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TV Club: An affectionate marriage is at the heart of Crisis In Six Scenes

Kay (Elaine May) is a marriage counselor, a fact that has barely come into play for the plot of Crisis In Six Scenes. I guess there’s a faint ring of irony in that she’s a counselor whose husband complains incessantly, but even that feels like a stretch, irony-wise. Mostly, her occupation has served to provide the show with some funny scenes, like one in the fifth episode where Kay sees that she has accidentally unleashed a hooking price war in a married couple after advising that the prostitute-loving husband start paying his wife for sex, rather than going elsewhere.
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