Hard-knock life

No network sitcom gets more laughs from more actors than “Life in Pieces,” which returns with two new episodes, starting with a fourth-season premiere that finds our luckless family barely surviving a vacation in Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. Rochester native and former St. Cloud State University student Dan Bakkedahl continues to nail his imitation of a three-dimensional Homer Simpson.

7:30 and 8:30 p.m. WCCO, Ch. 4

Independence day

Ryan O’Connell deserves praise for creating and starring in “Special,” an irreverent comedy about a gay man with cerebral palsy ready to move beyond his sheltered life. Some of the supporting players are a bit predictable, most notably the Boss From Hell, but Punam Patel shines as Ryan’s unapologetic BFF. Jim Parsons is among the executive producers.

Now streaming on Netflix

Love is in the air

Fans of Korean soap operas who are ready for something a little more mature should check out “My First First Love,” a series about South Korean college students coming of age. Jung Chae-yeon, a member of the girl group DIA, is among the cast members.

Now streaming on Netflix

Neal Justin