Mike & Molly Review: Everybody Wants Some, But Not Everybody Gets Some

Let’s lay the cards on the table: Mike and Molly is a sitcom, but that doesn’t mean it should get a break when it comes to quality or content. With smart and engaging shows like Community, Parks and Recreation, and Raising Hope on the air, Mike and Molly settles comfortably into the stereotypical sitcom category.

But at its heart, Mike and Molly isn’t your run-of-the-mill sitcom. It features two obese characters falling in love, and arguing, and having sex, and living together, and doing all those things that previously only skinny couples or fat/skinny couples (think King of Queens) did on sitcoms. It’s unfortunate that this was a slightly controversial decision in 2010 when the show first aired, causing some viewers to balk. It’s also unfortunate that Mike and Molly’s premise was more ambitious than the show itself turned out to be. Read More...



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