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  • Series Premiere Date: Jun 29, 2010
  • Season #: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4
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90

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Universal acclaim- based on 210 Ratings

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  • Summary: The second season of the series about a comedian raising his two daughters begins with a visit from Louie's sisters.
  • Genre(s): Comedy
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 7
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
  3. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. Reviewed by: Hank Stuever
    Jun 23, 2011
    100
    what else can I do but yap excitedly and try to get you to watch one of the best shows on TV right now? The first four episodes of the new season will not disappoint fans.
  2. Reviewed by: Alan Sepinwall
    Jun 22, 2011
    91
    Silly or sober, Louie is one of the best shows on television.
  3. Reviewed by: Verne Gay
    Jun 22, 2011
    91
    Still funny and still not for everyone. Louie remains very much a taste that you either acquire--or don't.
  4. Reviewed by: Maureen Ryan
    Jun 22, 2011
    90
    Dating, working, friendship, the mixed bag of wonderfulness and tedium that is raising kids--all of these things clearly take up a huge amount of real estate in Louis C.K.'s mind, and watching him tenaciously sort through his reactions to challenges in those arenas is always interesting, occasionally profound and frequently funny.
  5. Reviewed by: Tom Gliatto
    Jul 7, 2011
    88
    The show is a trampoline that sags clear down to the ground, the better to catapult you off into the air. [18 Jul 2011, p.35]
  6. Reviewed by: Kris King
    Jun 21, 2011
    88
    Louie is smart, cinematic, and bitterly honest, constantly dancing between revelatory moments and hysterical bursts of humor that are both surprising and touching.
  7. Reviewed by: Rob Owen
    Jun 23, 2011
    80
    Clearly this show is not for the easily offended. Not everyone will appreciate this kind of humor, but anyone who values smart, provocative comedy that's about truth telling will be intrigued.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 32 out of 32
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 32
  3. Negative: 0 out of 32
  1. Jun 25, 2011
    10
    You find yourself wetting your eyes either from the honestly bitter truth-full moments or from the hilarious funny situations and lines. Louie is smart intelligent and so sincere- I agree with those critics who say it's the best thing on TV these days, It's a perfect 10 with me. Whether you are in Manhatten or in Tel Aviv- the show succeeds to touch Expand
  2. Oct 12, 2011
    10
    This show is ridiculously funny, very rarely does a show come along that fits my odd sense of humour and enjoyment of inappropriate fowl language. I didn't know Louis CK until this show, rushed out and got his stand up shows, which are even funnier. A comic genius! Expand
  3. Jul 2, 2011
    10
    Louie is amazingly dark, witty, uncomfortable and hilarious this season! There is absolutely nothing like it anywhere on TV right now, its a MUST see!
  4. Jan 28, 2013
    10
    Every aspect of this show is just hilarious. The fact that he recasts some members with different roles, introduces new family members, and bits of his stand up are just a few examples. Louis C.K. takes complete advantage of his artistic freedom and delivers every episode. Expand
  5. Jul 19, 2011
    9
    Louie is incredibly well put together. Obviously one of the funniest guys on the planet is able to introduce a new type of "depressing" comedy that a lot of people can relate to. He is able to find humor in tough times which are depicted in the show. Very Funny and not "dumbed-down" for their audience! Expand
  6. Aug 5, 2013
    9
    The second season of Louie is even better than the first and builds on the original with great form. It really hits its stride as a comedy-drama and Louie's character is better defined here. I also love the editing. Expand
  7. Aug 9, 2011
    6
    Louie isn't bad, but it's mostly not particularly funny and spends a fair amount of time being depressing. If you like Louis CK you'll like this, if you don't think he is great then it's going to be hard going. Expand

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