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Last Man Standing: Season 1 (2011-2012)

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Critic Consensus: Last Man Standing is a thoroughly middling sitcom relying on jokes that feel alternately dated or hostile.

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Mike Baxter (Tim Allen), a macho marketing executive at a sporting-goods store, decides to spend less time travelling for work and more time at home with his wife (Nancy Travis) and three daughters in the first series of this sitcom. He becomes more involved in his daughters' lives, and even tries to help eldest daughter, Kristin (Alexandra Krosney), with her young son, but he winds up getting the tyke kicked out of day care. Some of his other missteps include encouraging teenage Mandy (Molly Ephraim) to get a job delivering pizzas at night, which his wife worries is unsafe; and giving tomboy Eve (Kaitlyn Dever) some football advice, which leads to her injuring a boy on whom she has a crush.

Cast

Tim Allen
as Mike Baxter
Nancy Travis
as Vanessa Baxter
Hector Elizondo
as Ed Alzate
Alexandra Krosney
as Kristin Baxter
Kaitlyn Dever
as Eve Baxter
Molly Ephraim
as Mandy Baxter
Christoph Sanders
as Kyle Anderson
Robert Forster
as Bud Baxter
Kenneth Choi
as Dr. Wong
Dennis Hadley
as Jumpmaster
Mike Rowe
as Jimmy Baxter
Steve Talley
as Chad Bickle
Shane Coffey
as Terrence
Tony Stewart
as Himself
Michael Merton
as Dr. Harrison
Ann Hu
as Mrs. Wong
Shaun Robinson
as Entertainment Reporter
Uriah Shelton
as Ben Milbauer
Phil Abrams
as Male Executive
Andrew Daly
as Peckman
Paul F. Tompkins
as Chester McAllister
Don Lake
as Professor
Daphne Duplaix
as Misty Cavanaugh
Shira Scott
as Salesgirl
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Critic Reviews for Last Man Standing: Season 1

All Critics (32) | Top Critics (18)

Sometime it weakly titters while other times approaching a collective guffaw.

October 11, 2011 | Rating: C- | Full Review…
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Very probably the worst sitcom on network television.

October 11, 2011 | Full Review…
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Dreadful. Or to use a more manly phrase, aaarrgggh, awful.

October 11, 2011 | Rating: D+ | Full Review…
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The running gag of Last Man Standing has Allen playing the rooster in a henhouse, asserting male supremacy at every turn.

October 11, 2011 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

There's reliable humor in the formula but it's all too tedious.

October 11, 2011 | Full Review…

As borderline odious and stale as some of the jokes are in the pilot, Last Man Standing could be a fixer-upper.

October 11, 2011 | Full Review…

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