Donald Glover seems mad at us, but we (mostly) embrace 'Atlanta' anyway : Pop Culture Happy Hour When the FX series Atlanta arrived six years ago, it was unlike anything else on TV. It depicted its namesake city as a surreal landscape rich with offbeat characters. And it turned its creator and star Donald Glover from a niche comedic actor and rapper into an A-list Hollywood auteur. Atlanta recently concluded its fourth and final season, and it remained dark and weird until the very end. But did it go out on top?

Donald Glover seems mad at us, but we (mostly) embrace 'Atlanta' anyway

Donald Glover seems mad at us, but we (mostly) embrace 'Atlanta' anyway

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Donald Glover, Zazie Beetz and Brian Tyree Henry star in Atlanta. Guy D'Alema/FX hide caption

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Donald Glover, Zazie Beetz and Brian Tyree Henry star in Atlanta.

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When the FX series Atlanta arrived six years ago, it was unlike anything else on TV. It depicted its namesake city as a surreal landscape rich with offbeat characters. And it turned its creator and star Donald Glover from a niche comedic actor and rapper into an A-list Hollywood auteur. Atlanta recently concluded its fourth and final season, and it remained dark and weird until the very end. But did it go out on top?