The season begins again with a new and different life in which Sam lives. Sam begins a new life with her three daughters and friends where she meets a group of old friends, and a trip with Max may seem a different journey this time. On the other hand, Sam tries to spend time with friends and wants to adapt to those things that appear.
In the end, there's no one takeaway; there are dozens, and they're delivered with the kind of beautiful storytelling that appears effortless, but actually requires acknowledgement on levels both granular and grand.
Yet for all of its barbed and scatological humor - be warned, there's a colonoscopy episode - there's an unvarnished honesty to Better Things that has a way of grabbing and moving you just when you least expect it.
Unfolds in dreamy, fragmented interludes, which layer together to form a singular, candid illustration of Adlon's life -- a rich tapestry of s----y experiences that's somehow beautified by the way she pulls it all together.