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By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Boston barbershop comedy just tries too hard.

TV TBS Comedy 2015
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age 16+

Based on 1 parent review

age 16+

This show tries too hard. It just isn't funny an the whole show lacks something.

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The lighthearted series has some occasional humorous moments, but the overall show seems to be trying too hard to be authentically Bostonian, thanks to some over-the-top accents and obvious attempts at representing the personality and style of the city's blue-collar residents. Meanwhile, the ensemble cast is a predictable collection of personified stereotypes, ranging from the annoying, foolish boss and his weird sidekick to a tough-talking African-American woman and a sweet-but-flaky receptionist.

Folks who tune in may find themselves reminiscing about the old days at Boston's Cheers, especially when George Wendt delivers lines with his trademark sarcastic humor. But unlike the folks at the bar where everyone knows your name, the folks at Buzzy's simply aren't as likable. The result is a show that has potential but doesn't leave you feeling like you want to go back and visit.

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