Allan Johnson

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For 10 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 60% higher than the average critic
  • 10% same as the average critic
  • 30% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 4.5 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Allan Johnson's Scores

Average review score: 71
Highest review score: 100 Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 1
Lowest review score: 20 Watching Ellie: Season 2
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 10
  2. Negative: 1 out of 10
10 tv reviews
    • 80 Metascore
    • 100 Allan Johnson
    An insanely funny romp thanks to its unique storytelling technique and an inspired performance by the star. [15 Oct 2000]
    • Chicago Tribune
    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Allan Johnson
    Mix in the comic insanity that Cross and Odenkirk bring to the table, and the loose, Monty Pythonish way that one sketch leads into another, and what you have is the deliciously funny and biting show that Howard Stern wishes he was doing. [26 Oct 1998]
    • Chicago Tribune
    • 60 Metascore
    • 90 Allan Johnson
    As funny as those vignettes are, they pale in comparison to Ali's interviews with political figures. As incredible as the cretin's inane questions are, the straightforward responses from people -- who either take Ali seriously or know the whole thing is a bit and play along -- are a scream. [21 Feb 2003, p.C3]
    • Chicago Tribune
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Allan Johnson
    [Bob]'s also a wonderful, charismatic character at the middle of several quirky souls that inhabit this delightful and visually refreshing comedy-drama. [4 Aug 1998, p.C10]
    • Chicago Tribune
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Allan Johnson
    Does Witchblade the series work? You bet, judging from Tuesday's premiere. [12 June 2001, p.3]
    • Chicago Tribune
    • 66 Metascore
    • 80 Allan Johnson
    It rivals the wildly successful "Star Trek: The Next Generation" in appeal, action and style. [26 Sep 2001]
    • Chicago Tribune
    • 69 Metascore
    • 70 Allan Johnson
    With a sexy, sumptuous look, "Soul Food" is that rare series that enhances and expands on the movie from which it draws its inspiration. Unfortunately, the show also shares the film's most troubling trait: It's a wonderful product about family, but it isn't appropriate for family viewing. [25 Jun 2000]
    • Chicago Tribune
    • 63 Metascore
    • 50 Allan Johnson
    Showtime's "Folk" relies too much on sitcom-like one-liners and double-entendres -- and the sex -- to carry it, instead of its interesting characters and universal themes of relationship woes, acceptance, and the fear of loneliness. [3 Dec 2000, p.5C]
    • Chicago Tribune
    • 47 Metascore
    • 40 Allan Johnson
    Most of the staples are there: the shootouts, flinty stares, purposeful strides through gunpowder smoke, tobacco spitting and rides into the sunset. What's missing is a little credibility. [2 Jan 1998]
    • Chicago Tribune
    • 36 Metascore
    • 20 Allan Johnson
    While Louis-Dreyfus' Elaine Benes was vapid and self-centered, which worked within "Seinfeld's" fractured framework, her Ellie Riggs' self-centered vapidity is off-putting. [15 Apr 2003]
    • Chicago Tribune

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