro­tal Re­call was al­ways bound to put a size­able num­ber of peo­ple off and though the quirky com­edy was some­thing of a sleeper hit on Chan­nel 4 when it pre­miered in 2014, Net­flix wisely changed the name to Lovesick when they de­cided to give it an Amer­i­can makeover.

The plot in­volves a man who has em­barked on a quest to in­form his for­mer lovers of his re­cent chlamy­dia di­ag­no­sis. Each episode, named for the old flame, then flashed back to their orig­i­nal hook-up. The STI isn’t the real story, so much as a pre­text for the real story: the one about two peo­ple who are per­fectly right for each other, but can’t make it work.

The cast is em­i­nently watch­able: sup­port­ing play­ers Evie (a lu­mi­nous An­to­nia Thomas) and Luke (hi­lar­i­ous Daniel Ings) are su­perb and gen­er­ate nat­u­ral and warm chem­istry. The script is ex­cel­lent and there is a sense that

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