Brendan Bettinger

Brendan Bettinger
Brendan Bettinger's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Collider
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TV Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
94% It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Season 6 (TV, 2005-2019) There is a theoretical saturation point, where either I or the characters get too old for their antics. Thank god it hasn't come in season six, which continues to provide shameful joy. - Collider EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 14, 2020
71% The Good Guys: Season 1 (TV, 2010) With its head in the clouds and its heart in the eighties, Guys is well-suited to the breezy nature of summer entertainment, and a great companion to Nix's Miami spy show Burn Notice. - Collider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2020
39% My Generation: Season 1 (TV, 2010) If the doc within the show is intended to be a hackneyed product of inept filmmakers... well, that could be fun. But for now, My Generation has just one obnoxious, insipid mess of a pilot to its name. - Collider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2020
81% Detroit 1-8-7: Season 1 (TV, 2010-2011) If you're a fan of police dramas - and maybe even if you aren't - I'd recommend checking this one out. - Collider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2020
33% Sons of Tucson: Season 1 (TV, 2010) In the first three episodes, Tucson proves that this blended family is good for at least a few laughs each week. - Collider EDIT
Read More | Posted May 6, 2020
92% House: Season 6 (TV, 2004-2012) Even though "Broken" promised a change in House that was more told than shown, its utter greatness as a standalone film sustained my interest through the ups and downs of the remainder of season six. - Collider EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2020
88% Grey's Anatomy: Season 6 (TV, 2005) Maybe its ability to stay in the headlines keeps the show fresh in my mind, but Shonda Rhimes and Co. keep providing new reasons to watch each week. - Collider EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 17, 2020
83% Hawaii Five-0: Season 1 (TV, 2010) It's pretty, Caan is a blast, and it's the best of the new CBS shows. Five-0 has a clear path into the hearts of those who have room for one more police procedural in their schedule. - Collider EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 25, 2019
No Score Yet House: Season 7 (TV, 2004-2012) I would argue that the creative team is still crafting one of the better procedurals on television. - Collider EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2019
47% Cougar Town: Season 1 (TV, 2009-2015) How good can a show called Cougar Town be? Well, not great at first. I didn't like the pilot much at all... [But] as I (and the writers) got to know the characters better, the show became infinitely more enjoyable. - Collider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2019
88% Dexter: Season 5 (TV, 2006-2013) I have no idea where the season arc is headed. I haven't really, truly felt either of these things since season two, which belongs in the pantheon of high-tension TV. - Collider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2019
78% Nikita: Season 1 (TV, 2010-2013) Maggie Q is a star... She's endlessly charismatic, a credible action star, and capably shoulders the sometimes overwrought drama thrust upon her. - Collider EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2018
62% Weeds: Season 5 (TV, 2005-2012) Ultimately, I respect the show for its boldness, and have enjoyed following the characters I've come to love down the rabbit hole. - Collider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2018
100% Futurama: Season 6 (TV, 1999-2013) Billy West has got to be the MVP as the voice of Fry, The Professor, and Zoidberg among many, many other supporting characters. - Collider EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2018
88% Chuck: Season 3 (TV, 2007-2012) It will be difficult for Chuck to ever reach the heights it did in the last stretch of episodes of episodes of season two, but the creative team assembled some darn good efforts this season. - Collider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2018
75% Chuck: Season 4 (TV, 2007-2012) It will be difficult for Chuck to ever reach the heights it did in the last stretch of episodes of episodes of season two, but the creative team assembled some darn good efforts this season. - Collider EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2017
100% Greek: Season 4 (TV, 2007-2011) It's a cool breeze of a show, but I've always felt the writers have a strong feel for the characters. There's no sense of "last season" urgency (yet), but there is clear direction. I trust the payoffs will be worth my investment as season four unfolds. - Collider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2011