• Network: ABC
  • Series Premiere Date: Oct 15, 2007
  • Season #: 1 , 2
Metascore
59

Mixed or average reviews - based on 25 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 25
  2. Negative: 3 out of 25
  1. 30
    Halfway through the premiere, the basis for the entire show is already worn thin.
  2. 30
    The jokes that spring from that laborious setup aren’t all that funny.
  3. 30
    The two Samanthas are simply irritating and hyper in different ways, and don't add up to one complete, compelling kook.
User Score
8.4

Universal acclaim- based on 31 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 20
  2. Negative: 1 out of 20
  1. ShelleyA
    Jul 27, 2008
    10
    It takes a lot for me to laugh out loud, but I did it quite often during the first season of this show. I especially love Melissa It takes a lot for me to laugh out loud, but I did it quite often during the first season of this show. I especially love Melissa McCarthy's character. Full Review »
  2. Jun 23, 2012
    7
    The first series is funny enough and its good seeing Sam find her memories and stuff, but in season 2 the memories and the jokes have mostly run dry.
  3. ChrisS.
    Feb 15, 2008
    10
    One of my favourite comedy tv shows! Although the number of funny jokes are limited each episode, the plot and acting is extremely One of my favourite comedy tv shows! Although the number of funny jokes are limited each episode, the plot and acting is extremely eye-catching, and makes it very enjoyable to watch! Full Review »