Review: Search Party : Pop Culture Happy Hour In the dark comedy Search Party, four narcissistic millennials become amateur sleuths following the disappearance of a former classmate. Alia Shawkat plays Dory, the ringleader whose growing obsession with solving the mystery eventually entwines them all in a murder investigation. The fourth season has found new ways to dial up the absurdity while bringing in new guest stars like Busy Phillips and Susan Sarandon.

Should You RSVP To 'Search Party'?

Should You RSVP To 'Search Party'?

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Meredith Hagner, John Early, Alia Shawkat and John Reynolds star in Search Party. Mark Schafer/Warner Media hide caption

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Meredith Hagner, John Early, Alia Shawkat and John Reynolds star in Search Party.

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In the dark comedy Search Party, four narcissistic millennials become amateur sleuths following the disappearance of a former classmate. Alia Shawkat plays Dory, the ringleader whose growing obsession with solving the mystery eventually entwines them all in a murder investigation. The fourth season has found new ways to dial up the absurdity while bringing in new guest stars like Busy Phillips and Susan Sarandon.

The audio was produced by Candice Lim and edited by Jessica Reedy.