Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Tackles Sexual Misconduct and Peak TV in Season 4 Premiere — Grade It

TVLine | 5/30/2018 | Andy Swift
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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt returned to Netflix on Wednesday, kicking off its fourth (and reportedly final!) season with a premiere that was both relevant and hysterical — like Britney Spears in Crossroads.

Kimmy’s dream gig at Giztoob turns out to be a hashbrown nightmare when Zach orders her to fire an employee “just for doing his job bad.” (Can you believe it?) But after talking it out with her crew — including C.H.E.R.Y./L., her new work friend/robot/lamp — Kimmy crafts a plan to let Kabir go without embarrassing him.

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Unfortunately, that plan involved giving Kabir an unwanted shoulder rub, telling him they should only be friends in the “night hours,” then exposing herself and declaring (about a smoothie), “This thing isn’t going to suck itself!” If you understand Kimmy’s brain’s inner workings (or lack thereof), it’s a hilarious series of misunderstandings. But the interaction is considerably less hilarious in the form of Kabir’s sexual harassment report — which, because Kimmy serves as the company’s head of HR, is investigated by the perpetrator herself.

Speaking of Titus, the lovesick thespian teams up with Jacqueline (of White Talent™) in an attempt to win back Mikey. Taking advantage of the #PeakTV era — say, doesn’t TVLine have a column about that? — the duo invents a fake show starring Titus opposite a handsome white person “for believability.” They even recruit a nerd to speak to a “contuter” and make it do posters!

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Mikey is impressed (who wouldn’t be?), but Titus’ plan hits a snag when his ex-boyfriend asks to drop by the set of The Capist. (Oh,...
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