What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘You’re the Worst’ and ‘Brockmire’


The series finale of “You’re the Worst” is on FXX. And “Brockmire” is back for a third season on IFC.

YOU’RE THE WORST 10 p.m. on FXX. As do many comedies, this bawdy sitcom ends its final season with a marriage. Probably. In the previous season, Gretchen (Aya Cash), a publicist with clinical depression, ditched a riskless relationship and proposed to her more exciting (if uncongenial) writer love interest, Jimmy (Chris Geere). The lead-up to the wedding this season has been peppered with flash-forwards suggesting the two may not ultimately be bound in holy matrimony — but as of now, the wedding is still on. In his review of the season for The New York Times, Mike Hale called the show “one of the most twisted, acidulous and sex-drenched” romantic comedies on TV, writing that Wednesday’s finale “answers the questions and satisfies the emotions without short-selling the serious issues.”

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (2014) 7:30 p.m. on FX. The ’80s nostalgia pours out like stuffing from a ripped Cabbage Patch Kids doll in this witty Marvel space comedy. Chris Pratt stars as a charming galactic cowboy, alongside Zoe Saldana as an elite assassin and Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper — who do the voices of an animated tree-man and racoonish bounty hunter. The movie plainly shares some D.N.A. with the sci-fi parody GALAXY QUEST (1999), which is coincidentally showing at 8:30 p.m. and 10:45 p.m. on BBC America. That film stars Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver and Alan Rickman as members of a crew of actors from a canceled cult sci-fi series who are thrust into an actual space war. Lawrence Van Gelder wrote in The Times in 1999 that “Galaxy Quest” spoofs franchises like “Star Trek” while also managing to “replicate the very elements that have made them so durable.” That applies to “Guardians of the Galaxy,” too.



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