Critic Consensus: Benched's talented ensemble raises the show above its trite writing, resulting in a nicely diverting half-hour of comedy.
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With a balance of "laughing at" and "laughing with," Benched could grow on me.
So when a great part of Happy Endings joins up with a great part of Better Off Ted, magic occurs, right? Alas, no.
There's plenty of time for Benched to find its legs. For now, though, Coupe remains a swizzle stick in desperate need of a better cocktail.
It's a breezy, amusing half hour with a lead character whose insecurities poke through her confident exterior.
Former Happy Endings star Eliza Coupe headlines Benched, a funny enough comedy set in legal circles that gets off to a weak start but quickly recovers.
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