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  • Series Premiere Date: Jan 11, 2010
Season #: 1, 2, 3
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38

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8.5

Universal acclaim- based on 125 Ratings

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  • Summary: The often raunchy comedy follows the adventures of three freshman, Alex the backup quarterback; Sammy, Alex's roommate, and Craig the new running back at Blue Mountain State University.
  • Genre(s): Sports, Comedy, Sports
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 3 out of 4
  1. The show is often so gross, one is tempted to suggest that our local arts schools should start steering its graduates toward more meaningful fields--such as automotive mechanics or doggy waste disposal. But Blue is also frequently funny in a raunchy “American Pie” way.
  2. Reviewed by: Brian Lowry
    30
    While it's nice that Spike is seeking to widen its narrow unscripted profile, by hewing so closely to its formula, the net has simply made this too-blue Mountain into a comedic molehill.
  3. 30
    Alas, it’s an amateurish take that feels more like a string of failed “Funny or Die’’ sketches than a fully developed series with distinct characters.
  4. Reviewed by: Neil Genzlinger
    30
    Blue Mountain State, a bawdy comedy about a fictional college football powerhouse that had a sneak-peek showing on Monday, is dumb even by frat-boy standards.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 25 out of 30
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 30
  3. Negative: 5 out of 30
  1. DonaldR
    Jan 14, 2010
    10
    I believe that even thou the show may seem to push the boundries of grossness, it is refressing to see a tv show that goes"balls to the wall" I believe that even thou the show may seem to push the boundries of grossness, it is refressing to see a tv show that goes"balls to the wall" with humor.I think that as a society we need to get off our high horse and just learn to laugh again. After all we all are imature in one way shape or form. Please keep the show going Expand
  2. Jim
    Jan 25, 2010
    10
    I think its friggin hilarious!!!! Its just what TV needed..1/2 hour to just take our minds off of everything else ans laugh it up!!!!
  3. EdB.
    Jan 27, 2010
    10
    Finally! It's about time we got to see something fresh!
  4. NolanB.
    Feb 3, 2010
    9
    You either love or hate this show,there is no middle ground.
  5. Sep 1, 2010
    8
    Really? 38 out of 100 for this great comedy? Shame on the critics. This show is simply hilarious, so apparently you guys are rating based onReally? 38 out of 100 for this great comedy? Shame on the critics. This show is simply hilarious, so apparently you guys are rating based on things everyone is missing. It isn't supposed to be smart. It only fails in the writing, and yet not completely - enough for me to give it 8,5/10. Only because the episodes are not linked and sometimes we feel the stories could be more "real". But that's what makes Blue Mountain State funny: reality is not needed. Impossible situations make the series delightful to watch and every episode makes me laugh hard. Every.

    So, nobody should take the decision of don't watch or watch the show based on the critic. It's not fair at all. The show is completely hilarious and that's what it proposes.
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  6. Jun 1, 2013
    8
    The football practices are really realistic (I played) and the comedy is often so irrelevant it's hilarious. Thad is by and far one of theThe football practices are really realistic (I played) and the comedy is often so irrelevant it's hilarious. Thad is by and far one of the best characters in television history. Expand
  7. Dec 19, 2014
    0
    There are two types of people that would enjoy this show. Dumb high school seniors and dumber college freshmen. You literally have to be anThere are two types of people that would enjoy this show. Dumb high school seniors and dumber college freshmen. You literally have to be an idiot to find this entertaining. Expand

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