• Network: ABC
  • Series Premiere Date: Apr 13, 2011
  • Season #: 1 , 2 , 3
Metascore
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No score yet - based on 3 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 3
  2. Negative: 0 out of 3
  1. Reviewed by: Jessica Shaw
    Sep 26, 2011
    75
    It's not perfect (why must the characters refer to themselves in the third person?), but hey, neither was Friends when it started.
  2. Reviewed by: Tom Gliatto
    Nov 29, 2011
    88
    In it's second season, Endings has clicked as one of prime-time's most sophisticated ensemble comedies. [28 Nov 2011, p.58]
  3. Reviewed by: Matt Roush
    Sep 28, 2011
    40
    The largely chemistry-free ensemble of this under-inspired Friends wannabe has exactly two funny standouts: Penny (Casey Wilson) and Max (Adam Pally ).
User Score
8.0

Generally favorable reviews- based on 47 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 8
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 8
  3. Negative: 1 out of 8
  1. Oct 2, 2011
    3
    Got better since its first season, but it's still just a bad rip off of Friends. Casey Wilson is hilarious but the rest of the cart lacks. TheGot better since its first season, but it's still just a bad rip off of Friends. Casey Wilson is hilarious but the rest of the cart lacks. The writing needs to improve. Full Review »
  2. Dec 4, 2012
    10
    No doubt one of the craziest, silliest, yet funniest shows on television at the moment. The cast work so well together and bring in a level ofNo doubt one of the craziest, silliest, yet funniest shows on television at the moment. The cast work so well together and bring in a level of raunchiness and symmetry that wasn't present on Friends. Full Review »
  3. Aug 29, 2012
    8
    While the first season was lackluster, Happy Endings has grown into a light hearted sitcom that I enjoy watching every week. The charactersWhile the first season was lackluster, Happy Endings has grown into a light hearted sitcom that I enjoy watching every week. The characters are well developed and the jokes are varied- running from physical comedy to witty wordplay to pop culture references, without relying too heavily on any one element.

    Many people compare this show to Friends as a negative, but I wholeheartedly disagree. While Happy Endings absolutely draws inspiration from Friends (and on at least one occasion directly addresses the parallels,) it is far from a carbon copy. Also, it's great to see diversity in a TV show that isn't forced.
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