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Mom: Season 1 (2013-2014)




Critic Consensus: Anna Faris and Allison Janney share an undeniable comedic chemistry, and if the jokes are sometimes too crass, Mom represents a sincere (and often witty) attempt to address addiction issues.


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The first season of this comedy follows Christy Plunkett (Anna Faris), a newly sober single mother to Violet (Sadie Calvano) and Roscoe (Blake Garrett Rosenthal). However, while trying to get her own life back on track, Christy frequently finds herself in confict with her estranged mother Bonnie (Allison Janney), also a recovering addict, and ex-husband Baxter (Matt L. Jones). Christy's personal life is shaken up more when Violet becomes pregnant. French Stewart also stars.


Anna Faris
as Christy
Matt Jones
as Baxter
Mimi Kennedy
as Marjorie
Melissa Tang
as Suzanne
Nick Zano
as David
Rizwan Manji
as Dr. Bellin
Shane Blades
as William
Matt Cook
as Geoff
Jack Impellizzeri
as Fireman No. 1
Matt Roth
as Jerry
Raymond Ma
as Husband
Peter Porte
as Dr. Huss
Jim Jansen
as Judge Dugan
Rob Yang
as Dr. Butler
Marcus Folmar
as Fireman No. 2
Kotaro Watanabe
as Dr. Nakamura
David Ury
as Randy
Peter Banifaz
as Old Roscoe
Ron Rogge
as Fireman No. 3
Regi Davis
as Manager
Bob Glouberman
as Mr. Davenport
Christopher Darga
as Customs Agent
Mark Berry
as Douglas
Wayne Wilderson
as Dr. Butler
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Critic Reviews for Mom: Season 1

All Critics (40) | Top Critics (23)

Mom feels like more than an opiate. We're early in the 12 steps. But heart and commitment mean everything.

October 17, 2017 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Beneath the armor plating of punch lines beats a wounded and affecting heart.

September 23, 2013 | Full Review…

Mom is the first multi-cam comedy to crack me up in a decade.

September 23, 2013 | Full Review…

Mom is one of the very few sitcoms on television... to feature characters who are not thoughtlessly affluent.

September 23, 2013 | Full Review…
Top Critic

It's a punch-line shooting gallery, setting 'em up and knocking 'em down, with a rhythm reminiscent of the classic Bob Newhart sitcoms.

September 23, 2013 | Full Review…

Given the number of self-absorbed and annoying fathers on sitcoms, another self-absorbed and annoying mother is fine. She helps keep the party balanced. But she also needs to make the party funnier, and CBS' new Mom does not.

September 23, 2013 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Mom: Season 1


Super Reviewer

I started watching this show because I heard Anna Faris was going to be the poster girl for the show but then Allison Janney stole the show. It pretty much felt like a one woman comedy because the only funny person was Bonnie, the rest of the cast: Single, alcoholic mother Christy, misfit son Roscoe, pregnant daughter Violet, loser ex husband Baxter, all anooyed me to death. However, I do appreciate the aspect on actually showing that addicts are humans too. I did laugh a few times so I think the show can go on for another season or two.


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