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Bent: Season 1 (2012)



Critic Consensus: A pleasant, smarter-than-average sitcom, Bent benefits from interesting characters and sharp comedic chemistry between stars David Walton and Amanda Peet.


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Alex (Amanda Peet), a recently divorced lawyer with a young daughter and little patience for frivolity, hires a contractor named Pete (David Walton) to help her renovate her kitchen. Aware of his reputation as a womanizer, Alex, whose ex-husband was sent to prison for insider trading, is adamant that she will fire Pete should he present any problems. Of course, neither Alex's love life or home renovations go smoothly.


Joey King
as Charlie
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Critic Reviews for Bent: Season 1

All Critics (27) | Top Critics (14)

Bent isn't a terrible sitcom. It's just flimsy and forgettable.

March 21, 2012 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

What's wrong, in fact, is chemistry and payoff.

March 21, 2012 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
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Bent ends up being worth watching for the recurring grins it provides.

March 21, 2012 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
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The quick reparte and the presence of great secondary players is also a crucial part of the appeal.

March 21, 2012 | Full Review…

NBC has been sitting on this gem of a sitcom for too long.

March 21, 2012 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

You're 99.9 percent sure they'll end up in each other's arms, but watching them do the long, slow dance to get there is still a treat.

March 21, 2012 | Full Review…

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