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  • Series Premiere Date: Nov 30, 2011
  • Season #: 1 , 2 , 3
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  • Summary: Holly Brooks, a divorce attorney, introduces Phil Chase (Donald Faison) and Haskell Bing (Wayne Knight) to her client, Stuart (David Alan Basche), who is looking for a new place to live.
  • Genre(s): Comedy
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 14
  2. Negative: 3 out of 14
  1. Reviewed by: Rob Owen
    Nov 29, 2011
    TV Land continues its foray into original scripted programming with The Exes, the network's best sitcom effort since "Hot in Cleveland."
  2. Reviewed by: Verne Gay
    Nov 28, 2011
    Familiar doesn't mean bad, and there's some likable charm here.
  3. Reviewed by: Ed Bark
    Nov 29, 2011
    Its hip replacement is a cast that's been around the block and knows how to act accordingly.
  4. Reviewed by: David Wiegand
    Nov 29, 2011
    Nothing terribly inventive here, but it's fairly easy to like the three guys, especially Faison.
  5. Reviewed by: Robert Lloyd
    Nov 30, 2011
    Watching it, you feel as if you have seen it all before, and will again, until eternity ends.
  6. Reviewed by: Matthew Gilbert
    Nov 29, 2011
    All of these actors are pros when it comes to timing, moving quickly past the worst jokes before you realize how bad they are.
  7. Reviewed by: Mark A. Perigard
    Nov 30, 2011
    The Exes is the kind of show you can dump without a second thought.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 7
  2. Negative: 1 out of 7
  1. Dec 18, 2011
    I really like it that TV Land has started making these sitcoms and I really like this new one. I think it's light and entertaining. I'm so tired ot all of the stupid reality shows. Expand
  2. Feb 9, 2012
    Amazing show... Every single episode is really funny and amazing! Kristen Johnston (Holly Franklin) is very funn in every single episode, she is amazing!!! Expand
  3. Aug 27, 2012
    The exes is one of the most enjoyable TV shows on. We where just flipping through channels when we stopped on TVLand. The show was actually funny and fun to watch. We now make sure we set the TV timer and watch every Wednesday. Great job TVland! Expand
  4. Jul 18, 2012
    Unlike most of u , i had watched the every episode of first season & i found it quite entertaining despite few slips here & there. i mean if go in history of great sitcoms most of them were slow starters & i am not saying it is in the same league but definitely has the potential & a decent cast to back on. some of them are seasoned actors & are at ease with their characters. And more the my words the series second season itself is a approval of audience. Expand
  5. May 28, 2012
    This show has some amusing ideas for jokes but it just doesn't pull them of in a way that's actually funny. Some will make you smile, but none will get an actual laugh. Expand
  6. Dec 18, 2011
    I've only seen episode 1 but ugh. It's horribly paced and poorly written. What's worse, the jokes just aren't that funny. The only saving grace is the first rate cast. Here's hoping it finds it's groove soon. Expand
  7. Dec 16, 2012
    "The Exes" is written by "Frasier" Author Mark Reisman. However, although Frasier was a great series, this is not the case for "The Exes". This series is daffy and worse: it is mostly not funny. Expand