I’ve watched the first four episodes of She-Hulk: Attorney at Law—the latest from the Disney/Marvel streaming juggernaut—as of this writing, and I have mixed feelings. Better Call Saul’s ending certainly leaves a void for attorney shows, but this hardly fills it.

The show is episodic—sort of a spoof of comic books, lawyer shows and Marvel in general. The story doesn’t really follow through from one episode to the next, and this takes away some of the urgency of watching, because the episodes are relatively self-contained.

Tatiana Maslany stars as Jennifer Walters, lawyer and cousin of Bruce Banner (a game Mark Ruffalo making guest appearances). After a bloody car accident, she gets infected with Bruce’s Hulk mojo and becomes the title character.

I couldn’t really get past how bad the She-Hulk CGI is. When Jennifer Walters is in Hulk mode, it looks like they put Maslany in some prosthetics, increased the scale of her image in the frame, and gave her skin a strange, glowing green hue. It’s distracting, especially when Ruffalo’s “Smart Hulk” is standing next to her—and looks 100 times better. She-Hulk looks like she belongs in a Shrek sequel.

The show does have some virtues. Maslany is fun in the role, and I suppose there is room in this world for lawyer-show satire … but I just couldn’t get past the she-totally-looks-like-Shrek thing. If Donkey had wandered into the frame, it would not have discombobulated me. Actually, I kind of miss Donkey; that Eddie Murphy is a regular riot! As for this show’s grabs at humor, it’s hit and miss. Loki was funnier.

So, I am not enthralled after four episodes. I’ve gotten messages from friends saying quite the contrary after watching the first episode, so maybe I’m a pill, and my Shrek-phobia is stupid. There are five episodes left for me (the first season is nine episodes), so we shall see. For now, I’m not impressed.

She-Hulk: Attorney at Law is now streaming on Disney+, with new episodes being released every Thursday through Oct. 13.

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