'Dads' premiere: 22 minutes of intellectually lazy comedy

Welcome to another installment of "5 Questions and 500 Words," The Boob Tube Dude's approach this year to reviewing the sundry pilots that will be unspooling over the course of the next few weeks. Given the glut of shows, and the glut of reviews that will be published for these shows, I'm keeping things short and sweet. This is for your convenience and my sanity."Dads," premieres September 17 at 8:00 pm ET on FOXCan this really be as bad as I've heard?It's...pretty terrible. Of the two episodes screened for critics, I may have smiled twice, and laughed a grand total of zero times. Since this is ostensibly a comedy, that seems like a huge problem.Is that because it's offensive?Nope. There's nothing inherently wrong with being offensive, so long as the offensive material is presented in a context that justifies the offensive elements. "South Park" is offensive. "Arrested Development" is offensive. "The Jeselnick Offensive" is, unsurprisingly,...



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