How's the pope's kangaroo doing?
This is clearly the most important question. One of the best things about The Young Pope is that it's so packed with head-scratching sequences, bizarre images, and unexplained occurrences, that some of the show's most WTF moments get forgotten by the end of an episode. For example, I kinda forgot Episode 2 showed us Lenny taming a kangaroo with pope magic, and shame on me. I will not sin like that again.
Episode 4 featured the return of The Young Kangaroo, who Lenny confronted in the garden. Wild animals are something of a prestige TV cliché at this point -- Tony Soprano and his ducks remain the gold standard -- but the kangaroo is just too funny to hate on. Even Sorrentino agreed in a recent interview with IndieWire. "It's funny; it makes you laugh when men start meeting atypical animals, exotic animals,” he says. "Also because uncommon animals, not cats and dogs, but kangaroos or giraffes, they put you in front of the mystery of yourself."