Television, Review

Tedious Mediocrity: Palm Royale

An Apple TV series to avoid

John Dean
Dean’s List
Published in
2 min readMay 6, 2024

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The final episode of the ten-part miniseries Palm Royale airs May 8, and I am embarrassed to say I’ll be watching. Having already wasted nine hours, why not finish embarrassing myself?

Palm Royale is a failed attempt to recreate the magic of HBO’s The White Lotus. The formula seemed…

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John Dean
Dean’s List

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