M.Y.O.B.: Season 1 Reviews

December 17, 2019
I didn't think I would like any show that told me to Mind Your Own Business, but halfway through this premiere episode, I found myself warming to its cold, calculating charms.
December 17, 2019
A relentless stream of snarky, well-targeted barbs at TV is one of the small pleasures of M.Y.O.B.
December 17, 2019
Think of the worst TV sitcom you ever saw, and multiply that by 12, then multiply that by 74.3. And then you'll end up roughly in the vicinity of "M.Y.O.B."
December 17, 2019
If this show could settle down a bit and find a less frantic voice -- if NBC keeps it around long enough to let it -- it could become something special.
December 17, 2019
Creator Don Roos has distilled and sanitized the vicious humor of his film The Opposite of Sex for prime time. That which survives the translation makes for good, mean fun.
December 17, 2019
The over-the-top elements tend to drown out the show's better aspects, most notably the decision to make fun of itself.
December 17, 2019
"MYOB" is a nasty show with a superior attitude that condescends to viewers.
December 17, 2019
"M.Y.O.B." works on a lot of levels and is better than most of what passes for teen fare these days - or adult comedy.
December 17, 2019
Like Tony Soprano, Riley is an anti-hero, but it's unlikely the audience will warm to her the way they took to Tony. He's a softy at heart, she's a rhymes-with-witch.
December 17, 2019
With its excellent leads, M.Y.O.B. offers a refreshing change from familiar sitcoms.
December 17, 2019
Some of the dialogue is urbanely clever, and Riley is bright and funny in deploying her eyes and ears like sensors on behalf of fishing Opal from the soup.
December 17, 2019
Subversive anti-sitcom or warm and fuzzy? ''M.Y.O.B.'' -- that stands of course for ''mind your own business,'' which Riley cannot do -- tries to split the difference. And despite its ironic veneer, the show just doesn't have enough difference to split.
December 17, 2019
It isn't absolutely terrible. Its lead character, Riley Veatch, is just terribly self-aware, television conscious and unlikable.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4