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Generally favorable reviews- based on 101 Ratings

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  • Summary: Comedy Central's latest animated show features Mark, a social worker who helps demons, vampires, werewolves, and assorted beings learn to live together with humans.
  • Genre(s): Comedy, Animation, Action & Adventure, Fantasy
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 8
  2. Negative: 1 out of 8
  1. Reviewed by: Keith Staskiewicz
    The premise is a neat riff on immigration and fitting in, but the jokes are a bit conventional for a show that looks so pleasantly odd.
  2. 80
    Unlike a raft of recent adult-themed cartoons, Ugly Americans offers surprising laughs with its premise, and it is profanely whip-smart in a way that recalls the network's much-missed "Drawn Together" series.
  3. But if Ugly Americans comes with a message, it is at least equally determined to just be funny, and at that task, it frequently succeeds.
  4. Reviewed by: Brian Lowry
    The show is full of nonsequiturs, and the writing doesn't always measure up to the look....Still, stick with the show and there are elements so bizarre as to be difficult to resist.
  5. Reviewed by: Kris King
    The show's dry humor, mixed with a rather troubling visual style where everything is stiff and vaguely deformed, mostly just makes you feel uneasy.
  6. Fans of zombies and the absurd may want to tune in but there's nothing funny or interesting enough in Ugly Americans to keep me coming back.
  7. 10
    Ugly Americans is just crude and vulgar. It's not funny. It's lame. Really lame. It's not just that it's inappropriate for children, it's inappropriate for everyone. Well, everyone with an IQ in double digits. It's terrible.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 31
  2. Negative: 13 out of 31
  1. jeremys
    Apr 7, 2010
    Very funny. Critics who don't like it are elitists. this show make me laugh, and it's different.
  2. Mar 4, 2011
    This show is pure evil hilarious art. its genius lies in its off colored, detatched humor, where gross disgustingly dark,and weird things are a normal ,and a acceptable part of the universe. you need to be a bit on the dark side to like this show and its great to see what i think is a cult classic for a very quirky audience ,there are 100s of different characters with there own art stlye ,and disgustingly hilariuos atributes that really are symbolism for what people in the real are on the inside,and then there are also painfully normal characters as well ,wich makes for some crazy favorite character is lenard the wizard .the dynamic of being a wizard who does crazy **** is awesome, when you can play with time and space but your also a alcholic some **** up **** is going to happen.if you like wizards who sniff paint and get into half naked knife fights,or a upside down nutsack with a buthole in the middle, that hosts entetainment news then this show is for you.its different,its unique,its mildly evil,its scares people and puts them off,what a great **** show. Expand
  3. JamesN
    Mar 23, 2010
    Its rare i see a oddball universe style show that I actually enjoy. A show with oddities and a straight man who isn't a complete outcast but seems to fit in as well in his own weird way. Best of luck to the creators and I hope it catches on globally. Expand
  4. Feb 29, 2012
    I think it's a decent show other than the fact that its kinda dry and it's pointless off color jokes are worn out, not to mention the animation, though the animation is different it's still looks kinda of half assed and looks stylistically similar to Adult Swim's "superjail!". Other than that a pretty much ok show no way near as good as "Drawn Together" or "South Park". Expand
  5. Jun 26, 2013
    Totalmente absurdo y aburrido es una idea original en algunas cosas pero lo demás son chistes malos, y ganas de sacarlo de la Tv cccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccc Expand
  6. peterD.
    Mar 20, 2010
    The animation is cool but the execution is poor. Lousy jokes, cookie cutter characters and just bland writing.
  7. PeterB
    Mar 17, 2010
    This wasn't funny. It was was GROSS. As a matter of fact it was so gross I couldn't watch it. I saw the multi-breasted girl with no head I turned the channel. This series is just bizarre. I lasted 8 minutes and that was longer than I should have lasted. I wanted to turn it off at 5 minutes but I thought I'd give it a chance. Expand

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