The world is destroyed when American kids accidentally set off a nuclear missile, causing the Russians to counterattack. Only six people are left in the US: Mark, the narrator, an ex-school... See full summary »
A therapist named Ben Barnes lives his life in the shadows of his brother, sister, mother and father, all of whom are doctors, while at the same time trying to keep his family together after the addition of his father's new and much younger girlfriend.
Baby Bob is yet another fine example of why there is something fundamentally wrong with TV these days. I throw it in the same bin as "Girlfriends", "Suddenly Susan", "Just Shoot Me" (winner of the worst title in television history, by the way), "Bob and Margaret" and "King of the Hill", just to name a few. This kind of cookie-cutter crap goes beyond the argument "if you don't like it, change the channel", because it only furthers the much more convincing argument that 10% of the people control 90% of the wealth, and sadly, that 10% has virtually nothing interesting or original to say. Whil brilliant shows like "The Sopranos", "The Daily Show", "That 70s Show", "The Practice", and a handful of others are setting a new standard of excellence in creativity and flat-out brilliance in terms of writing, acting, and originality, shows like "Baby Bob" continue to lower the bar and allow the lowest common denominator to laugh at horribly badly-set-up one liners that have no point or relevence to the rest of the story, such as it is, and are, more importantly, profoundly un-funny. Sadly, since the lowest common denominator makes up about 90% of the viewing public, this kind of insultingly-bad crap will continue to be churned out in the hopes that they will get 20 million viewers a week, because after all, the only kind of crap that doesn't stink is the kind that turns things green. Thankfully, I have the Discovery Channel and HBO, so I at least have 2 bastions of decency away from the hoards of garbage I'm constantly bombarded by. A note to the writers: Come on, man, I can't believe you suck THAT bad.
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