The Afterparty (Apple TV+)

When a high school reunion goes wrong, and a guest is found murdered in his own home at the VIP afterparty, Detective Danner (played by Tiffany Haddish) and her team swoop in to interview the guests, search for clues and solve the case. Everyone is a suspect and no one can leave until the killer has been revealed.

A slick, fast-paced murder mystery comedy, which unravels episode by episode as the clues start to appear and secrets start to emerge – I enjoyed being part of Danner’s investigation, as the detective storytelling format felt familiar but had an interesting new twist on the whodunnit genre.

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Severance (Apple TV+)

Whilst this is not my usual focus for Miss Mooch, it is definitely mysterious and worth a review. The premise of the show (directed by Ben Stiller) revolves around a set of office workers, dreaming of the perfect work-life balance, who elect to have their mind surgically split between their work lives and their personal lives through the ‘severance’ procedure. In the office, they can forget all of their home memories and focus on the task in hand; whilst at home, they can leave work at the door and enjoy life with family and the things that they love. What a brilliant idea, sign me up!

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