‘Louie’ review: A dreamy new season


Louis C.K. attends a press panel for his FX show

(EW.com) — Why do we laugh? If you believe Freud, it’s the same reason why we dream: to satisfy unconscious desires that society usually forbids.

So there must be a wink behind the strange and wonderful new season of “Louie,” which often uses dream logic in place of jokes.

The second episode, “Model,” finds Louie (Louis C.K.) hooking up with a rich young beauty (Yvonne Strahovski) whose astronaut father walked on the moon. When he admits that things like this don’t usually happen to him, the woman shrugs, “Well, maybe it’s not really happening.”

Bradley Cooper proves Louis C.K.’s ‘Inside the Actors Studio’ theory wrong

“Elevator Part 1″ opens with Louie’s daughter Jane (Ursula Parker) waking from a nightmare, and Louie assuring her

Article source: http://www.cnn.com/2014/05/05/showbiz/tv/louie-season-four-review-ew/

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