New Netflix Comedy 'Beef' Takes Audiences by Storm


| LAST UPDATE 04/09/2023

By Riley Hammond
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Beef (2023) Netflix via IMDb

Netflix's latest addition has taken the streaming world by storm. Introducing Beef, the exhilarating dark comedy that has audiences buzzing with excitement. Produced in collaboration with A24, the edgy show revolves around two strangers who share a road rage accident, leading to hilarious results. Here's a look.

Beef has earned an incredible score of 99% on the critic-supported Tomatometer as reviewed on Rotten Tomatoes. Equally impressive is the score of 96% based on audience reviews, making this new addition to Netflix's programming options quickly gain momentum. Critics have praised the show's writing and performances for their creative elements and edgy humor, setting it apart from other dark comedies currently available. With many experts suggesting that the show could become a contender for the 2022 Emmy's, the excitement surrounding this show continues to grow.

Comedy Beef Yeun Wong
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The writing, direction, and acting have all been top-notch according to Melanie McFarland of Salon, who said, "One day in the future academics may view Beef as a convincing TV distillation of the early 21st-century's collective mood, a lingering and worsening state of society-wide pandemic anger." Brian Tallerico of called Steven Yeun "one of the best actors of his generation," and his exceptional performance has been a highlight of the show. Moreover, Ali Wong's comedic talent in the series impressed critics, with some saying that it was her best work to date. In addition, British GQ's Jack King claims that Beef is Netflix's best new series since last year's sensational Squid Game.

King noted, "Riding the welcome wave of new Asian-American media emerging over the last couple of years, Beef is an inventive drama-comedy from mega-hip studio A24, 10 30-minute episodes spun from an incident of quintessentially LA road rage." The show's uniqueness has audiences eagerly anticipating the rest of the season. With its engaging storyline, captivating performances from beloved actors, and high ratings from viewers and critics alike, the show has proven to be an undeniable success. If you're looking for a new show to binge-watch, Beef is a must-see. So, go ahead, sit back, and laugh your way through the episodes!

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