Seniors with the Cool factor

The Cool Kids stars (second from far left) Vicki Lawrence, Martin Mull, David Alan Grier and Leslie Jordan.
The Cool Kids stars (second from far left) Vicki Lawrence, Martin Mull, David Alan Grier and Leslie Jordan.PHOTO: FOX

The Cool Kids is a sitcom about a rambunctious group of friends living in a retirement community.

But do not expect the usual "old people jokes" and cliches, say its producers and cast, which includes veteran performers Vicki Lawrence (The Carol Burnett Show, 1967 to 1978) and David Alan Grier (In Living Colour, 1990 to 2001).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 30, 2019, with the headline 'Seniors with the Cool factor'. Print Edition | Subscribe