Critic Consensus: Issa and Molly keep trying to level up in "Backward-Like," but frustrating backsliding is getting to be a little much.

Episode Info

Issa is inspired while recruiting at a job fair with Frieda. Later, she treats Daniel to a thank-you dinner as she remains hopeful about their future. Meanwhile, Molly starts her dream job at a black-owned law firm.


Issa Rae
as Issa Dee
Lisa Joyce
as Frieda
Y'lan Noel
as Daniel
Jay Ellis
as Lawrence
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Critic reviews for Backwards-Like

I guess the heart wants what the heart wants.

August 28, 2018 | Full Review…

It's an exciting prospect to see Issa work at a new job as well as potential troubles with her new property manager job.

August 27, 2018 | Rating: 3.6/5 | Full Review…

Issa may be maturing, but Daniel still hasn't gotten past his need to always be the man on top.

August 27, 2018 | Full Review…

Thank God for real friends. TBH, Issa needs a fresh start and a clean slate in love, housing, and career!

August 27, 2018 | Full Review…

The focus on We Got Y'all this episode shines a bit more light on Issa's real passion.

August 27, 2018 | Rating: B | Full Review…

The writers have mastered the art of pacing the show so that viewers feel fully immersed and invested in the lives of Issa and her friends.

August 27, 2018 | Full Review…

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