Review: Master Of None : Pop Culture Happy Hour The Netflix show Master Of None has finally returned following a four-year hiatus. This time around the focus is on Lena Waithe's character Denise and her partner (played by Naomi Ackie) as they wrestle with their relationship and trying to conceive. Noticeably absent on screen for most of the season is Aziz Ansari's Dev, the central character of the first two seasons. The result is an installment that feels less like a narrative continuation of the series and more like a spin-off. But is this standalone season worth your time?
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Is 'Master of None' Season 3 Worth the Wait?

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Is 'Master of None' Season 3 Worth the Wait?

Is 'Master of None' Season 3 Worth the Wait?

Is 'Master of None' Season 3 Worth the Wait?

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Lena Waithe and Naomi Ackie in season three of Netflix's Master of None.

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The Netflix show Master Of None has finally returned following a four-year hiatus. This time around the focus is on Lena Waithe's character Denise and her partner (played by Naomi Ackie) as they wrestle with their relationship and trying to conceive. Noticeably absent on screen for most of the season is Aziz Ansari's Dev, the central character of the first two seasons. The result is an installment that feels less like a narrative continuation of the series and more like a spin-off. But is this standalone season worth your time?

The audio was produced by Mike Katzif and edited by Jessica Reedy.