Review: 'The Slap' on NBC attempts to leave a mark

February 10, 2015 8:14 PM

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"The Slap," a provocative new NBC drama, is a saga that gets under your skin. That doesn't mean it's a great show, but I imagine the issues it raises will spark plenty of spirited dinner-table chatter among those who see it.

Based on a best-selling book by Christos Tsiolkas and an Australian TV series, "The Slap" chronicles the emotional fallout that occurs when a hotheaded man slaps someone else's misbehaving child during a family get-together.

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