In the Motherhood: Season 1 (2009)

Season 1
In the Motherhood

Critics Consensus

Even with a cast of fully-capable comediennes, In the Motherhood is a poorly written version of the web series it was based on.



Critic Ratings: 19

Audience Score

User Ratings: 0
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Air date: Mar 26, 2009
Air date: Apr 2, 2009
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Air date: Apr 16, 2009
Air date: Jun 25, 2009
Air date: Jul 2, 2009
Air date: Jul 9, 2009

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Critic Reviews for In the Motherhood Season 1

All Critics (19) | Top Critics (16)

Utterly without style or any relatability, In the Motherhood is about as funny as bleeding gums.

Sep 24, 2019 | Rating: D- | Full Review…
Top Critic

Not so-bad-it's-good. Just bad. Plain bad. Why am I watching this?-level bad.

Jan 31, 2014 | Full Review…

The tedium and unoriginality of this new ABC sitcom, the latest entry in the vastly overworked motherhood-as-martyrdom genre, has to be seen to be believed, though my strong and sincere suggestion is that you just take my word for it

Jan 31, 2014 | Full Review…

It's stunning that ABC's new sitcom In the Motherhood, built on stories of life as Mom, manages to come off as stiff, disjointed and curiously unlikable.

Jan 31, 2014 | Full Review…

To stand out from the pablum of domestic sitcoms, the series needs to lose the working-mom cliches and be more willing to be mean.

Jan 31, 2014 | Full Review…

The show rises to mediocrity on the strength of the occasional snappiness of the dialogue.

Jan 31, 2014 | Full Review…
Top Critic

If ABC wants In the Motherhood to resonate with moms, its writers should spend more time telling stories that reflect moms' actual lives and less time pitting one motherly stereotype against another.

Oct 10, 2018 | Full Review…

It feels like a show that should have a laugh track, and without it, it's hard to know where to fake laugh. The humor is forced, the pilot's storyline is trite and predictable, and the cast is completely wasted on bad material.

Jun 14, 2018 | Full Review…

This series reaps the benefits of good writing and a strong cast.

Jan 31, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Perhaps it's time for an ABC sitcom intervention.

Jan 31, 2014 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

With jokes so bad, they make Carrot Top look funny, it's a tough haul for all - all around.

Jan 31, 2014 | Full Review…

If series like In The Motherhood are designed as Trojan horses for product placement, they won't have much impact if they're as weakly written as this Frankensteinian mulch of mommy-war clichés and "Santa is dead" gags.

Jan 31, 2014 | Full Review…

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