‘UnPrisoned’ review: Kerry Washington leans into her comedic instincts as a woman reconnecting with her estranged dad

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“I wasn’t born into a family so much as I was hatched,” is how Tracy McMillan has described her origin story. Her mom was a “20-year-old Minnesota girl with a really bad drinking problem,” and her dad was a “Billy Dee Williams type who committed crimes for a living.” Mom dipped out early on, which meant Dad was her sole parent when he wasn’t incarcerated in one penitentiary or another. McMillan has filtered many of those details through a comedic lens in the new Hulu series “UnPrisoned.” Starring Kerry Washington and Delroy Lindo, the dramedy centers on a woman who re-connects with her father …

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