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[ # ] American Woman is not as groovy as the ’70s
June 7th, 2018 under Freeform, Paramount+


Alicia Silverstone is once again living in Beverly Hills, but tonight at 10p on Paramount Network she is doing it in the ’70s. American Woman is not Claire Horowitz grown up because she would have chosen better than this.

Remember in 2008, when CBS took us back to the Disco era with the drama Swingtown? All you wanted to do was put on your boogie shoes and travel back in time? This show will not cause you to feel the same way.

Bonnie (Silvertone) is a rich Beverly Hills wife, who is expected to be just that. Her husband (James Tupper) wants her to stay home and take care of him and their children. Even if he is messing around behind her back. When she finds that out, she kicks him out of the house. Shortly after she does, she finds out he has embezzled all of their money away and she is broke.

Now she has to get a job and support herself. In a time when women are first entering the job force. How will she handle her new life going from a Beverly Hills Housewife to a working single mom?

She still has her small group of friends, but what about the ones who just pretended to like her when she had money. Will they want to know her now that she does not?

When it comes to her friends, Kathleen (Mena Suvari) wants to work in the movies. She will do anything to get that job. Diana (Jennifer Bartels) works in a bank, but all of the men keep getting ahead while she is stuck in the same job. She wants to be treated equal, but her boss does not agree.

This is a time when women were finally getting out of the house and earning their own ways. This is the story of three women hoping to the same.

I wish I could say more positive things about it, but somehow this half-hour drama makes the groovy ’70s look absolutely dull. Even the clothes are a downer and they should be upper like the drugs they are taking back then. There is sex, drugs and Rock’n’Roll on this show and even that cannot save American Woman.

I thought of something positive to say. As much as I hated American Woman, I liked it so much better than Freeform’s Cloak & Dagger that debuts at 8p tonight. I cannot even review the teen drama because after watching two episodes, I still have absolutely no idea what is going on on the show.

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