• Network: NBC
  • Series Premiere Date: May 23, 2013
  • Season #: 1
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Mixed or average reviews- based on 17 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 17
  2. Negative: 5 out of 17

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  1. Jun 21, 2013
    We need more shows like Save Me!! Funny, witty and NOT OFFENSIVE! I'm personally sick of the cussing, sex and stupidity that has become the norm for prime time tv! Critics of this show are more concerned with being politically correct than promoting good, clean family entertainment.
    Anne Heche and the cast are perfect together!
    I LOVE this show and truly hope it gains enough support to
    stay on for many seasons to come! Expand
  2. Jun 14, 2013
    Great show! I don't know why the critics have mixed feelings. It gives a tasteful difference to ABC's list of shows. Definitely an enlightened comedy, that is fine for the family, but has more of an adult attitude tied in. I really hope this show continues!
  3. Jun 3, 2013
    Loved it! I found myself laughing out loud. Heche nails the role and makes the sitcom engaging. Its not earth-shatteringly original, but it is better than most comedies out there.
  4. May 30, 2013
    There are some funny moments, and Heche is basically up to her role, but there's nothing exceptional, or even original, in this. Many better comedies get cancelled every year.
  5. May 27, 2013
    As a show it is just below mediocre, which for some styles of show e.g. cop shows can be bearable; but as a comedy, and one that is shamelessly unoriginal, it is unwatchable. It seems to borrow concepts from already existing IPs like the sitcom "Enlightened" and the web-show "The Book of Dallas", but is much less clever or funny than either.

    Don't waste your time.
  6. May 25, 2013
    I was shocked to find out about this series...it's totally stealing the premise of a web series on KoldCast.tv called The Book of Dallas...the first episode of Save Me is even called The Book of Beth!
    Seriously, you can watch the whole web series here:

    And it's a LOT better.
  7. May 25, 2013
    I was expecting this sitcom for so long time, but I have to admit, I forget about this until the premiere days ago and what a big surprise.
    This is more, much more than I was expecting, is really fun and charming.
    The second episode is better than the pilot, wich is a good sign for the quality.
    I think this season gonna be wonderful.

Mixed or average reviews - based on 13 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 13
  2. Negative: 5 out of 13
  1. Reviewed by: Ed Bark
    May 23, 2013
    Sometimes they’re [TV networks are] still smart enough to know when they have a stinker.
  2. Reviewed by: David Hinckley
    May 23, 2013
    Heche, a strong comic actress, can’t fully conquer the material here, and while the rest of the cast tries hard, there isn’t much with which to get traction.
  3. Reviewed by: Ellen Gray
    May 23, 2013
    Tonally, Save Me, with its slightly muddled message about redemption (which in at least one case involves another character's rediscovery of oral sex), doesn't seem to fit with whatever it was that NBC was trying to do with its new sitcoms this season.