‘She-Hulk’ Is Marvel’s First True Comedy

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‘She-Hulk’ Is Marvel’s First True ComedyMarvel Studios

The best work that Marvel Studios does often comes when it takes its own swings at very specific genres. Captain America: The Winter Soldier was so effective because it really evoked the themes of political thrillers of the '70s like The Parallax View or Three Days of the Condor. Sam Raimi's turn in the director's chair for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness was polarizing, but you won't find many arguments that the parts of the movie that let the horror-loving filmmaker lean into his Evil Dead bonafides were what set that movie apart. And with She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, Marvel Studios is setting itself up with its first comedy: think along the lines of Boston Legal, only with superpowers instead of scotch and cigar.

Marvel is also leaning into the comedy aspects of the show; She-Hulk episodes are around 30 minutes long, and tend to all have their own self-contained stories, while also feeding into the reservoir of a larger arc that's forming. Jennifer Walters (Tatiana Maslany) figures to be a key character in the MCU's future, and here we get an origin story that's fun, and a number of adventures to follow.

How many adventures? That's a good question. She-Hulk bucks the six-episode format that shows like Ms. Marvel, Moon Knight, and Hawkeye have recently gone with, instead going for the 9-episode format of WandaVision and What If...? Again, given the comedic leanings and ambition of the show, that makes sense. We want to spend more time with these characters, not less—in a comedy or a dramedy, that's what's driving the plot best.

Luckily, Maslany is up to the task. She's as funny and charming as Orphan Black and Perry Mason fans know her to be, and the group of supporting characters and surprise cameos around help to prop her up.

So, if you're eager for more She-Hulk: Attorney at Law—it's time to start crossing your fingers for Season 2.

When is the next episode of She-Hulk: Attorney at Law coming out?

Unlike previous Disney+ Marvel Studios, She-Hulk: Attorney at Law aired on Thursdays. All 9 episodes of the show's first season are now out—so you'll have to keep watch on where Jennifer Walters will appear next. .

How many episodes of She-Hulk: Attorney at Law are left?

She-Hulk: Attorney at Law is 9 episodes in total, so that means that there are none left in Season 1. Sad! (We haven't yet heard if Jennifer Walters' journey will continue in another season of the show, a movie, or someone else's show).

Here's the complete release schedule for She-Hulk: Attorney at Law.

Episode 1 - Now streaming as of August 18

Episode 2 - Now streaming as of August 25

Episode 3 - Now streaming as of September 1

Episode 4 - Now streaming as of September 8

Episode 5 - Now streaming as of September 15

Episode 6 - Now streaming as of September 22

Episode 7 - Now streaming as of September 29

Episode 8 - Now streaming as of October 6

Episode 9 - Now streaming as of October 13

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