Metascore
29

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 5 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 5
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
  3. Negative: 4 out of 5
  1. Here we have another of those twisted, hit-and-miss, 10 o'clock-hour romps from Comedy Central that travel boldly and unapologetically over the top.
  2. Reviewed by: Neil Genzlinger
    30
    Most of the time it doesn’t trust its own premise; the mechanics at this body shop rarely do any real work, instead spending too much time on toilet humor and immigrant jokes.
  3. 25
    I've laughed more at my own ex-mechanic, who rode a bicycle to his shop because he racked up too many DUIs.
  4. Reviewed by: Brian Lowry
    20
    So while you might chuckle guiltily at the sight of a Peruvian worker (Frank Merino) being strapped underneath a car to conduct an "undercarriage road test," after that, there are precious few laughs to interrupt the ride.
  5. There's nothing clever or original in American Body Shop, a disappointing waste of time and squandering of Comedy Central's resources.
User Score
6.0

Mixed or average reviews- based on 9 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 2 out of 6
  1. JB.
    Aug 13, 2007
    10
    If you love cars, you will love this show!
  2. CanD
    Jul 29, 2007
    10
    Its like many CC shows, you will love it or hate it. Three epiodes in and I love it.
  3. IanI
    Jul 25, 2007
    0
    This show was trying to be a comidy? Well it failed at that.