Welcome back to Bleeding Cool’s “finally-back-to-weekly” recap/review of NBC’s Thursday night comedy series A.P. Bio, starring It’s Always in Sunny in Philadelphia‘s Glenn Howerton and Happy!‘s Patton Oswalt. Now that it looks like NBC’s finally got their scheduling act together, we’re taking a look at tonight’s fifth episode, ‘Dating Toledoans”:
A.P. Bio s01e05 ‘Dating Toledoans’: Jack (Glenn Howerton) reluctantly agrees to go out on the town with Mary (Mary Sohn), Stef (Lyric Lewis) and Michelle (Jean Villepique). However, his superiority complex proves difficult for the women of Toledo to overcome. Principal Durbin (Patton Oswalt) feels threatened when Helen (Paula Pell) fills in for him on the school’s video morning announcements.
So our A.P. Bio “revaps” (recaps/reviews) are going to cover both the nitty and the gritty of the episode, along with some of our thoughts on what worked and what should’ve been left unseen by sane eyes. So I guess what we’re trying to say is that you’re wading into a potential “spoiler minefield”, so tread carefully.
You can check out our recap/review of A.P. Bio Episode 4: ‘Overachieving Virgins’ here.
In a look back at last week’s episode ‘Overachieving Virgins’, Jack’s (Howerton) lights the fuse that leads to a particularly nasty feud with Student Council President Marcus (Nick Peine):
Here’s a “first look” at this season of A.P. Bio, as well as an overview of the series:
When disgraced Harvard philosophy scholar Jack Griffin (Glenn Howerton) loses out on his dream job, he is forced to return to Toledo, Ohio, and work as a high school Advanced Placement biology teacher. As he comes crashing in to Whitlock High School, Jack makes it absolutely clear he will not be teaching any biology. Realizing he has a room full of honor roll students at his disposal, Jack decides instead to use the kids for his own benefit. Eager to prove that he is still king of the castle, Principal Durbin (Patton Oswalt) struggles to control the force of nature that is Jack Griffin.
NBC’s A.P. Bio also stars Mary Sohn, Lyric Lewis, Jean Villepique, Jacob McCarthy, Tom Bennett, Aparna Brielle and Paula Pell; and written by Mike O’Brien, who also serves as executive producer alongside Lorne Michaels, Seth Meyers, Andrew Singer and Mike Shoemaker. Universal Television, Broadway Video and Sethmaker Shoemeyers are producing.