The story that follows—about Notaro driving herself home from the hospital without painkillers—is harrowing, but not as harrowing as the dozen other health-related anecdotes that find their way into the special.
When she asked to be driven to and from the hospital for a wisdom tooth removal procedure, the girlfriend self-employed declined.
The show was heavy, deep, and often hilarious.
But does it compare to the glory of a Tig Notaro sitcom? It was real and honest about loneliness and dating and trying to piece together the story of a traumatic childhood sexual assault.