The Long Goodbye to Pamela Adlon’s ‘Better Things’ Begins at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Hundreds of people braved a frigid (for Los Angeles) evening on Wednesday to gather in celebration of FX’s “Better Things,” with a red-carpet event for the premiere of the acclaimed series’ fifth and final season.

Held under (and over) the stars at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, hundreds of fans and collaborators were on hand to bid a fond farewell to Pamala Adlon’s incandescent original, which in its fifth outing is as determined as ever to foster and protect the flagging embers of humanity in an increasingly hostile world.The network synopsis for the season reads: “In its fifth and final chapter, ‘Better Things’ focuses on ‘the road ahead’ for its unconventional, unfiltered heroine, Sam Fox (Pamela Adlon), so devoted to her life as a working actor and single mother of three that she’s left little time for that one elusive thing: herself.

As she navigates three daughters, each

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