'The Millers': Can Margo Martindale, Will Arnett and other comedy geniuses fail?

"The Millers" came to the TCA press tour on Monday (July 29), bringing stars Margo Martindale, Will Arnett, Beau Bridges and JB Smoove along with creator Greg Garcia ("Raising Hope," "My Name Is Earl"). The presentation was hilarious. The talent is considerable.Can the show possibly live up to this potential?Unfortunately, the pilot episode doesn't come close to what it should be. This panel for press, however, offers some hope that things will improve rapidly on "The Millers."Why?Greg Garcia acknowledged that there were problems with the original pilot (the only one seen by press and therefore the one on which this opinion is based). There have since been rewrites and recasting. One big criticism of "The Millers" from many would be the number of fart jokes that seem to be a part of it. While Garcia strongly defended the hilarity of farts ("There's really no arguing the fact that farts and s*** jokes are funny."),...



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