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Parents' Guide to

Perfect Couples

By Kari Croop, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Witty romcom targets adults in committed relationships.

TV NBC Comedy 2010
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 17+
I find it disturbing that no one thinks horrible writing and general mediocrity is also bad for children. This show lowers the standards of all people regardless of age. It is the kind of insultingly unintelligent entertainment that inevitably leads to complete mental atrophy. This show works best as a litmus test to know if your friends or family are dangerously unfunny.
age 12+
ok well me and my wife and one of my dauters saw sevreal ads for this show that made it look hilariously funny but then we watched and nothing happend but my dauters boyfriend is just like one of these guys we thaught that would make us laugh after a while but no

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (2 ):

Thanks to really good casting and well-penned lines, Perfect Couples is genuinely funny ... a sort of Modern Family for couples without kids (yet). Bornheimer and Woods -- best known for their good work on the short-lived shows Worst Week and FlashForward -- feel real and relatable as the couple we're meant to identify with, while the rest of the cast completes their kooky inner circle of comic relief.

While the too-close-for-comfort gags don't really ring true (it's business as usual when friends barge into your bedroom uninvited), we'll buy it for the sake of Edward Fortyhands. (Don't worry; you'll see what we mean.)

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