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Back: Season 1 (2017)

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After the death of his father, a pub landlord and local legend, Stephen (Mitchell) -- whose only achievements so far have been marriage, followed by divorce, and a slightly disappointing refurbish of a pub -- finally has a chance to shine as he is set to take over the family business. But his plans are interrupted when the charming Andrew (Webb), a former foster child briefly raised by Stephen's parents, turns up out of the blue at his father's funeral and is eager to renew his relationship with the closest thing to a family he has ever known.

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It arrives at an endpoint that signals a much better, more exciting show on the horizon.

November 16, 2017 | Rating: B | Full Review…

If Peep Show sometimes skewered Blair-era fantasies about what a cosmopolitan United Kingdom could be, Back takes a dull and slightly depressive scalpel to Britain in the age of Brexit.

November 16, 2017 | Full Review…

Anyone missing the biting humor of Peep Show, or anyone who's simply looking to delve into a quick comedy that deals with an odd power struggle should be pleasantly surprised by Back.

November 15, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

I assume the series will reveal more as it progresses, and I'm certainly intrigued enough to continue watching.

November 15, 2017 | Full Review…

Back, rather than embracing life's constant barrage of disasters, breaks out an oversized, Holmesian magnifying glass so these grievances can be analyzed and mulled over with all the perverse pleasure of picking pimples in the mirror.

November 15, 2017 | Rating: 7.2/10 | Full Review…

[Back] takes a bit of setting up. But that's done well, and it's worth the effort, because once you're on top of things, it's an interesting place to be.

November 29, 2017 | Full Review…

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