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Parents' Guide to

The Benson Interruption

By S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Live comedy clips with sex jokes, language, fall flat.

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On paper, The Benson Interruption is a fun idea. Why not riff on someone else's comedy act the way that audiences in comedy clubs likely long to do? Still, the novelty doesn't make this show entertaining. To be blunt: It's different, but it's not funny. It's not totally Benson's fault. His comedic guests deliver standard stand-up fare, but it's rarely all that witty. Benson does what he can with the material, but the truth is, he doesn't seem all that hilarious either.

Considering that the show is comprised of clips from live performances, this must be the best of the footage they collected. How bad were the jokes that ended up on the editing room floor? If this is the best they can cull, Benson's future is, well, interrupted.

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