Kim’s Convenience and Managing Offensiveness as a Viewer

Orrin Konheim
4 min readFeb 9

Kim’s Convenience (CBC — -> Netflix) Season 1- The show stars a nuclear family in Toronto with two immigrant parents and two fully integrated millennial children. The college-aged daughter (Andrea Bang) is as rebellious as a daughter can be who lives under her parents’ roof whereas the son (Simu Liu) is a high-living bachelor who works as middle management in a rental car agency.

The degree of development given to the parents (Paul Sun-Hyung Lee and Jean Yoon), on the other hand- yikes! I haven’t delved too much into critical…

Orrin Konheim

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