Louis CK’s comedy/short-story collection paints New York City in particular, and the world in general, as a place of surreal, disturbing wonders. And this two-parter distills that beautifully when Louie asks out bookstore clerk Liz (Parker Posey) and goes on what is less a date than a crash course in life experience. As they take a weird, adventurous after-hours tour of the city — fitting Louie in women’s clothes, helping a homeless man get medicine, scarfing cured fish at Russ and Daughters — Liz spills out a story that includes a childhood near-death experience and hints of a mentally troubled adulthood. But though the evening ends on a minor-key note, “Daddy’s Girlfriend” is far from a downer. It is, like the show in general, a full-throated endorsement of being open to life’s weirdness and surprises at any age — and truly a night to remember.
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