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Living Biblically: Season 1 (2018)

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Critic Consensus: Living Biblically commits the cardinal TV sin of wasting the outline of an refreshingly unusual premise on broad, hammy acting and stock sitcom laughs.

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Film critic Chip Curry (Jay R. Ferguson) is married to Leslie (Lindsey Kraft) and they are expecting their first child. When Chip's best friend dies, he decides to start following the Bible's teachings to the letter. Realizing that the Bible's rules don't really translate well to the modern world, he puts together a God Squad to help him live according to God's wishes. In Season 1, Rabbi Gil Ableman (David Krumholtz) and Father Gene (Ian Gomez) invite Chip not to use smartphones as it would be like worshiping false idols, to give back all the office supplies he stole from work, and they teach him the power of prayer.

Cast

Ian Gomez
as Father Gene
David Krumholtz
as Rabbi Gil
Tony Rock
as Vince
Camryn Manheim
as Ms. Meadows
Christian Molina
as High School Kid
Lateefa Holder
as Ticket Clerk
Charles Emmett
as Pastor Berry
Jane Carr
as Phyllis
Melody Peng
as Instructor
June Squibb
as Mrs. Murphy
A.J. Rivera
as Florist
Phil Abrams
as Dr. Gottleib
Brent Pope
as Repairman
Forte Rodriguez
as Police Officer
Charles Lane
as Barbershop Quartet
Walt Harrah
as Barbershop Quartet
Jim Raycroft
as Barbershop Quartet
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Critic Reviews for Living Biblically: Season 1

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (7)

Adapted from a bestseller that's not the Bible, Living Biblically finally comes to fruition as a CBS sitcom with an abominable laugh track.

February 27, 2018 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

Ian Gomez and David Krumholtz have a sinfully good time playing two-thirds of a joke about a priest, a rabbi and a minister walking into a bar.

February 26, 2018 | Full Review…

The premise promises something unusual, but the labored execution and frantic performances are so sitcom familiar.

February 22, 2018 | Full Review…

Go read Jacobs' book instead. You'll get a lot more laughs and have a better view of what it's like to live a biblical life.

April 4, 2018 | Full Review…

Given the open-minded, constructive start the show has already made, it's not unreasonable to hope it could continue onto some firmer (and hopefully a little funnier) ground.

March 5, 2018 | Full Review…

Living Biblically makes an effort to bring up broader ethical teachings from Scripture-not just concepts pulled from Levitical obscurity-which could have wide appeal if the setups weren't so flat.

March 2, 2018 | Full Review…

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