Partners is a TV series starring Kelsey Grammer, Martin Lawrence, and Rory O'Malley. Two Chicago lawyers from vastly different backgrounds unexpectedly meet in court as they each face a personal crisis. Marcus Jackson (Martin Lawrence) is a kind-hearted community activist ... See full summary »
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...  Allen Braddock 10 episodes, 2014
...  Marcus Jackson 10 episodes, 2014
...  Michael 10 episodes, 2014
...  Verushka / ... 10 episodes, 2014
...  Laura Jackson 10 episodes, 2014
...  Lizzie Braddock 10 episodes, 2014
...  Ruth Jackson 10 episodes, 2014
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Two Chicago lawyers from vastly different backgrounds unexpectedly meet in court as they each face a personal crisis. Marcus Jackson (Martin Lawrence) is a kind-hearted community activist going through a heartbreaking divorce when he meets Allen Braddock (Kelsey Grammer), an elitist lawyer who has just been fired from his father's firm. Brought together by fate and desperation, they develop a partnership and friendship, forcing each other to find the balance between the ethical and the unscrupulous in both their professional and personal lives. Written by FX

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Adding insult to injury!

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Second live action series in a row, after Boss (2011), in which Kelsey Grammer has performed a leading role, to be set in Chicago, Illinois, USA. See more »

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Featured in Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.115 (2014) See more »

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Formulaic, like a good recipe your mum has given you 100 times
12 August 2014 | by See all my reviews

Basically, what do you expect, a reinvention of the wheel?

OK - bugbears for the downside. It's multicamera, it's got canned laughter , it's copycat formulaic of the oddcouple/buddy/fish out of water clichés. It's got one absolute dog of a character (the stepdaughter, who is like Lindsay Lohan stamping on Hilary Banks' comedic memory). Typical family scenario and ridiculously convoluted family situation, etc etc.

Watch it anyway. It's Kelsey goddamn grammar doing a sitcom again. He still has it. Secondly this character of his is essentially just a hard ass version of Frasier Crane. Martin Lawrence is absolutely foil in this show apparently centred around him, plot wise, but this is all about Grammar. The two have undoubtedly shown promise in some of their opening exchanges.

If the show is extended, and the budget and production values go up, as well as crass jokes about things like suicide in the week of Robin Williams' death being cut by someone who aims to show they understand the job description over at the 'Quality Control' department this could have legs.

It's better than two and a half men....... and it's not a 5.4 . I've given it an 8 or potential, but it's really a 7. Just fighting the power maaaaan


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