The Loop : Season 1

  • Network: FOX
  • Series Premiere Date: Mar 15, 2006
Season #: 1, 2
Metascore
44

Mixed or average reviews - based on 24 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 24
  2. Negative: 10 out of 24

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Critic Reviews

  1. TV Guide Magazine
    Reviewed by: Matt Roush
    50
    The Loop is half funny.
  2. 50
    The show moves along briskly, and it benefits from the lack of a laugh track. But you have to accept the relentless repetition of some flagrantly juvenile jokes to enjoy yourself.
  3. 60
    It may not have the subtlety or sophisticated wit of "Arrested Development," but it's not supposed to. It's more a combination of "The Office" and "Four Kings" -- with really good music and a distinctive, energetic visual style.
  4. 60
    The Loop's constant jokes about hot bodies and alcoholic excess would doubtless wear thin very quickly if not for a lunatic cast of young unknowns and gifted veteran character actors.
  5. Reviewed by: James Poniewozik
    60
    If the writing can rise to [Harrison's and Hall's] performances, The Loop could take flight.
  6. You probably can tell that this thing isn't bound for the sitcom hall of fame, but it's a good time.
  7. 40
    When you watch this show, you can almost hear some big, dumb executive animal saying, "We want a single-camera comedy that's weird and dark and fun, you know, like 'Arrested Development,' except with a young, sexy cast!"
  8. A crude comedy filled with frat-boy humor.
User Score
7.9

Generally favorable reviews- based on 48 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 25 out of 32
  2. Negative: 5 out of 32
  1. Jun 4, 2012
    9
    Bret Harrison is playing the same character he plays in everything, a nice guy who always has relationship problems and hes good at it. HeBret Harrison is playing the same character he plays in everything, a nice guy who always has relationship problems and hes good at it. He gets into lots of crazy, funny situations trying not to get fired from his job. He has a crazy, funny brother too, and 2 hot chick housemates. Full Review »
  2. JeffA
    Jul 4, 2007
    1
    This show had so much potential after season 1. Well, the changes to the show have made season 2 perhaps the worst television show I have This show had so much potential after season 1. Well, the changes to the show have made season 2 perhaps the worst television show I have ever seen. Why, for the love of god, why? Full Review »
  3. BaduncadonkH
    Jun 24, 2007
    10
    The first season was wobbly, but the second is absolute brilliance. Writing is fantastic; this show deserves to become a hit!