Blu-ray review: 'Key & Peele: Season 1'

Most of the eight episodes on “Key & Peele: Season 1” are tightly constructed, start strong and end stronger.
Oklahoman Published: October 5, 2012
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As those descriptions illustrate, Peele and Key do their best work on the uncomfortable edge of social satire. The quality falls off sharply on rare occasions, like a misguided rap video parody in episode four that looks and feels like a “MADtv” sketch that did not pass muster with Fox's Standards and Practices department. But “Key & Peele: Season 1” is mostly treading in daring territory, and because they have time to develop this material (they are not working on an “SNL”-like weekly treadmill), the quality control is strong.

George Lang