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  • Series Premiere Date: Aug 24, 2008
  • Season #: 1 , 2
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  • Summary: IFC brings its own real rock-band comedy with the Zo2 trio, who play the children's party circuit by day and rock music by night.
  • Genre(s): Comedy
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 7
  2. Negative: 1 out of 7
  1. IFC's new 10-episode, late-night original comedy Z Rock is effortlessly, genuinely hilarious.
  2. There's definitely some amusing moments but the show will have limited appeal.
  3. Reviewed by: Brian Lowry
    The absurdity of watching the band engage in an escalating feud with a rival trio of kid performers is genuinely chuckleworthy, and the series' rough edges seem well suited to its latenight IFC berth.
  4. Their TV show, which might make the band more famous than its music, is lightweight, sometimes flat and sometimes embarrassing, with none of the deadpan brilliance of "Flight of the Conchords" or the sophisticated sitcomedy of the late “The Chris Isaak Show.”
  5. 50
    The band is gold as far as kiddie parties go, but more like copper on the after-dark circuit. The same can be said for the concept vs. the execution here.
  6. Reviewed by: Mike Hale
    The semi-improvised Z Rock has its moments, none of which can be described adequately here.
  7. Reviewed by: Diane Werts
    Some amusing bits, but for every one of those, there are 10 misfires.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 13
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 13
  3. Negative: 2 out of 13
  1. RF.
    Jul 18, 2009
    Best Show on TV, if the networks allowed the content the show would be number 1.
  2. BobS.
    Sep 7, 2008
    These guys are hilarious, and great musicians, I have seen them play at bars in New York, they rock!
  3. MauriceB
    Jan 9, 2009
    Wow! I like show is very good. funny and sexy and i like All the music for rock and children. You should watch!
  4. KimR.
    Sep 9, 2008
    Struggling musicians can so appreciate this show. Love it!
  5. Nicole
    Sep 17, 2008
    Zrock is a great show! The episodes have only gotten better as the series has progressed and among those who've cought it also agree. and definitely check out ZO2 (the real band) too! they are amazing live! Expand
  6. HarryB.
    Sep 12, 2008
    The reviewers are clueless on this one. Z Rock makes me laugh as much or more than curb your Enthusiasm which I'm sure the reviewers love. Let the reviewers go blow Charlie Sheen and that unfunny drivel. Give me more FRESH R rated comedy like Z Rock anyday. F' all the reviewers who just don't 'Get it'. Expand
  7. HaroldS
    Jul 14, 2009
    Nice idea for a show but it is unwatchable. The band members are not only physically unattractive but most importantly their acting is much more ugly. Expand

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