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‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Stays Surreal and Heartfelt to the End

‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Stays Surreal and Heartfelt to the End

“God, Kimmy, ” Jacqueline White scolds the title character of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. “As stupid as this is, there are real feelings at stake here.”

In the moment, Jacquline (Jane Krakowski) is describing the emotional affair Kimmy (Ellie Kemper) is having with the parents of her new boyfriend, whom she otherwise can’t stand. But she could just as easily be summing up the ethos of the entire series, which releases its final batch of episodes on Friday. (I’ve seen the whole thing.) On the one hand, Kimmy Schmidt takes

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