*Warning: Minor spoilers ahead*
There’s nothing I love more than a good workplace comedy. Parks and Recreation? Of course. The Office? That shouldn’t even be a question. Abbott Elementary? A thousand times yes. So, imagine my excitement when I learned Apple TV+ would be releasing a new comedy series called Loot. And Saturday Night Live veteran Maya Rudolph would be the show’s lead? Oh, sign me up.
Loot follows a billionaire named Molly Novak (Rudolph), who has everything she could dream of: money, fame and a loving husband on her arm. But she soon discovers her husband of 20 years is having an affair. After Molly goes on a post-divorce bender, she receives a call from Sofia Salinas (Mj Rodriguez), who runs a foundation owned by the couple.
Sofia pleads with Molly to stop acting out for fear that it could reflect badly on the charity. With the help of Sofia, her devoted personal assistant (Joel Kim Booster), the charity’s accountant Arthur (Nat Faxon) and her pop-culture enthusiast cousin Howard (Ron Funches), Molly embarks on a journey of self-discovery.