It might take a medicinal brownie or two to really enjoy the new Netflix comedy “Disjointed.”
Starring Kathy Bates as Ruth Whitefeather Feldman, the owner of a Los Angeles cannabis shop known as Ruth’s Alternative Caring, she’s a lifelong advocate for use of the weed.
“You’re not alone,” Ruth tells an overanxious mother who has come to the store looking for relief. “You’ll be happy to know you’re a stereotype.”
Her “budtenders” at the store are Pete (Australian actor Dougie Baldwin), who is out to create the ultimate marijuana strain; Jenny (Elizabeth Ho), whose parents think she’s a surgeon, and Olivia (Elizabeth Alderfer), who dropped in after dropping out from her life in the Midwest.
Tone Bell plays security guard Carter, a war veteran with a touch of post-traumatic stress disorder. He felt safer in Iraq than as a black man in America, he tells Ruth in the one serious edge to the series.
Aaron Moten is Ruth’s son Travis. His dad was a Black…