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Partners: Season 1 (2014)



Critic Consensus: Despite its talented veteran leads, Partners suffers from an outdated formula and a shortage of laughs.


Tv Season Info

Two Chicago lawyers with contrasting backgrounds develop an unexpected partnership and friendship.


Kelsey Grammer
as Allen Braddock
Martin Lawrence
as Marcus Jackson
Telma Hopkins
as Ruth Jackson
McKaley Miller
as Lizzie Braddock
Edi Patterson
as Verushka
Danièle Watts
as Laura Jackson
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Critic Reviews for Partners: Season 1

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (11)

Partners has its share of clunkers, but Lawrence and Grammer retain their comedic timing while also pairing up nicely.

August 5, 2014 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
Top Critic

Unfortunately, the jokes are tired, and the directing is old-fashioned and stagey. The two stars slog on gamely, but they earn more sympathy than laughter.

August 5, 2014 | Full Review…

A cynical, feckless money-grab by veteran talents who should know better, it's hard to imagine why "Partners" got made in the first place, except to fill airtime.

August 5, 2014 | Rating: F | Full Review…
Top Critic

Grammer knows how to make pompous and devious funny and the supporting cast looks strong.

August 5, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

This is very much an old-school sitcom, just with a slightly raunchier edge. But there's a reason that genre has proven imperishable on TV. The parade-of-punch-lines formula works. And it does here, too, although in a slightly hit-or-miss fashion.

August 5, 2014 | Full Review…

Partners doesn't make much of a case.

August 5, 2014 | Rating: C | Full Review…

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