But “Sweet/Vicious” doesn’t let its heroines off the hook or elide the knotty complications of what they’re doing.
Though the show is dominated by women, a number of the male characters are given a reasonable amount of depth and dimension.
The main accomplishment of the promising show is that it never loses sight of the issues surrounding rape culture, violation, and consent.
But it’s not an “eat your vegetables” kind of program — it’s essentially an enjoyable superhero saga.
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All in all, one of the most heartening trends in TV is the renewed use of genre storytelling to spin tales of female empowerment that are complicated, surprising, and take the emotional lives of their characters seriously without falling into the traps of pompousness or smug superiority. Crew: Executive producers, Stacey Sher, Amanda Lasher; co-executive producer/creator, Jennifer Kaytin Robinson.
Almost two decades after the debut of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” shows like “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” “Orphan Black,” “Jane the Virgin,” “Outlander,” “Killjoys,” and “Wynonna Earp” prove that the legacy of Buffy Summers is going strong.
Whoever cast “Sweet/Vicious” deserves a bonus (or at least a keg of beer): The show revolves around an extremely watchable and winning core duo: Eliza Bennett plays Jules, a sorority girl who likes sunset pictures on Instagram and has a bedroom straight out of a pastel Pinterest page.
Bennett is asked to sketch all the layers of an earnest character who is pretty square and conformist, but who is also full of confusion and rage and dryly funny from time to time.
“Sweet/Vicious” draws heavily on the “crime-fighting odd couple” premise that has powered many fine cop shows, though both Jules and Ophelia have very little trust in the campus authorities and the local police.