Hello Ladies: Season 1 (2013 - 2014)


Critic Consensus: Stephen Merchant is an intelligent performer, but Hello Ladies is largely a squirm-inducing comedy that lacks the empathy of his best work.


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Air date: Sep 29, 2013
Air date: Oct 6, 2013
Air date: Oct 13, 2013
Air date: Oct 20, 2013
Air date: Oct 27, 2013
Air date: Nov 3, 2013
Air date: Nov 10, 2013
Air date: Nov 17, 2013

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Stephen Merchant ("The Office") is the co-creator and star of this comedy about an English Web designer in Los Angeles who mistakenly fancies himself a ladies' man and social climber—but never lets the truth get in the way of his (fruitless) pursuit of a good time. Of course, being an eligible bachelor with no takers means Stuart (Merchant) is forced to hang out with Jessica (Christine Woods), an aspiring actor who rents the pool house on his property; his pal Wade (Nate Torrence), who has plenty of free time after his wife leaves him; and his assistant, Rory (Kyle Mooney). There's also the disabled Kives (Kevin Weisman), who's always up for cavorting around Hollywood but isn't really a friend—especially when he has more luck with women than Stuart. Guest stars include Jenny Slate, Crista Flanagan, Sean Wing and David Hornsby.

Critic Reviews for Hello Ladies Season 1

All Critics (25) | Top Critics (11)

An underrated gem of a show...a sad sack sitcom well worth catching.

Mar 3, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…
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Hello Ladies is awfully obvious, shooting phony fish in the Hollywood barrel.

Sep 30, 2013 | Rating: C | Full Review…
Top Critic

As a self-important shlepper without any bottom line redemptive qualities, Stuart deserves what's coming to him.

Sep 27, 2013 | Rating: C | Full Review…
Top Critic

Since Merchant is a gifted writer and performer, the series is diverting and funny, but the character and situations are too familiar.

Sep 24, 2013 | Full Review…
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Fans of Merchant's usual schtick will find much to like, but this brand of cringe comedy has grown dated and predictable. Still, the lanky funnyman has terrific comic timing and delivery, and the show gets a pass. Just.

Jan 14, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

If Gervais' antics in The Office and Extras struck your funny bone in a positive way, you might find Merchant's first big Ricky-free foray to be a towering comedy achievement.

Oct 8, 2013 | Full Review…

Merchant doesn't have something to offer. He's proven time and again to have a spot-on wit and flawless delivery, and hopefully Hello Ladies lives up to his legacy.

Oct 2, 2013 | Rating: 6.5/10 | Full Review…

Shallow protagonist hits the clubs to find love -- and sex.

Oct 1, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

With wider appeal comes less focus, meaning it's tough to see 'Hello Ladies' doing its source material justice as the series continues.

Jul 17, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Not ground breaking, but nice. Which sounds less enthusiastic than I meant it to. It's very likable.

Oct 16, 2013 | Full Review…
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