• Network: FOX
  • Series Premiere Date: Sep 29, 2019
Metascore
70

Generally favorable reviews - based on 10 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 10
  2. Negative: 0 out of 10

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Critic Reviews

  1. Reviewed by: Aaron Barnhart
    Sep 30, 2019
    90
    Bless the Harts feels true right out of the gate.
  2. 80
    It’s a fast-moving, very funny show about a working-class family trying to make ends meet, featuring the voices of Maya Rudolph, Kristen Wiig, Jillian Bell, and Ike Barinholtz. The pilot episode is extraordinarily promising.
  3. Reviewed by: Niv M. Sultan
    Sep 23, 2019
    75
    You can feel Bless the Harts figuring itself out in its first episode. There are bits that go on for too long; Wayne’s internal monologues, for one, move at too relaxed a pace and result in little comedic payoff. But the episode also features promising signs of the madcap humor that the series will hopefully settle into.
  4. Reviewed by: Bruce Miller
    Sep 23, 2019
    75
    “Harts” lets you have a helping of the lifestyle you loved in “King of the Hill.”
  5. Reviewed by: Rob Owen
    Sep 23, 2019
    75
    Consistently funny but also sweet-natured, “Harts” quickly proves itself a blessed addition to Fox’s Sunday animation lineup.
  6. Reviewed by: Caroline Framke
    Sep 30, 2019
    70
    With only one episode to go on, it’s difficult to say exactly what “Bless the Harts” will look like going forward, but it’s at least working with a solid foundation.
  7. Reviewed by: Judy Berman
    Sep 23, 2019
    70
    With a similarly big heart [as King of the Hill} and a voice cast including Maya Rudolph, Kristen Wiig, Kumail Nanjiani and Ike Barinholtz, the result is familiar and refreshing at once.
  8. Reviewed by: Michael Starr
    Sep 26, 2019
    63
    “Bless the Harts” doesn’t reinvent the animation genre, but it’s a nice addition to Fox’s ’toon-heavy Sunday-night lineup.
User Score
5.4

Mixed or average reviews- based on 5 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 5
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
  3. Negative: 2 out of 5
  1. Oct 18, 2019
    2
    The jokes all seem recycled (for example, the character who mispronounces all her words aka Michael Scott) and the tone and pace were just offThe jokes all seem recycled (for example, the character who mispronounces all her words aka Michael Scott) and the tone and pace were just off - right from the get-go. It was trying-too-hard to be funny rather than funny - which is a shame considering the talents involved. Full Review »