‘No Activity’ (CBS All Access)

While “The Good Fight” and “Star Trek: Discovery” are the exclusive-content workhorses that pulled CBS All Access into view, I’m an especial fan of this excellent dry comedy of cops and criminals in which, true to its title, nothing much occurs — except talk. A procedural by way of Beckett, played largely in seated groups of two or three, it’s also a meditation on loneliness and the need for connection. Patrick Brammall, on whose Australian original the series is based, plays a detective tired of waiting; Tim Meadows is his sunnier partner. A high-class cast also includes Amy Sedaris, Sunita Mani, Jason Mantzoukas, Jesse Plemons, Will Ferrell, Bob Odenkirk and J.K. Simmons.

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