‘SMILF’ Review: Frankie Shaw’s Showtime Comedy Is More Than Just Boston Strong

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Showtime on November 5, SMILF may have a title that makes you blush, but it is one of the best things to premiere on television this year. The series created by and starring Frankie Shaw is smart, sexy, frank about sexual abuse, and sharp in its depiction of a struggling single mother whose ambitions and wit try to push through the burdens, realities and confinements of her working-class Boston life. As I say in my video review, the series pops off the small…