Emily in Paris rather occurred like a gluttonously sweet cosmopolitan finest taken pleasure in after a long day of work. Bingeing the program was revitalizing. Getting to “escape” to Paris and question the number of of those croissants Emily truly did consume offered me that fuzzy, warm experience that strikes when the Starbucks barista turn over your very first Pumpkin Spice Latte of the season, the only season.
As somebody who matured thinking about the lives of Andy Sachs, Jenna Rink and Andie Anderson—thus lots of, I moved from my home town to New York City to attempt and end up being a way of life reporter—Emily Cooper was precisely what I believed we’d never ever get once again: a one-dimensional, quite personality who constantly wins and will never ever understand failure.
Is that unworthy commemorating? Must every TV-viewing experience provide me the sense that I’m at the center of the “This Is Fine” meme? Sometimes, Netflix is finest taken pleasure in through Emily’s rose-colored glasses.
Emily in Paris is now streaming on Netflix.
A variation of this story was initially released on Oct. 22.