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Robert Canning

Robert Canning
Robert Canning's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): IGN Movies

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
6.9/10 61% Eli Stone: Season 1 (TV, 2008) There's a lot of potential in Eli Stone. The idea still remains intriguing, the right actors are in place and the characters have a decent, though so far generic start.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2018
7.4/10 100% Life on Mars (UK): Series 2 (TV, 2007) I had high hopes that last night's series finale was going to be a meticulously planned, expertly written masterstroke...Though still entertaining and fun, this did not happen.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2018
7.4/10 29% Heroes: Season 4 (TV, 2009-2010) Season 4 was not the rebirth of Heroes, but it improved the series enough to prove that there is still a lot of potential.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
8/10 83% Heroes: Season 1 (TV, 2006-2007) Though frustrating at times, it was still a lot of fun to watch these gifted individuals find a way to fight the future. ‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
100% The Simpsons: Season 10 (TV, 1998-1999) "Lard of the Dance" was a great way to start Season 10, with the school year beginning and the kids returning to class.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2018
100% The Simpsons: Season 8 (TV, 1996-1997) As the first episode proper of Season 8, "You Only Move Twice" opened up what many have called The Simpsons greatest year.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2018
100% The Simpsons: Season 7 (TV, 1995-1996) Say what you will about the result of who actually shot Mr. Burns, the investigation running throughout "Part 2" was loaded with laughs.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2018
100% The Simpsons: Season 5 (TV, 1993-1994) What better way to kick off a season than looking back at a character's past?‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2018
100% The Simpsons: Season 3 (TV, 1991-1992) Opening the year with a guest appearance from the King of Pop was a great way to kick off the series' third season... Big guest star, great story and the season just got better from there.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2018
8/10 100% Futurama: Season 5 (TV, 2002-2003) Though there were some shaky moments early on, the new episodes of Futurama ultimately reminded us why we wanted the series back so badly in the first place.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2018
8/10 100% Futurama: Season 6 (TV, 2010-2011) But once that was hit, there was a steady stream of smart, funny and emotional storytelling. Welcome back, Futurama.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2018
100% The Simpsons: Season 1 (TV, 1989-1990) ... it wouldn't take long after "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire" for the series to find its funny.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2017
100% How I Met Your Mother: Season 6 (TV, 2010-2011) "Big Days" felt like a fantastic step forward, while effortlessly reminding us of all the great things How I Met Your Mother has to offer. ‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2017
6.5/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 21 - Judge Me Tender (TV Episode) It was just too safe.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2017
8.5/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 21 - The Bob Next Door (TV Episode) Overall, this was a great return to form for an appearance from Sideshow Bob.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2017
8.0/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 21 - To Surveil With Love (TV Episode) If the past few episodes are any indication, this season may go out on a very high note.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2017
8.3/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 21 (TV, 2009-2010) The lackluster episodes may have felt tired, but even they could supply a genius bit here and there.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2017
8.4/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 21 - Moe Letter Blues (TV Episode) ... the storytelling and humor of "Moe Letter Blues" delivered yet another great episode from a very strong season of The Simpsons.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2017
9.3/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 21 - The Squirt and the Whale (TV Episode) Very funny and appropriately sweet, "The Squirt and the Whale" was the best episode of the season thus far.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2017
8.0/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 21 - Chief of Hearts (TV Episode) Overall, the story had an interesting path and there were a good number of successful bits throughout to keep things entertaining and funny.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2017
7.6/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 21 - O Brother, Where Bart Thou? (TV Episode) Best of all, like the better Simpsons episodes, it ended with a sweet moment reminding us that even with all his shortcomings, Bart will always have his dad...‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2017
8.0/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 21 - Once Upon a Time in Springfield (TV Episode) Anne Hathaway (The Princess Diaries) gave a fun performance as the Princess, which also showcased her singing chops.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2017
7.3/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 21 - The Greatest Story Ever D'ohed (TV Episode) Perhaps subsequent viewings will find me enjoying this more, but for now, "Greatest Story Ever D'ohed" was just this side of good.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2017
6.9/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 21 - American History X-cellent (TV Episode) Though the potential was there, "American History X-cellent" failed to deliver a would-be classic Mr. Burns episode.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2017
6.4/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 21 - The Color Yellow (TV Episode) Putting more effort into the roundabout telling of the story, "The Color Yellow" just wasn't all that funny.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2017
8.4/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 21 - Thursdays with Abie (TV Episode) Overall, the episode was a success, using one of the best Simpsons running jokes to tell an engaging and even sentimental tale.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2017
6.9/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 21 - Pranks and Greens (TV Episode) A few bits had their moments... but it wasn't enough to save the second half doldrums.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2017
8.4/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 21 - Boy Meets Curl (TV Episode) With or without the timeliness of the story and setting, "Boy Meets Curl" was a fast and funny episode certain to be a highlight of the season.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2017
8.0/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 21 - Postcards From the Wedge (TV Episode) From the stylized opening to Bart's manipulation of his parents' marriage, the episode delivered laughs along with its familiarity.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2017
8.1/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 21 - Million Dollar Maybe (TV Episode) This was a fun and funny episode focused on Homer and his always dysfunctional relationship with his family -- just what we've come to love and expect after 20 years.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2017
8.0/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 21 - Stealing First Base (TV Episode) ... any episode set in the elementary school will always be worth your time.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2017
6.1 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 21 - Rednecks and Broomsticks (TV Episode) ... started out with potential, but that was lost after the first eight minutes or so.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2017
6.2/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 21 - The Devil Wears Nada (TV Episode) I enjoyed the first act of "The Devil Wears Nada." I think it's because that's where all the potential was.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2017
8.8/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 20 - Waverly Hills, 9021-D'Oh (TV Episode) "Waverly Hills, 9021-D'oh" was a fantastic episode of The Simpsons and was quite possibly my favorite of the season.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2017
6.2/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 20 - Four Great Women and a Manicure (TV Episode) ... as is often the case with these types of episodes, the segments were hit and miss.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2017
8.4/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 20 - Coming to Homerica (TV Episode) Shaky ending aside, the story unfolded well and the episode was full of funny bits.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2017
8.0/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 20 - Father Knows Worst (TV Episode) All in all, it's tough to complain when the story is solid and the jokes are funny.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2017
6.9/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 21 - Bart Gets a 'Z' (TV Episode) Overall, "Bart Gets a Z" was a dependable episode.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2017
7.5/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 20 - The Good, the Sad and the Drugly (TV Episode) This episode will never be considered a classic, but it was still a fun half hour. ‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2017
7.7/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 21 - The Great Wife Hope (TV Episode) Though the main storyline felt rather ridiculous, it set up plenty of laughs for the characters surrounding it.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2017
8.6/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 21 - Homer the Whopper (TV Episode) The first act, in fact, is the strongest portion of the episode and if it could be graded alone it would likely be very close to a ten.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2017
7.9/10 80% The Simpsons: Season 20 (TV, 2008-2009) ... the season was a riot.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2017
7.2/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 20 - Sex, Pies and Idiot Scrapes (TV Episode) "Sex, Pies and Idiot-Scrapes" gives the twentieth season a very promising beginning.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2017
7.6/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 20 - Eeny Teeny Maya, Moe (TV Episode) Moe added, "Who'da thought such a little woman could make me feel so big?" It was a sweet way to end this enjoyable episode.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2017
8.0/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 20 - Take My Life, Please (TV Episode) This was a fun episode.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2017
7.8/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 20 - Double, Double, Boy in Trouble (TV Episode) ... there was enough humor to keep you distracted from feeling like you've seen this all before.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2017
7.3/110 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 20 - Wedding for Disaster (TV Episode) It was an episode that had me smiling for 30 full minutes, if not always laughing out loud.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2017
6.7/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 20 - Lost Verizon (TV Episode) "Lost Verizon" was one long, strange trip.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2017
6.9/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 20 - No Loan Again, Naturally (TV Episode) The family spent some time in an absolutely packed homeless shelter... this was a little too real to be very funny, though I did like Bart's line about "kicking is the only toy I have."‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2017
8.5/10 No Score Yet The Simpsons: Season 20 - Gone Maggie Gone (TV Episode) Overall, it was the combination of a fully engaging story and great laughs that made "Gone, Maggie, Gone" another winner for The Simpsons in their post-hi-def series run.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2017