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Television review: ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ is mired in flimsy backstory

Take your typical sitcom, add a dash of intentionally exaggerated acting, nonsensical plot lines, forty-somethings portraying teenagers and a healthy serving of satire, and you have “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp” (“FDOC”). Created by David Wain and Michael Showalter, Netflix’s latest original series focuses on the relationships of counselors and campers at…