What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘Bonding’ and ‘Cobra Kai’

A new Netflix comedy follows a grad student with a side gig as a dominatrix. And “Cobra Kai” returns for a second season.

BONDING Stream on Netflix. “Grad school waits for no dominatrix.” That’s the last line spoken by Tiff (Zoe Levin) in the first episode of this dark comedy series, but it could also be read as a tagline. The series centers on Tiff, a grad student who works in a sex dungeon to support herself, and Pete (Brendan Scannell), her initially unknowing best friend — who quickly becomes her knowing business partner. The series was created by the actor Rightor Doyle (“Barry”). Its first episode leans into self-aware and surreal humor.

IT FOLLOWS (2015) Rent on Amazon and iTunes. David Robert Mitchell’s “Under the Silver Lake” opened to shaky reviews last week, but high expectations preceded its release: This breakthrough horror feature from Mitchell was received euphorically by many critics when it came out in 2015. Set in a Detroit suburb, the film follows Jay (Maika Monroe), a 19-year-old who is haunted by a curse that is spread by people having sex. “‘It Follows’ abides by a principle that few horror movies have the courage to embrace: The unknown is the unknown,” Stephen Holden wrote in his review for The New York Times. “Clues to the source and motives of this menace are dropped, but they don’t add up. Like the evil in a David Lynch horror film, it is out there in the night, waiting to get you.”

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