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Drugs fuel a poignant ‘divorce party’ on Platonic [Apple TV+ recap] ★★★★☆


Seth Rogen and Tre Hale in ★★★★☆
What can go wrong when strippers and cocaine are involved?
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TV+ ReviewApple TV+ comedy Platonic takes a look at the lighter side of divorce this week. The show, about two best friends who are suddenly back in each other’s lives after a prolonged absence, finds Sylvia deciding to throw Charlie a divorce party to get his mind off how well his ex is doing.

In the poignant episode, entitled “Divorce Party,” some drugs and changes of plan send Sylvia into a tailspin that makes her realize she isn’t where she wants to be anymore.

Prep to be friends with actual benefits in new comedy Platonic [Apple TV+ recap] ★★★★☆


Episode 3. Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne in ★★★★☆
Platonic asks, "Why can't we be friends ... again?"
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TV+ ReviewIn new Apple TV+ comedy Platonic, Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne play old pals who, after taking a hiatus from their intense friendship, learn that rekindling such a thing is a fraught proposition this far into their lives.

Created by Francesca Delblanco and Nicholas Stoller, Platonic is a lovely, lazy-day kind of a comedy that charms even when it seems like it could stand to straighten up and fly right.

Rose Byrne and Seth Rogen are hilarious disasters in trailer for Apple TV+ comedy Platonic


Rose Byrne and Seth Rogen are hilarious disasters in Apple TV+ comedy 'Platonic' trailer
New comedy series Platonic starring Rose Byrne and Seth Rogen premieres on Apple TV+ in May.
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Rose Byrne and Seth Rogen play a pair of friends having dual midlife crises in Platonic, a comedy series coming to Apple TV+ in May.

The Platonic trailer, released Wednesday, shows just how funny but destructive their friendship can be.