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  • Series Premiere Date: Apr 4, 2012
  • Season #: 1
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50

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  • Summary: After Jessica's (Jessica St. Clair) divorce, her best friend Lennon (Lennon Parham) convinces her to move back to Brooklyn, and it becomes just like old times.
  • Genre(s): Comedy
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 19
  2. Negative: 5 out of 19
  1. Reviewed by: Keith Staskiewicz
    Apr 2, 2012
    83
    It has sharp writing and endearing characters.
  2. Reviewed by: David Wiegand
    Apr 4, 2012
    75
    BFF takes a less than inventive situation and turns it into something close to sitcom gold, thanks to the fact that creators Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham have taken the time to write believable characters saying legitimately funny things.
  3. Reviewed by: Maureen Ryan
    Apr 4, 2012
    70
    The show takes the time to give a few realistic dimensions to the characters' emotional lives, and each actor in the core trio has sharp comic timing.
  4. Reviewed by: Ellen Gray
    Apr 2, 2012
    50
    Best Friends Forever is better than a blank screen, but beyond setting what I think might be a 2011-12 season record--0 to vagina joke in 15 seconds--it doesn't do much to break through the sitcom clutter.
  5. Reviewed by: Rob Owen
    Apr 4, 2012
    50
    The single-camera comedy is not particularly memorable, but it could have been much worse.
  6. Reviewed by: Verne Gay
    Apr 3, 2012
    50
    BFF is not bad--classify this as another Young Urban New York-based sitcom--but it's not great, either, or certainly not smart enough, or different enough, or flat-out funny enough to deserve anything other than the bleak future that now appears preordained.
  7. Reviewed by: Matt Roush
    Apr 4, 2012
    10
    BFF is about as fun as a multiple hernia operation.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Aug 14, 2012
    8
    Just watched the pilot and thought it was rather funny! It took a few moments to decide if it was good or not, but there were a few moments where I laughed out loud. I found it somewhat unpredictable, which is a pretty great quality in a show. I'll keep watching! Expand
  2. Apr 5, 2012
    4
    The wife and I got about two thirds of the way through the pilot before we decided to cut our loses. Just didn't find it funny. It felt like it was trying to channel Bridesmaids a bit, but missed the mark. Comedy is subjective though, so I'll be curious to see if it finds an audience. Our household, however, won't be part of it. Expand