What would Kimmy Schmidt be up to in the time of social distancing? How would some dearly departed medical shows handle the very real pandemic? So, we asked those who helped bring those shows to life how their series would handle life in the time of coronavirus.
Created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt ran for four seasons on Netflix and has an interactive movie continuation coming to the streamer. Starring Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, Tituss Burgess and Carol Kane, the series followed Kimmy Schmidt, a kidnapping victim who restarts her life in New York.
If Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt were to do an episode about the coronavirus and social distancing, this is Carlock’s pitch:
“Jacqueline White would have real hard time with social distancing. She’d start an outbreak cluster after insisting that going to her colorist constitutes necessary travel.
“Lillian Kaushtupper’s distrust of being told what to do sends her out into the empty streets of New York. It’s just like the old days, before yuppies, Uber, and children ruined the city! And just like the good old days, you come back home with a hacking cough!”
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