A musical comedy set in medieval times that men should check out.
Galavant is not your average fairy tale hero. He is a simple man who has done much to win and keep the love of his life happy. One day she is stolen from him by a rich and evil king. Naturally, he goes to save her. It is a dangerous journey that he will risk everything for, to save his damsel in distress. He makes it in time to stop his love from being married to a horrid man, and he gives a touching speech that is full of heartfelt words and devotion. But the unexpected happens, his love decides to stay with the king and live a life of fame and fortune. Once this happens, Galavant is a man with a broken heart. This is something many men can relate to and know it is a dark and difficult place to be. The show begins here, and with clever songs and a unique premise it is a show you should not miss.
I remember when I heard this show was coming out, I was intrigued but not sure if it would be a hit or not. A show that is a comedy with songs that kids should never listen to seemed like such a big risks to me. The short commercials I saw on TV would peak my interest a bit, but I wasn’t sure if it would be a show I would want to see. I finally decided to give it a shot, and I have to say it is hilarious. It not only has a good plot, a talented cast and songs that are not only genius but also incredibly funny. It is a show that was made for men with some sexual innuendos and tough guy moments. I suggest all men should give this show a try, they may be glad they did.
Joshua Sasse is a good fit for Galavant. He does a splendid job portraying this character, and he has a great singing voice. It is easy to see he loves being on this show and never has a dull moment. His character is not the regular hero, but one who has been knocked from his rightful place, and for a while has no idea how to rise back up from it. There are dark times for him, spent doing the usual manly things after a break up like drinking and spending much time in bed. It is hard for him to see life ever getting better. But as the show goes on, small things happen to change this, to know what i mean go watch this show.
Karen David plays Princess Isabella Maria Lucia Elizabetta of Valencia and brings lots of structure to the plot of this show. She is a strong woman, one who just wants to protect her people and help Galavant return to the hero she knows he truly is. It is true there are times you will wonder about her true intentions, but at her core she is a good person. She is not only beautiful, but a woman who is the most normal one in this universe. She also can sing and is always there to do all she can to help those she cares about and loves. I am intrigued to see where this show will take her character as it develops.
Timothy Omundson plays King Richard really well. He is also not the average villain, but is still someone you will be able to root for. He is somewhat of a weak person, one who has no idea how to be tough or fight with swords. He is naturally very rich, and it seems this lifestyle has molded him into a strange man indeed. He also sings well, and has some songs that will make you laugh until it hurts. I enjoy seeing the trials he has had to endure, and cannot wait to see what happens to him next.
This is not a show for everybody. Some of the jokes will be crude, and if you don’t like that type of comedy this show may not be for you. It is definitely not a show you should sit down and watch with your kids, they will not only get the humor but they will ask questions you may not want to answer yet. Those who are not a big fan of musicals will also not be that interested in this program. But if you like anything to do with medieval times, and are looking for a good laugh it is a show you may want to give a chance.
If you are looking for something to watch with your guy friends, take a peek at this show. If you like comedy songs, this is definitely the show for you. It is a good show to watch when you are down, and one that viewers have not see the likes of before. Watch this show Sundays at 8 p.m. on ABC.