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At some point last year, I signed up for Apple TV+ because I’d heard so many good things about Ted Lasso.  We pretty much binge-watched that, and then I went for a while without even using Apple TV+.  Last month, I finally got around to using it again. I decided to watch The Morning Show with Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, and Steve Carell. And it didn’t take me long to blow through that too.  I happened to see the trailer for a new show on there though and decided it would be my next show.  So, what is Cody watching now? It’s called Shrinking and it’s got Jason Segel and Harrison Ford.

What Is Cody Watching? Shrinking

I saw the trailer when I was close to finishing up The Morning Show. And I immediately thought it looked like something I’d enjoy.  It’s a comedy with a total of 10 episodes in the first season.

Jason Segel and Harrison Ford both play the role of therapists. Segel’s character recently lost his wife and he is struggling with that. As he interacts with patients, he starts breaking the rules as a therapist.  He starts being totally honest with his patients, telling them exactly what he thinks.  This leads to some interesting and crazy things happening.

Harrison Ford is a more seasoned therapist who attempts to help Segel’s character.  I feel like he’s a bit of a mentor.  But he has his own struggles and secrets.

Check out the Shrinking Trailer:

How It’s Going

I am really enjoying the show.  There are some funny moments, but also some really great nuggets of wisdom too.  When I first started watching it, I had maybe 4 or 5 episodes to watch.  But, the downfall with this one is that they release new episodes once a week on Fridays.

Now that I’m caught up, I have to wait a week for the new episodes.  Which also means I have a lot of time between to watch other things.  I will admit that I have gone back and started re-watching Ted Lasso since the third season is coming out on the 15th!  I don’t typically re-watch any shows… but then I do have a tendency to forget what happened in previous seasons when the new ones come out.

What’s Next?

I was excited to see that Shrinking is being renewed for a second season, according to Apple Insider! And I didn’t realize it, but Shrinking is from the same creators as Ted Lasso! Critics say Shrinking is “one of 2023’s funniest shows.” I just love it because it’s so real.  They face real-life scenarios and it’s just so relatable!

Looks like episode eight (out of 10) in season 1 is out today… and there are only 2 more after that!

I guess Ted Lasso season 3 will have to be my next show… but I’m sure I’ll binge that quick and need something else!  Let me know if you have any recommendations!  Send me an email HERE or find me on Facebook or Instagram!

'Ted Lasso': Apple Announces Spring Release For Season 3

Apple announced that its smash hit series, Ted Lasso, is coming back for its third season this spring! Ted Lasso kicked off back in 2020 and immediately won the hearts of soccer fans, and really, anyone with a soul. The American coach, played by Jason Sudeikis, has a sweet disposition and became an immediate fan favorite.

Per Variety, during the Television Critics Association’s winter 2023 press tour, there was a panel that featured Ted Lasso co-creator Bill Lawrence and writer/star Brett Goldstein promoting their upcoming comedy series Shrinking. When asked about Ted Lasso during the panel, Lawrence was tight-lipped but said, “I’ve seen cuts, and it’s f—ing amazing.”

People reports that season 3 will introduce two new characters: Girls‘ Becky Ann Baker will portray Ted’s mom, and Jodi Balfour, best known for her role in the Apple TV+ series For All Mankind, will play a venture capitalist. They also report that there will be “new blood” on the AFC Richmond team.

Here is what we know about this new season so far:

  • No trailer has dropped yet, but an image from the season has!

    This intense standoff between Nate and Lasso gives us just a taste of what to expect coming up.

  • We don’t have an exact date of release...

    All we know is that it comes out in the spring. Fingers crossed that they mean early spring rather than late spring because we cannot wait!

  • (SPOILER) Last season, Nate left AFC Richmond in the dust.

    This was QUITE the cliffhanger. We are excited to see how this pans out. An epic Nate and Ted showdown may occur. Would that be awesome? Or upsetting? We can’t be sure.

  • Is this the last season?

    Its’ worth noting that Apple TV+’s season three announcement did not include the words “final season.” It’s been widely reported that the series was intended to have just three seasons. Brett Goldstein has gone on record saying as much. So you’re saying that there’s a chance it might go on longer? Maybe not; in June, Brett Goldstein, who plays Roy Kent and serves as a writer on Ted Lasso, said that the show’s third season would be its swan song. He told the public that Ted Lasso was always going to be “just three.” You never know, though. As we mentioned before, Ted Lasso is a smash hit. How can they take it away from us like this? Perhaps their time isn’t up just yet.

    Regardless, grab the biscuits, because more Ted Lasso is on the horizon.