For 952 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 65% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 32% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 2.8 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Verne Gay's Scores

Average review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 Melrose Place: Season 1
Lowest review score: 0 Inconceivable: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 77 out of 952
952 tv reviews
    • 46 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    In spots, it's been turned into an antic Saturday morning cartoon. A shame.
    • 38 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    Most of the material flatlines even before it begins, while never rising to the level of the HBO series to which it pays homage.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    After a rough start, Backstrom settles into an obvious, and comfortable, procedural rhythm.
    • 43 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    After this overheated effort to make Charlie interesting, or at least different, she's basically just another Carrie Mathison without the pills.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    This is a Danny McBride comedy--not exactly funny, but weirdly engaging in its own uncomfortable way. His fans should be pleased. Everyone else will be puzzled--or worse, repulsed.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    The Following is a bummer of significant proportions. Not that it's bad--it's not--but it's bleak, sordid, blood-spattered and creepy (though not necessarily always "creepy" in a good way, like "The Walking Dead").
    • 65 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    What's wrong here are some of the same elements that have made the 2013-14 network comedy crop one of the weakest in memory--not enough laughs, not enough of a show that feels like it has something interesting to say (and wants to say it).
    • 76 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    There’s some funny stuff on the Netflix version (two episodes were made available). Truthfully, just not enough. In fact, W/Bob & David can be more tedious than inventive.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    Flesh and Bone is so grim, so devoid of pleasure, so moldering that you're left to wonder why this significant collection of talent didn't actually have something fun or exciting to say about the New York ballet world.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    Neither offensive nor particularly funny, it's merely another average, laugh-track-addled sitcom. The four leads are fine; they just need better material.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    Honestly, it's a complete oddball with some charm and a few good lines.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    Violent and dull.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    A rare HBO misfire--but I do hope Amy finds peace.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    It's pretty much impossible to describe The Beast without getting tangled in the underbrush of potboiler cliche....The good news, in fact, the wonderful news, is that Swayze really is good.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    Good-hearted and gentle, Fisher struggles on the "funny" front.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    Roughness still feels bland and unexceptional. Thorne remains what's best about this idea in the first place.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    The show ambles along without getting viewers to particularly care about Alex or Pete. Without that requisite electricity, they're hollow, or just sad.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    The third season was a two-headed monster. One was Sam and Ron; the other was Shore's typically moronic, casually vulgar, breezily amusing self. Guess which one was unwatchable.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    Dutiful, respectful, evenhanded, and full of old network TV news clips that attest to the great drama of the moment, Confirmation can also be about as adventurous as a televised hearing on C-SPAN.
    • 37 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    Messy, discordant opener with potential.
    • 36 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    This isn't only "Frasier," recast as a standard family sitcom. It's "Green Acres."
    • 65 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    The River still has a quirkily eccentric charm. It's just so deliciously odd.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    Hannibal isn't quite the sum of its admittedly evocative parts. The story is often strained, or like that poor synth operator, overextended; the shocks tend to be operatic--oversold as opposed to a deft sudden jolt to emotional solar plexus.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    Looking occupies some fuzzy ill-defined middle ground filled with uni-dimensional characters.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    Legends simply feels too loose, too campy.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    The Latina female leads are--to put this in a way that's both politically correct and blandly inoffensive--vivacious.... That trademark Cherry wit, written in acid, is evident here. too.... But the biggest problem here is the sprawl--lots of stories, lots of characters, lots of colors--and not one them going anywhere in a hurry.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    Dramatically inert, Badlands is at least technically accomplished.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    The first couple of episodes are on the tedious side. Bad guys still die, things still get blown up.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    A genial, old-fashioned--nay, prehistoric--family sitcom on the wrong network.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 58 Verne Gay
    Sure, there are some fun moments. Sure Brosnan looks mah-velous. He always does. But a little less plodding plot and a lot more action, please.

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