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  • Summary: Hank (David Alan Grier) and his friends Charlie (Martin Mull) and Sid (Leslie Jordan) love breaking rules at their retirement home, but the arrival of Margaret (Vicki Lawrence) could change things in this comedy from Charlie Day.
  • Genre(s): Comedy

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 9
  2. Negative: 3 out of 9
  1. Reviewed by: Malcolm Venable
    Sep 27, 2018
    80
    In the pilot episode at least, The Cool Kids panders to stereotypes, cliches and tropes and boy, it's a good time.
  2. Reviewed by: Glenn Garvin
    Sep 28, 2018
    65
    Created by Charlie Day, one of the producers and stars of the hilariously vulgar and half-witted sitcom It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia , Cool Kids shares its proud tastelessness.
  3. Reviewed by: Tim Goodman
    Sep 28, 2018
    60
    They won't make you double over laughing (or maybe they will--your mileage may vary when it comes to comedy). But what does work here is the effortless ease with which Mull, Grier, Lawrence and Jordan never miss a beat.
  4. Reviewed by: Dave Nemetz
    Sep 24, 2018
    58
    It’s crass and formulaic, and a lot of the jokes boil down to “Hey, that old guy sure doesn’t act old!” But these seasoned sitcom veterans know how to sell a punchline to a live studio audience.
  5. Reviewed by: Ed Bark
    Sep 28, 2018
    42
    There’s ample cringe-worthy bawdiness. ... The diminutive Jordan, speaking in a deep drawl, is something of a scene-stealer, even if it’s only petty theft. And Lawrence seems to have a fairly firm handle on her boss lady character.
  6. Reviewed by: Brian Lowry
    Sep 24, 2018
    35
    It's all very broadly played -- to go with its lead-in, "Last Man Standing" -- but raises the question how long lines like "Everybody relax. Act like we have Alzheimer's" are going to prevent the show from facing the TV version of retirement.
  7. Reviewed by: Matthew Gilbert
    Oct 10, 2018
    0
    An abominable, grating, crass, predictable, and lazy new Fox sitcom.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Oct 13, 2018
    10
    This show is hilarious. I haven’t laughed this hard since i started The Big Bang Theory.

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