‘Alternatino with Arturo Castro’ Review: Comedy Central’s Excellent New Sketch Series

‘Alternatino with Arturo Castro’ Review: Comedy Central’s Excellent New Sketch Series
“Alternatino” starts with a defining sketch in more ways than one. When a father hears his young son is going out with a female friend, the graying older gentleman tries to sit him down for “the talk.” Yet instead of imparting any knowledge onto the boy, the dad gets an overwhelming education of his own.

First off, the boy isn’t interested in girls, he’s interested in women. But he also knows he’s interested in women right now — he’s young, things change, gender is fluid. As the dad stutters and tries to regain his authority, his son presses on, talking about how sex is different for different people, trying to get his old man to define what kind of sex he’s talking about, and chastising him for describing penis-to-vagina sex as “normal.”

The gag is simple: The roles are reversed, and the person in-the-know isn’t
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