• Network: ABC Family
  • Series Premiere Date: Jun 16, 2008
  • Season #: 1
User Score
8.1

Universal acclaim- based on 26 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 22 out of 26
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 26
  3. Negative: 4 out of 26

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Metascore
73

Generally favorable reviews - based on 8 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 8
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  1. 70
    The Middleman is so light as to feel almost weightless, and compared to much TV, that comes as a relief. If comic books are meant to be escape, there are far worse worlds to camp in for the summer.
  2. The creatures are essentially designed as bowling pins for our protagonists to knock over with a well-placed shot and a quip, and Keeslar and Morales’ interaction is nothing if not playful and lively. But you’re left not really knowing if you want to come return and spend a whole lot more time with this quarrelsome twosome.
  3. This is good summer entertainment, like a Saturday afternoon B-movie matinee transposed to Monday-night TV.