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Kenan Thompson, who currently holds the record for longest-serving cast member Saturday Night Live, brings his abundant charisma to the well-titled Kenan The NBC series stars the beloved comedian as a recently widowed father trying to raising daughters Aubrey (Dani Lane) and Birdie (Dannah Lane) alongside stepdad Rick (played by Don Johnson) and brother Gary (Chris Redd)

Tuesday’s debut shows the titular character still struggling to juggle his job as an on-air host and a packed house following the death of his wife Cori (Niccole Thurman) Episode begins by the sweet image of Kenan waking up in a jumble of his children’s limbs and rushing very gently to get ready and get his daughters ready for the day This means showering quickly, spreading out their clothes, packing their bags of books and making lunch – in this case, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches – while they sleep Unfortunately, her tiptoeing attention around the house is a wasted effort

Rick (Johnson) unexpectedly walks by, eliciting a high-pitched cry from the single dad and waking his super-well-adjusted daughters (seriously, they cite their dad’s self-help books and label their mom as “Deceased parent figure”) After a brief conversation with Gary, who has just spent an evening at the club, it’s off to work

Kenan’s work crew includes a few sitcom favorites, including The Mindy Project’s Fortune Feimster as sports correspondent Pam and Single Parents alumna Kimrie Lewis as Kenan’s boss, Pam, as well as Taylor Louderman as Tami, her dynamic co-host Pam checks it out after the on-air anchor shows up late again, laughs at Tami and just hasn’t been herself recently. clear his coworkers are worried he hasn’t dealt with his grief yet, which is a horrific moment considering the show’s ratings are dropping

Kenan insists he is fine and has lunch with Rick and Gary, the former claiming that Kenan is doing very well Meanwhile, Gary expresses his concern that Kenan has not budged, as he devotes all of his time to his children (thanks, Gary, for including “trillgen” in the lexicon) and just brushed off the obvious advances of his attractive coffee seller During dinner, it’s business as usual with the family until Kenan berates his daughters for wanting a phone so they can be Instagram influencers, joking that their mom is coming back from among them. dead just to drag him to the other side with her A late Kenan quickly apologizes for the comment, but the girls are just relieved to hear their dad finally talk about their mum It prompts Kenan to tell a fun story about how they met on the set of a sitcom in which Cori played his mother, when he was only three years older because Hollywood is sexist

Relieved to finally be able to talk about Cori, a confident Kenan lifts her up again during a televised segment the next morning.However, it ends in disastrous fashion when he gets on the defensive over Cori’s decision. ” use an epidural and accidentally insult working and stay-at-home moms This causes major controversy among viewers of the show, which Kenan calls a small mistake. But according to Pam, who tells him he really needs to run his business, the network is asking for a no-apology “sorry, you’ve been offended ”on the air to calm things down

The next morning Kenan begins his prepared statement before stopping to spread his heartfelt feelings “When Cori passed away, I was devastated,” he tells the stone-faced audience. “I fucked up, and I’m really sorry “His most sincere apologies win over everyone and he’s back in the good graces of the internet

Back home, Kenan reveals that he managed to make a hybrid cake-pie mix for his daughters’ bake sale. In fact, he got it in a segment of his show, but it didn’t It’s not important It’s a shame Aubrey and Birdie couldn’t use it for their school duties, as Rick immediately rummages through the pastry shop with a fork The episode ends with the family curled up on the couch watching Cori and Kenan’s old takes and their highly inappropriate sexual tension while playing mother and son

What did you all think of the first episode of Kenan? Rate the first one below, then share your thoughts in the comments!

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