Mark A. Perigard
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For 590 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 55% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 43% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 2.5 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Mark A. Perigard's Scores

Average review score: 63
Highest review score: 100 Boardwalk Empire: Season 4
Lowest review score: 0 Brooklyn 11223: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 40 out of 590
590 tv reviews
    • 45 Metascore
    • 50 Mark A. Perigard
    If you like your comedy slathered in crude, this sitcom is catnip. Everyone else will wonder if CBS stopped making shows with recognizable human beings when “Everybody Loves Raymond” went off the air.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 50 Mark A. Perigard
    If there were a Match.com for sitcoms, this show would be blocked, banned and forgotten.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 50 Mark A. Perigard
    The players seem to spend much of their time entering and exiting the same drab offices while shoveling exposition at one other.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 50 Mark A. Perigard
    Unfortunately, the pilot doesn't flesh out the premise, making the episode little more than an average "Outer Limits." With all the special-effects possibilities of a virtual realm, "Santiago City" looks like the set of "Combat" with a high-tech fence around it. [8 Oct 1999, p.S34]
    • Boston Herald
    • 69 Metascore
    • 50 Mark A. Perigard
    Betas brims with raunch, perhaps in the belief that it is key to hooking younger viewers.­
    • 48 Metascore
    • 50 Mark A. Perigard
    He seemed nervous in a rapid-fire monologue that took shots at Dick Cheney, Alan Greenspan and Tiger Woods.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 42 Mark A. Perigard
    Perception is a head trip not worth the journey.
    • 43 Metascore
    • 42 Mark A. Perigard
    Sean Saves the World actually left this viewer depressed about the health of network comedy.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 42 Mark A. Perigard
    From pariahs to parodies. What a quick ride. The party is almost over for Jersey Shore.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 42 Mark A. Perigard
    It’s wearying to watch actors of this caliber try to fluff laughs out of this dreariness.
    • 41 Metascore
    • 42 Mark A. Perigard
    The ladies are so desperate to be noticed, they recycle bits from other shows.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 42 Mark A. Perigard
    One problem with the show is intrinsic to its premise. Though mediation is valuable in the real world, it doesn't lead itself to interesting stories in a medium that chugs on conflict, victims and victors.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 42 Mark A. Perigard
    There’s no way to self-medicate against the relentless drear of this new medical drama.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 42 Mark A. Perigard
    As a sitcom version of herself, the onetime “American Idol” outshines Gellar, which is not a good omen for the show. Williams seems ex­hausted. So is this show.
    • 39 Metascore
    • 42 Mark A. Perigard
    Kidman works hard here, but she is sabotaged by a common script.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 42 Mark A. Perigard
    Not even a return to Sin City - the site of the most notorious, debauched entry in the franchise - can jump-start any excitement into this, the 25th season of the unscripted series.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 42 Mark A. Perigard
    It's a dull blend, a slow-moving mind-rot creeping on unsuspecting viewers.
    • 35 Metascore
    • 42 Mark A. Perigard
    The unscripted answer to "Laverne & Shirley" will now be tamer than "Anne of Green Gables."
    • 43 Metascore
    • 42 Mark A. Perigard
    My Generation is based on a Swedish series, "On God's Highway." Dramatic storytelling seems to have veered off the road and crashed into a tree.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 42 Mark A. Perigard
    The humor is crude and risque and often at the expense of Indian culture. I could have lived without the defecation jokes. To be fair, the writers don't give America a pass.
    • 37 Metascore
    • 42 Mark A. Perigard
    There are some adorable tots mugging hard on NBC's Guy with Kids. The adults muck it all up.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 42 Mark A. Perigard
    [Smallville's Erica Durance, Stargate SG-1's Michael Shanks and The Vampire Diaries' Daniel Gillies] should be a winning cast, but the writing and plodding execution are worthy of a quick DNR order.
    • 38 Metascore
    • 42 Mark A. Perigard
    From Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Anne Heche comes this mostly numb comedy about a judge with a messy personal life.
    • 19 Metascore
    • 42 Mark A. Perigard
    The slight sitcom has all the heft of a powder puff.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 42 Mark A. Perigard
    In this eight-episode, hourlong show, instead of Lauren Conrad, we get Katie, who is about as interesting as a McDonald’s salad.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 42 Mark A. Perigard
    The Gates is ultimately just another literary mashup with the undead, like Jane Austen's "Pride & Prejudice" tweaked with zombies, only here it's a stifling John Cheever story with bloodsuckers.
    • Boston Herald
    • 42 Metascore
    • 42 Mark A. Perigard
    Let the drinking games commence.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 42 Mark A. Perigard
    Right now he’s as bland as Carson Daly.
    • 42 Metascore
    • 42 Mark A. Perigard
    Reincarnation, recycling, rip-off. On network TV, it’s all the same. Whatever you did in a past life, you don’t deserve this drivel.
    • 33 Metascore
    • 42 Mark A. Perigard
    The true horror here is the utter lack of imagination.

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