• Network: CBS
  • Series Premiere Date: Jan 12, 2012
Season #: 1, 2
Metascore
29

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 25 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 25
  2. Negative: 16 out of 25
  1. Reviewed by: Glenn Garvin
    Jan 11, 2012
    60
    The truth is that Rob is a rather funny sitcom about the cultural collisions that occur every day in an increasingly blended America.
  2. Reviewed by: Mark A. Perigard
    Jan 12, 2012
    50
    CBS has churned out yet another lowest-common-denominator sitcom.
  3. Reviewed by: Lori Rackl
    Jan 11, 2012
    50
    The only times Rob flirts with funniness are when the stereotypes get turned around
  4. Reviewed by: David Wiegand
    Jan 10, 2012
    50
    The humor in Rob is broad, occasionally rollicking, not very clever or sophisticated, but some of it works well enough to keep the show going.
  5. Reviewed by: Rob Owen
    Jan 9, 2012
    50
    This needs to evolve into a smarter, less formulaic show before it's worth watching.
  6. Reviewed by: Ed Bark
    Jan 3, 2012
    50
    There are lots of swings and misses amid the direct hits. And that's pretty much the way it is with Rob.
  7. Reviewed by: Alan Sepinwall
    Jan 12, 2012
    42
    It's lame and tin-eared.
  8. 40
    Despite the general mediocrity of the show's dialogue, these are potentially endearing comic characters played by (mostly) excellent comic actors.
  9. Reviewed by: Brian Lowry
    Jan 11, 2012
    40
    Rob might be a lot things, but "smart" isn't an adjective apt to crop up frequently in connection with it.
User Score
3.7

Generally unfavorable reviews- based on 36 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 13
  2. Negative: 5 out of 13
  1. Jan 13, 2012
    0
    This is a perfect example of why the Thursday 8:30 timeslot belongs to Parks and Recreation. Not as bad as the House of Lies pilot but farThis is a perfect example of why the Thursday 8:30 timeslot belongs to Parks and Recreation. Not as bad as the House of Lies pilot but far below Rob Schneider standards. Come on, CBS. Full Review »
  2. Mar 1, 2012
    8
    I dont know why but I find the show really enjoyable and its definently worth watching. While the story lines are incredibly generic and theI dont know why but I find the show really enjoyable and its definently worth watching. While the story lines are incredibly generic and the writing is very poor, The cast more then makes up for it. I am sure a lot of people will dislike it but clearly it cant be that bad when an average of 10 million people watch it each week. Full Review »
  3. Feb 5, 2012
    0
    This is the worst thing ever. Like CBS really needs to get better at making comedies. This is an unfunny piece of worthless trash that needsThis is the worst thing ever. Like CBS really needs to get better at making comedies. This is an unfunny piece of worthless trash that needs to end really really soon. Thank you. Full Review »