• Network: FOX
  • Series Premiere Date: May 23, 2013
  • Season #: 1
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Mixed or average reviews- based on 5 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 5
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
  3. Negative: 3 out of 5

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  1. Jun 1, 2013
    I don't understand why people don't like this show. I think it's brilliant. Is it the best REALITY show? Nah, but I'm already hooked. The reason I'm hooked is because it's NICE to know there are bosses that, whether they're doing it because they want press or to "scare" their employees into doing better, are willing to give lower-level employees a chance to voice their opinions. Like it or not, no matter how strong leadership may or may not be, there will ALWAYS been employees at the bottom of the totem pole that may have fantastic ideas that you wouldn't otherwise be willing to listen to. This forces them to do so. It's not like these people are sitting in a room and trying to fire people they dislike. If that was the case, that Sean, would have been gone within the first hour! I think most people involve REALIZE this is a person's JOB they're discussing. They aren't making this entirely personal. They really are trying to prove they CAN be in a leadership role, of SOME sort, and do it seriously. I think it's a job well done! And I Expand

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 10 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 10
  2. Negative: 6 out of 10
  1. Reviewed by: Allison Keene
    May 23, 2013
    Does Someone Have to Go? is not easy to watch, though it is engrossing to see how alliances are formed and trust is broken.
  2. Reviewed by: Hillary Busis
    May 23, 2013
    Rooting against an established villain playing an elaborate game like Survivor or The Amazing Race is one thing; rooting to see a real person rendered unable to support his or her family is quite another, even if that person seems like a jerk.
  3. Reviewed by: James Poniewozik
    May 23, 2013
    As it turns out, Does Someone Have to Go? is exactly bad as you would think.