Why Was Christine Baskets One of Television’s Greatest Characters?

When Louie Anderson died FridayI felt that dozens of mothers, whom I knew and loved, died in an instant. That’s because Anderson brought her portrayal of Christine Baskets, the loving but demanding mother of Zach Galifianakis’ depressed clown, in the bright, bone-dry comedy. “Baskets” He worked at FX from 2016-19. For me she’s one of …