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A critic takes aim at intense real-life experiences in lieu of food or cinema. Fair game includes divorce, anonymous sex, and all manner of criminal activity.
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Series cast summary:
Andrew Daly ...  Forrest MacNeil 22 episodes, 2014-2017
Jessica St. Clair ...  Suzanne MacNeil 22 episodes, 2014-2017
Megan Stevenson ...  A.J. Gibbs 22 episodes, 2014-2017
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A critic takes aim at intense real-life experiences in lieu of food or cinema. Fair game includes divorce, anonymous sex, and all manner of criminal activity.

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Reviewing life...even if it kills him

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Comedy

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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USA

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English

Release Date:

27 February 2014 (USA) See more »

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Review with Forrest MacNeil See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA

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$800,000 (estimated)
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16:9 HD
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This show is a remake of the Australian Series Review with Myles Barlow (2008), the Australian series pushed the envelope so far the first series was banned. See more »

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Forrest MacNeil: [Intro to each episode] Life; it's literally all we have. But is it any good? I'm a reviewer, but I don't review food, books, or movies. I review life itself.
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Remake of Review with Myles Barlow (2008) See more »

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Outstanding Comedy!
27 July 2014 | by shiva777-9-153849See all my reviews

I was a bit skeptical about the concept behind this show. What saves it from banality is just how creative and edgy each episode is. The viewer has NO idea what is going to happen next. There is no formula and the tension is often ratcheded up to excruciating levels. There are tons of laughs here and the back stories are woven in expertly. So many comedies are played very hammy with lots of stereotypes. This is a very refreshing new form of comedy where the backdrop is more realistic with only some of the characters being over the top. If you're a fan of Louie, The Office or Curb Your Enthusiasm you will likely really love this show. It's fresh and Andy Daly plays the role of the hapless reporter to perfection. I hope that we see more hilarious comedies coming. Great stuff!


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