Actors Jeremy Swift, Phil Dunster, Brett Goldstein, Hannah Waddingham, Jason Sudeikis, Juno Temple, Nick Mohammed and Brendan Hunt, cast members of "Ted Lasso", pose for a picture together at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, U.S., September 19, 2021
LOS ANGELES, Sept 19 - Breakout hit comedy "Ted Lasso" has charmed viewers and Emmy voters with its folksy charm and unflagging optimism, eliciting countless memes, recipes for the show's home-made English biscuits, and fascination with its words of wisdom.
The Apple TV+ comedy starring Jason Sudeikis as an American coach thrown into the world of tea-drinking Britons and the s ometimes arcane rules of English soccer, won seven Emmy awards on Sunday, including best comedy series.
Critics and fans alike have praised its edginess combined with its feel-good messages as a perfect antidote to the world's pandemic times. As proof, they cite Lasso's observations on life, soccer and England, a selection of which follows:
SOURCE: REUTERS / Reporting by Jill Serjeant; Editing by Howard Goller
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