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  • Series Premiere Date: Mar 7, 2007
  • Season #: 1
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8.1

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  • Starring: Michael Landes, Teri Polo, Missi Pyle
  • Summary: This David E. Kelley dramedy centers on three sisters who run a wedding-planning business.
  • Genre(s): Comedy, Drama
  • Creator: David E. Kelley, Jason Katims
  • Show Type: Ended
  • Season 1 premiere date: Mar 7, 2007
  • Episode Length: 60
  • Air Time: 09:00 PM
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 25
  2. Negative: 15 out of 25
  1. 70
    The overall effect is pleasing, light, cheerful.
  2. The pilot looks dangerously flawed and seriously underwhelming.
  3. The show’s not awful, but not Robert Altman, either.
  4. 37
    Unfortunately, the comedy is Kelley at his most forced and artificial.
  5. "Bells" needs to be about more than pacifying that week's psycho bride (or her demanding mother), or it risks being an updated version of "The Love Boat."
  6. 20
    Somebody on The Wedding Bells is always saying ''We need to talk about it,'' to which the reply is invariably something like "I'm not big on dating men I've slept with.''
  7. Reviewed by: Verne Gay
    0
    It is awful. It is truly awful. It is awful in ways that make the word "awful" seem inadequate.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 13
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 13
  3. Negative: 2 out of 13
  1. SheriS
    May 6, 2007
    10
    I love this show. When will it be on again?
  2. jen
    Mar 31, 2007
    10
    Very cute and heartwarming too.
  3. CatW
    Apr 27, 2007
    10
    You all are nuts! You give this show only 4 weeks and in that 4 weeks move it around so that no one can find it and call it quits? This was one of the best shows to come around in a very long time! It appealed to BOTH husbands and wives; word of mouth was going out to friends and relatives and it also appealed to the "over 30" crowd who has the money, etc. But most of all - IT MAD US BELLY-ROLL LAUGH! You better fire the guy who decided to pull this show - he just lost a lot of money for you all! Expand
  4. Jon
    Mar 8, 2007
    8
    I actually enjoyed this show. I laughed a few times and was entertained throughout the episode. Plus, Sarah Jones is really hot.
  5. IngeC
    Apr 9, 2007
    8
    This show is a sarcastically humerous take on weddings and I love it. It is very entertaining and I believe that FOX is making a mistake in cancelling this show. I will miss it. Expand
  6. jamesw
    Mar 17, 2007
    8
    seen the first 2 episodse - there is a quirky side to the show that gets you involved with the characters. Some things don;t work yet - but for having just seen the initial shows - allreadfy plan on catching future episodes. Might become a nice addition to the Fox lineup Expand
  7. LauraS
    Mar 7, 2007
    1
    horrible. just awful.

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