'The Comeback' Signs Off With A Stunning Season Finale

December 29, 2014 6:53 PM

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'The Comeback' Signs Off With A Stunning Season Finale

Rarely is television able to capture anything as graceful or thought-provoking as the second season of "The Comeback." For something that lays out its premise in such a bare way, the eight-episode journey of Valerie Cherish, set nine years after we first met her, spoke to everything the show has worked to accomplish. For the first time in the series' history, Val is free from a prying camera lens, and we are able to see some of the most unbridled emotions of comedy.

Despite whispering to Andy Cohen that she "get[s] it now" -- "it" being reality television, following her calamitous attempt to join the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" cast -- Val obviously does not "get it." Very little about the way Val comports herself in front of reality cameras is real, whi...

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