Santa Clarita Diet

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Mindy Nguyen , Arts and Entertainment Editor

“Santa Clarita Diet,” a new Netflix original series, is an America horror comedy created by Victor Fresco that premiered on Netflix on February 3, 2017 with ten episodes.

The show is centered around real estate agents and married couple Sheila (Drew Barrymore) and Joel Hammond (Timothy Olyphant) with their daughter Abby (Liv Hewson) and her best friend Eric Bemis (Skyler Gisondo), in Santa Clarita, California.  Their lives are fairly normal, until Sheila goes through an unusual transformation, becoming a zombie who feeds on human flesh. The family focuses most of their attention on finding a cure for Sheila, who seems to be spiraling out of control.  Her behaviors range from chasing roosters to eating a man in the backyard.

The show is funny and quite enjoyable.  The show would be  better if the episodes were longer than 30 minutes because so much happens in each episode that it can be confusing.

This show was so good that I finished it in two days, and I am hoping they will renew for season two. Barrymore, one of my favorite actresses, really made this show in my opinion. She is a phenomenal actress and she surprises me every time.

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