Erin Mallory Long
Updated Mar 12, 2015 @ 5:04 pm
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Well, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt debuted on March 6th and I have watched all 13 episodes twice now. This is due to A) the fact that I am currently — what’s the term now — underemployed? and B) the fact that I will follow Tina Fey to the ends of the earth. I know everyone has been upset about the end of Parks and Recreation, but I still have a 30 Rock-shaped hole in my heart. So, I use a healthy dose of Broad City and now Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt to get by.

And thus, five ways Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt has ruined my life (so far):

1. Can’t. Get. That. Song. Out. Of. My. Head.

Seriously, it’s all we can talk about, right? That song is catchyyyyy. And that’s (of course) because it’s supposed to be! The theme song is an auto-tuned version of an eyewitnesses monologue during the start of the pilot. And it’s auto-tuned by the catchy geniuses behind “Bedroom Intruder”. I’d even argue that this theme song is catchier than that (though perhaps Jeff Richmond’s musical writing and the scripted monologue helped that).

And the best part about it is that I can’t stop singing “females are strong as hell” under my breath.

2. It encourages my natural sartorial choices

Kimmy Schmidt has been trapped in an underground bunker after being abducted at 15 and forced into a cult. (But in a sitcom so it’s fine!)