• Network: Starz
  • Series Premiere Date: Mar 20, 2009
Season #: 1, 2
Metascore
84

Universal acclaim - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
  1. Reviewed by: Troy Patterson
    60
    Party Down, which is funny, would seem even funnier if it were not so heavily indebted to the funniest TV shows of recent years. It's also problematic that the show is so highly inconsistent.
  2. Party Down, about a group of aspiring Hollywood types working as caterers, returns for a second season of stale jokes.
User Score
8.7

Universal acclaim- based on 63 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 7
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
  3. Negative: 1 out of 7
  1. Aug 28, 2010
    9
    Cosmically depressing and absurd, this "Catering for Godot" drips with despair even as you are crying with laughter. "Party Down" makesCosmically depressing and absurd, this "Catering for Godot" drips with despair even as you are crying with laughter. "Party Down" makes "Office" and "Parks & Recreation" settings look like dream workplaces for the shiny happy people. Full Review »
  2. May 11, 2015
    9
    More brilliance from the Party Down crew. Great guest stars too. Can't really fault this show, except that maybe some of the episodes aren'tMore brilliance from the Party Down crew. Great guest stars too. Can't really fault this show, except that maybe some of the episodes aren't as strong as others, but it's so rare, it hardly rates a mention. Full Review »
  3. Sep 30, 2013
    9
    The writing remains strong, the cast still the lovable outcasts we grew to know. In season 2, everything jells so smoothly it's unfortunateThe writing remains strong, the cast still the lovable outcasts we grew to know. In season 2, everything jells so smoothly it's unfortunate and surprising this was the end. 8.8/10 Full Review »