Originally Posted by keg in kc
Read several reviews on Thursday which made it sound like the show would be awful, but I did not find it to be bad at all. The only real criticism I can level is that I thought it stumbled toward the end of the first hour. For what it is, though, I thought they did a good job, and I'll give the second hour a watch.
Unfortunately, however, it looks like it'll go the way of Last Resort (hell, it probably won't last that long). The ratings for the pilot were terrible. Like least-watched scripted pilot in ABC history terrible.
AVClub says it was a shame it wasn't more terrible. Kinds of just middles along without delivering on the crazeballs it suggests are coming.
- I need Malcolm. You're too Martin. Know what they did to him, they killed him. . .
- Didn't they kill Malcolm too?
- No, no, no, they say that. But ain't nobody seen the body since the funeral.
- That's how funerals work.