We come back in the third season with a new set of Sam's great comedy, trying to adapt to things in different ways. Sam sees a group of old friends where they look good surprise. On the other hand, Sam goes with Max on a new trip and it may be a good thing during that trip that might change things in Sam, Sam also tries to have fun with old friends after he cooks them.
In the end, there's no one takeaway; there are dozens, and they're delivered with the kind of beautiful storytelling that appears effortless, but actually requires acknowledgement on levels both granular and grand.
Yet for all of its barbed and scatological humor - be warned, there's a colonoscopy episode - there's an unvarnished honesty to Better Things that has a way of grabbing and moving you just when you least expect it.
Unfolds in dreamy, fragmented interludes, which layer together to form a singular, candid illustration of Adlon's life -- a rich tapestry of s----y experiences that's somehow beautified by the way she pulls it all together.