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By Martin Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Action spoof reboot features over-the-top sex, violence.

TV Peacock Comedy 2021
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It's hard to get excited for a sequel to a film that wasn't very good to begin with, especially when the sequel is three times as long. Any widespread fondness for MacGruber probably comes from the likeability of lead actor and SNL alum Will Forte, rather than from the relentless shock value. MacGruber the series feels like a bunch of outtakes. There are times when the direction isn't strong enough to tell the story clearly and the actors can't even make the jokes work as written. In a lot of ways, the series is asking its audience to be more committed to the bit than Forte himself.

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