Calum Henderson dives into the low-key, improvised charms of Educators.
You know how the funniest person in the room is hardly ever the one who's the centre of attention? I think the same thing applies when it comes to New Zealand TV comedy.
All the funniest local shows in my lifetime have existed on the margins in one way or another – mostly scheduled late at night or tucked away somewhere else out of harm's way. Maybe Trojan Horsed into primetime disguised as reality or documentary like Neighbours at War.
It's why we've got this weird prevailing misconception that