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TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Series (2014–2017)
A critic takes aim at intense real-life experiences in lieu of food or cinema. Fair game includes divorce, anonymous sex, and all manner of criminal activity.
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Series cast summary:
Andrew Daly ...  Forrest MacNeil 22 episodes, 2014-2017
Jessica St. Clair ...  Suzanne MacNeil 22 episodes, 2014-2017
Megan Stevenson ...  A.J. Gibbs 22 episodes, 2014-2017
Michael Croner ...  Josh 21 episodes, 2014-2017
Tara Karsian ...  Lucille 21 episodes, 2014-2017
Kaden Gibson Kaden Gibson ...  Eric MacNeil 20 episodes, 2014-2017
James Urbaniak ...  Grant Grunderschmidt 19 episodes, 2014-2017
Hayley Huntley ...  Tina 13 episodes, 2015-2017
Max Gail ...  Forrest's Father 10 episodes, 2015
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A critic takes aim at intense real-life experiences in lieu of food or cinema. Fair game includes divorce, anonymous sex, and all manner of criminal activity.

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Reviewing life...even if it kills him

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Comedy

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

27 February 2014 (USA) See more »

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Review with Forrest MacNeil See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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$800,000 (estimated)
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16:9 HD
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Trivia

This show is a remake of the Australian Series Review with Myles Barlow (2008), the Australian series pushed the envelope so far the first series was banned. See more »

Quotes

Forrest MacNeil: [Intro to each episode] Life; it's literally all we have. But is it any good? I'm a reviewer, but I don't review food, books, or movies. I review life itself.
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Love it so much I'm going as Forrest for Halloween this year.
8 October 2015 | by justin-74-890942See all my reviews

IF that doesn't sell you, let me just say that this show is deceptively simple and deeply brilliant. Andy Daly's performance as Forrest is absolutely pitch perfect, by the end of the show you really feel like you've gotten to know and understand him and love him despite his many, many flaws.

His pure devotion to his "reviews" to the extent that he completely ruins everything good or decent about his own life is always difficult to watch but my sides are usually sore from laughing by the end.

Having not seen the Australian version I can't speak to that, but missing or dismissing this show because it's an American knock-off would be doing yourself a great disservice.


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