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Mike & Molly 

TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Series (2010–2016)
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A couple meets at an Overeaters' Anonymous meeting.

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Mark Roberts
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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Billy Gardell ...  Mike Biggs 127 episodes, 2010-2016
Melissa McCarthy ...  Molly Flynn 127 episodes, 2010-2016
Reno Wilson ...  Officer Carl McMillan / ... 127 episodes, 2010-2016
Katy Mixon ...  Victoria Flynn 127 episodes, 2010-2016
Swoosie Kurtz ...  Joyce Flynn 127 episodes, 2010-2016
Nyambi Nyambi ...  Samuel 118 episodes, 2010-2016
Louis Mustillo ...  Vince 117 episodes, 2010-2016
Rondi Reed ...  Peggy 84 episodes, 2010-2016
Cleo King ...  Grandma 57 episodes, 2010-2016
Suzie Q Suzie Q ...  Jim 51 episodes, 2010-2016
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Mike, a Chicago police officer, meets fourth-grade teacher Molly one day when he speaks at an Overeaters Anonymous meeting and they fall in love, thanks in part to their mutual love of pie and the desire to resist it. Both face challenges in their quest to lose weight -- Molly from her slender sister and mother and Mike at the diner where he frequently eats. But having found each other, they will support each other as they try to achieve their goals, be it weight loss or Molly's decision to quit teaching and pursue her dream as a writer. Written by Jwelch5742

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CBS [United States]

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USA

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English

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20 September 2010 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA

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Dolby Digital

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1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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The name of the school where Molly teaches is Walter Payton Elementary School in the Chicago Public School System, a fictional school (although the Chicago School District did name a high school, Walter Payton College Prep, in Payton's honor). Walter Payton, an NFL Running Back with the Chicago Bears for 13 seasons, was a Chicago legend who died in 1999 at age 45 from a rare autoimmune liver illness, leaving behind a charitable philanthropic trust which distributes toys to underprivileged children and maintains a cancer and liver research fund. See more »

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Referenced in Showreel: Another One Bites the Dust (2013) See more »

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Oh God, no... not another bad sitcom!
19 February 2011 | by fortress111See all my reviews

Well it's better than having to watch one of the 1000 CSI type of murder crime shows on all the networks. But, not much. If you like formula me-too unoriginal sitcoms with lackluster casts and average writing... this may just be the show for you.

Chuck Lorre seems to be running out of gas..."Two And A Half Men" was good for a couple seasons...now it's just all about torturing Alan. The "Big Bang Theory" is still working, but then again the script lines are now just all about nerds getting women. Two and a Half Men was about being the new "Odd Couple". Alan is Felix and Charlie is Oscar...only it's on the beach in Malibu instead of in an apartment in New York City.

Well...here we go. Take two dull, Biggest Loser reality show candidates... and take the best comedy director on television ever... Jim Burrows...(talk about wasting talent)... and throw in some scale writers with nothing better to do. Bang... you have a talented director trying to push horse$#*! up a giant mountain. There are moments... but mostly the female end of the cast fails badly. If only "Victoria" could do nude scenes...then it would just be a bad porn movie. Mike's mom... Peggy is just a cranky old lady. Swoosie Kurt's "Joyce" is a rather bad two dimensional stereotype of southern trailer trash. And her lines are not funny. Nor is her character believable.

Mike's partner...Officer Carl (Reno Wilson) is a good actor, and has funny lines. Go figure. "Samuel" the restaurant waiter character is real enough and has some good lines. That's about it. Mike and Molly's "aw gee" romance lines are hacked reruns of every bad romance comedy you have ever seen. Situations are predictable. Emotion is badly lacking in both the actors and the audience. This series would not work if the two main characters were normal weight. A couple good bit parts and some lines, an ace director, and a very average group of writer's and actors. Yawn. Time to play on the internet.

Shows about morbidly obese people have worked... witness actor Jackie Gleason with "The Honeymooners", "Roseanne", and the series "The King of Queens." But this one does not. And it seems now every Chuck Lorre show on TV has to have at least one vomiting scene during your evening snacking time. Hmmm. I love Chuck Lorre's creations usually... but week after week the writing has to stay strong. Looks like this Producer might have lost his wind, or else he is not minding the store.


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