'Kimmy' is no Liz Lemon, but she's funny on her own in new Netflix show

March 5, 2015 3:55 PM

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Kimmy Schmidt is one person who doesn't have to worry about how much the comedy in the new Tina Fey and Robert Carlock show evokes fond memories of "30 Rock." That's because she's been living underground in a fundamentalist apocalyptic cult run by a guy named Rev. Richard Wayne Gary Wayne for the past 15 years.

The rest of us won't spend much time worrying about the similarities either. "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," available Friday on Netflix, may be cut from similar comedic cloth as "30 Rock," but no one who loves rich, offbeat comedy will be complaining.

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