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Better Late than Never: Season 1 (2016)




Critic Consensus: Better Late Than Never's wayward travelers offer up enough personality and surprisingly sincere moments to buoy the show's all too familiar shenanigans.


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What's life without five-star hotels, limos and personal assistants?! Okay, so that may be life for most folks, but for many veteran celebrities it's a distant memory—and, thus, explains the concept of this fish-out-of-water reality series, which chronicles the adventures of famed travelers backpacking their way through foreign lands. In this, the first season, that means Terry Bradshaw, George Foreman, William Shatner and Henry Winkler hobnobbing their way through Asia with comedian Jeff Dye. The adventures include, in Japan, navigating Tokyo's labyrinth-like train station and visiting a geisha house in Kyoto; learning dance moves from a K-pop group in South Korea; and celebrating Bradshaw's 67th birthday in Thailand, where they also tour an elephant sanctuary.


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Critic Reviews for Better Late than Never: Season 1

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (8)

Better Late Than Never is a surprisingly delightful (albeit ridiculous) late-summer entry for NBC...

June 13, 2018 | Full Review…

Better Late Than Never leans hard on stereotypes, it turns out to be a warm, funny and generally inoffensive road trip in which both sides come off as sometimes confused but generally well-meaning.

August 23, 2016 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

On paper this seemed as though it could be a bit of fun. In execution, it's labored and way over-cooked.

August 18, 2016 | Rating: C- | Full Review…
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It's... painfully obvious that the series is scripted. You can see and hear where pithy comments are dropped in during post-production.

September 1, 2016 | Full Review…

You might be surprised how much you enjoy the trip -- and your travel companions.

August 22, 2016 | Full Review…

Fun male bonding travel reality sends aging stars overseas.

August 16, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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