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Lessons in Chemistry (Apple TV+) S: Brie Larson - premieres 10/13/23

Brilliant chemist turned famous TV host. You’ve never met anyone like Elizabeth Zott. Based on the best-selling novel, Lessons in Chemistry premieres October 13.

Set in the early 1950s, Lessons in Chemistry follows Elizabeth Zott (played by Larson), whose dream of being a scientist is put on hold in a patriarchal society. When Elizabeth finds herself fired from her lab, she accepts a job as a host on a TV cooking show, and sets out to teach a nation of overlooked housewives — and the men who are suddenly listening — a lot more than recipes.

Starring alongside Larson are Lewis Pullman (“Top Gun: Maverick,” “Outer Range”), NAACP Image Award-winner Aja Naomi King (“How to Get Away with Murder,” “The Birth of a Nation”), Stephanie Koenig (“The Flight Attendant,” “The Offer”), Kevin Sussman (The Big Bang Theory,” “The Dropout”), Patrick Walker (“Gaslit,” “The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey”), and Thomas Mann (“Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty,” “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl”).

Lessons in Chemistry is produced for Apple TV+ by Apple Studios. Seven-time Emmy Award-nominee Lee Eisenberg (“WeCrashed,” “Little America”) serves as showrunner. Academy Award-nominee Susannah Grant (“Unbelievable,” “Erin Brockovich”) executive produces alongside Larson. Sarah Adina Smith (“Hanna,” “Looking for Alaska”) serves as director and executive producer of the first two episodes. Jason Bateman and Michael Costigan (“Ozark,” “A Teacher”) executive produce for Aggregate Films. Natalie Sandy executive produces through Piece of Work Entertainment alongside Eisenberg. Louise Shore also serves as executive producer.
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Re: Lessons in Chemistry (Apple TV+) S: Brie Larson - premieres 10/13/23

Very much looking forward to this. Plus, I love Brie.
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Re: Lessons in Chemistry (Apple TV+) S: Brie Larson - premieres 10/13/23

Did no one watch this? I thought it was really good from start to finish, with the exception of the
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dog narrating an episode, which totally took me out of it


Larson deadpan, fish out of water style really worked.
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Re: Lessons in Chemistry (Apple TV+) S: Brie Larson - premieres 10/13/23

I thought this was exceptionally well done. Brie Larson was perfect in the role, and the actor who played her daughter was terrific as well. I didn't see any weak spots (
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Re: Lessons in Chemistry (Apple TV+) S: Brie Larson - premieres 10/13/23

This is on my list to watch over the Christmas Break.
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Re: Lessons in Chemistry (Apple TV+) S: Brie Larson - premieres 10/13/23

Just finished this last night. Really enjoyed it.
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Re: Lessons in Chemistry (Apple TV+) S: Brie Larson - premieres 10/13/23

My wife is reading the book and didn't even know about the show. I just happened to recognize the title (from when I was watching Monarch) and connected it with her book.

Since she is wrapping up nursing school, maybe this will be something we can find time to watch together in the next few weeks.
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Re: Lessons in Chemistry (Apple TV+) S: Brie Larson - premieres 10/13/23

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Since she is wrapping up nursing school, maybe this will be something we can find time to watch together in the next few weeks.
Good luck to your wife. My wife just graduated with her BSN last weekend and is prepping for the NCLEX.

Maybe I can talk her into watching this show with me. It’s on my list watch this break.

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Re: Lessons in Chemistry (Apple TV+) S: Brie Larson - premieres 10/13/23

Man… I thought this was great.

I didn’t watch the trailer or anything so I don’t know if it’s revealed there, but this show really pulls the rug out from under you. And the next episode is a WTF??

As someone who was a big fan of Brie long before her Marvel involvement, it is so nice to see her get back to do some more serious acting.

I’ve seen Lewis Pullman in a few supporting roles, but this was a good showcase for some talent.
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The wife and I really enjoyed it as well.
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Re: Lessons in Chemistry (Apple TV+) S: Brie Larson - premieres 10/13/23

Originally Posted by Goldberg74
Good luck to your wife. My wife just graduated with her BSN last weekend and is prepping for the NCLEX.

Maybe I can talk her into watching this show with me. It’s on my list watch this break.
De-rail: Same here! Good luck to your wife, also!

Another show you might consider: At times, she had me watching "Call the Midwife" with her during the journey. I bought her the books last year for Christmas and she never touched them. Go figure.

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