Critic Consensus: Witty, insightful, and poignant, Men of a Certain Age is a second-act triumph for stars Scott Bakula, Andre Braugher, and Ray Romano.
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Three longtime male friends experience midlife transitions and challenges in this comedy-drama. Season 1 introduces the threesome, who have been best buds since college and are now in their late forties. They include Joe Tranelli (Ray Romano), a kindly but somewhat maladjusted party-store owner; Terry Elliot (Scott Bakula), an easygoing part-time actor whose glory days seem to be behind him; and Owen Thoreau Jr. (Andre Braugher), a pressured family man who works at his oppressive father's car… More
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as Owen Thoreau Jr.
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I can't imagine who the audience is for this show, but, then again, maybe if you like Mamet's men, you'll love Romano's regular Joes. I sure do.
Reasonably good pilot, but stick around for the subsequent episodes. This show gets better and better.
As the second act in Ray Romano's TV career, Men of a Certain Age is the opposite of a midlife crisis: It's a midlife triumph, a series that takes a well-worn theme and makes it unpredictable, freshly funny, and sometimes moving.
As one might expect from Romano, a fast moving mix of physical comedy and wry dialogue articulate this friendship, revealing its complexity and its depth.
What Men offers is real life captured in art, which is just the kind of thing people say they want on TV. Now let's see if people actually do.
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