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Hulu's smart 'Casual' takes its family comedy seriously

Hulu's smart 'Casual' takes its family comedy seriously

Amid panicked rumors that television has peaked, the new shows this fall are chockablock with Look-At-Me twists, from super-mind-power film-franchise adjacency to a naked tattooed woman.

All Hulu's new half-hour comedy "Casual" has going for it, promo wise, is executive producer and director Jason Reitman, he of "Juno" and "Up in the Air."

Oh, and the fact that it's smart, funny, disarmingly sincere and sneakily self-aware.

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