Cuoco’s Sheila approaches Davidson’s Gary in a bar, and the 2 spend a romantic evening collectively attending to know one another, even when her conduct often feels a bit off. That is earlier than she explains that she has entry to a time machine (positioned at her native nail salon, for some motive), permitting her to journey again a day, again and again, reliving and revising their first date.
Though Gary is understandably skeptical, he is additionally irresistibly drawn to her. “We just work,” Sheila tells him, a idea that she will be able to put to the take a look at, again and again, altering the character of their interplay in small and not-so-small methods and seeing the way it performs out.
“It’s OK for things to be messy sometimes,” Sheila tells Gary, a line that possesses some significance within the bigger story, however which does not essentially apply fairly as nicely on this type of train.
Frankly, simply the marquee worth of their teaming most likely represents a modest win for NBC’s streaming service. That mentioned, it could have been good if “Meet Cute” had carried out just a little extra to capitalize on the eye, though because it stands, there is no going again in time to repair that.
“Meet Cute” premieres September 21 on Peacock.