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By Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Coarse humor in old-fashioned laugh-track sitcom.

TV FX Comedy 2014
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How annoying this near-miss is to watch, stuffed as it is with charming, compelling actors with great comic timing plus not-bad cracks from the writers.

The problem is primarily in the pacing, which is so go-go-go that it leaves little time to let a joke land -- already the actor is launching onto another line, even before the uproarious laugh-track chuckles that greet every gag have died out. Whew! Add to that TV-style hijinks such as scenes in which Jackson and Braddock sneak into a priest's bedroom in a rectory and go to meet a gay wedding planner, and what you've got is something that looks for all the world like it'd be funny -- but just isn't.

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