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Based on 13 Reviews
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  • 25
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    Piles cliched character upon cliched character, and then doesn't give any of them very much to do. show more

  • 12
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Dumber than the worst UPN sitcom. show more

  • 20
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    A desperately strained comedy. show more

  • NA
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    None of this is remotely funny. show more

  • 20
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Crass, trashy and none-too-funny comedy. show more

  • NA
    Marjorie Baumgarten Austin Chronicle

    The comic equivalent of a lump of coal. show more

  • 33
    Scott Brown Entertainment Weekly

    Generic hip-hop soundtrack? Check. Aerial stock footage of milieu? Check. Hardy-har homophobia and misogyny? Check. Emasculated sub-Gump white dude played by Jay Mohr? Double check. show more

  • 30
    Chuck Wilson L.A. Weekly

    Remarkably unfunny. show more

  • 30
    Nathan Rabin The A.V. Club

    Devotes its first two acts to establishing the comic monstrousness of all its characters. show more

  • 30
    Justin Chang Variety

    An innocuous abduction of viewers' time, if nothing else, King's Ransom is an appealingly cast but terminally bland farce. show more

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