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Moral Orel: Season 2

2x14 Geniusis

One of the weakest episodes of the show so far. You won't hear anything but full-throated support of the veracity of the theory of evolution from me, but ragging on creationists is like shooting fish in a barrel, so you have to have a real interesting twist on it to make it feel like anything besides piling on. The whole "geniusis" is a fun little take on "Intelligent Design," but the rest of the episode is really on-the-nose commentary, and The Missing Link being found, becoming a talk radio host, and then getting frozen again after the mob attacks him was a really scattershot story. Not much laughs, not a well-tuned story, and not good or incisive commentary either makes this one a definite lowlight.

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