The Tomatometer rating – based on the published opinions of hundreds of film and
television critics – is a trusted measurement of movie and TV programming quality
for millions of moviegoers. It represents the percentage of professional critic reviews
that are positive for a given film or television show.
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The Tomatometer is 60% or higher.
The Tomatometer is 59% or lower.
Movies and TV shows are Certified Fresh with a steady Tomatometer of 75% or
higher after a set amount of reviews (80 for wide-release movies, 40 for
limited-release movies, 20 for TV shows), including 5 reviews from Top Critics.
Percentage of users who rate a movie or TV show positively.
Prior to his career as an actor, many knew Merlin Olsen as a professional football player with the Los Angeles Rams in the 1960s and '70s. After retiring from the NFL in 1976, Olsen embarked on a successful career as an actor and on-air personality, joining the cast of the popular series Little House on the Prairie and Father Murphy. He would also act as pitchman for FTD and El Paseo Bank, in addition to hosting numerous Children's Miracle Network telethons. Olsen passed away in March 2010 at the age of 69.