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  • Summary: Sam works to keep his employees at the American Body Shop in line.
  • Genre(s): Comedy, Reality
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
    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
    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.
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
    If you love cars, you will love this show!
  2. jimS.
    Jul 14, 2007
    Refreshingly original.
  3. CanD
    Jul 29, 2007
    Its like many CC shows, you will love it or hate it. Three epiodes in and I love it.
  4. RaycerX
    Jul 12, 2007
    The jury is still out for me on this one. It's hit or miss with a lot of the jokes (some are very funny though). Time will tell if this show will gel into something special or just be a show of one-liners and toilet humor. I'll still watch until I can't watch any more. Collapse
  5. theplague
    Jul 19, 2007
    Utterly terrible. One of the worst and most offensive shows I've ever seen. I really hope someone at Comedy Central gets fired for this.
  6. IanI
    Jul 25, 2007
    This show was trying to be a comidy? Well it failed at that.