“The spirit of the Dummies”, “to cry of laughter”: how the series “The Flame” set Twitter on fire

After the airing of the first episodes of The flame, the new comedy series from Canal + directed and performed by Jonathan Cohen, the reactions on social networks are very (very) enthusiastic.

When Jonathan Cohen, a new safe bet in French humor revealed by his character of Serge le Mytho, produces a parody series by bringing together a breathtaking cast, it inevitably creates expectations. Monday, October 12, 615,000 viewers, or 2.5% of audience share, watched the first episode, broadcast unencrypted on Canal +. On Twitter, the comments were not long in coming. The flame literally set tweeters in search of original creations and comedy ablaze.

“The spirit of Dummies, Unknowns, Robin Hoods and OSS 117”

How to qualify humor The flame ? Everyone has their own analysis. For @ RouxAlexis3, “It’s stupid, REALLY very stupid. And that’s great ”. @AnthonyCoindeau is of the same opinion: “The first 3 episodes of #LaFlamme are just bitter laughs. The writing is Dantesque and the cast is in total freewheeling. It does not hesitate to go very far, making delirium quite simply essential, ”he believes. Our colleague from Figaro Magazine Jean-Christophe Buisson uses no less than four comic references to describe the series: “A humor mixing a little spirit of Dummies, Unknowns, Robins des bois, OSS 117”. Extensive program.



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