The Neighborhood: Season 1 (2018 - 2019)

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Season 1
The Neighborhood

Critics Consensus

While the show's likable cast has potential, poor attempts at cultural commentary and weak characterizations leave The Neighborhood stuck in a creative dead end.

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Critic Ratings: 17

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Episodes

1
Air date: Oct 1, 2018
2
Air date: Oct 8, 2018
3
Air date: Oct 15, 2018
4
Air date: Oct 22, 2018
5
Air date: Oct 29, 2018
6
Air date: Nov 5, 2018
7
Air date: Nov 12, 2018
8
Air date: Nov 19, 2018
9
Air date: Dec 3, 2018
10
Air date: Dec 10, 2018
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Dave Johnson (Max Greenfield), a friendly and warm professional conflict negotiator from the Midwest, finds himself moving to Los Angeles after his wife, Gemma (Beth Behrs), gets a new job. Now, he must contend with his new neighbor Calvin Butler (Cedric the Entertainer), who is suspicious of outsiders. Calvin's wife, Tina (Tichina Arnold), however, is more than happy to have new neighbors come in, while the couple's unemployed older son, Malcolm (Sheaun McKinney), believes that Dave is a kindred soul. Now, Dave realizes that forging a connection with Calvin is the final step in order to finally settle into their new neighborhood.

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Critic Reviews for The Neighborhood Season 1

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (7)

CBS has taken major steps to make its new fall series considerably more diverse than last time. The Neighborhood hits that mark, but also marches to the same-old/same-old sitcom beats.

Oct 2, 2018 | Rating: C | Full Review…
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Good-natured, a few funny lines, and Cedric stars as only Cedric can, The Neighborhood has potential.

Sep 28, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
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The ceiling of this house is closer to a one-story ranch than a spacious villa, making this Neighborhood unfit for new tenants.

Oct 1, 2018 | Rating: C- | Full Review…
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In this iteration, Calvin schools Dave on his assumptions, and Dave walks on eggshells. There's little debate and a lot of apologizing.

Oct 11, 2018 | Full Review…

The Neighborhood is built around Greenfield and Cedric the Entertainer, a match made in sitcom heaven.

Nov 7, 2018 | Full Review…

Regressive racial attitudes and bad jokes mar family sitcom.

Oct 9, 2018 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

And the whole neighborhood looks like a TV soundstage.

Oct 1, 2018 | Full Review…

Despite the talent, we don't think The Neighborhood is going to rise above its gag-heavy writing and find the funny in what could have been some interesting characters.

Oct 2, 2018 | Full Review…

Perceptiveness alone will not carry a sitcom; it's got to have jokes. And The Neighboorhood relies far too much on the novelty of a black character spouting edgy lines that we're more accustomed to hearing from a white mouth.

Oct 1, 2018 | Full Review…

Despite the best efforts of the cast (especially Max Greenfield, who was so memorable on Fox's New Girl), this show fails to offer little more than its concept implies.

Nov 24, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

This attempt at a culture-clash comedy about a friendly white guy who is a fish out of water in a predominantly black neighborhood, for now, is a miss.

Oct 1, 2018 | Full Review…

Comedy pilots, however, are notoriously messy, and this one may eventually find its groove. I am skeptical, however, about its ability to truly engage in meaningful social commentary about race when it has to play to a laugh track.

Oct 3, 2018 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Neighborhood: Season 1

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