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Sullivan & Son: Season 1 (2012)




Critic Consensus: Sullivan & Son boasts a strong cast and a genuine sense of warmth, but its writing is a bit too reliant on bawdy, timeworn gags.


Air date: Jul 19, 2012
Air date: Jul 19, 2012
Air date: Jul 26, 2012
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Air date: Aug 23, 2012
Air date: Aug 30, 2012
Air date: Sep 6, 2012
Air date: Sep 13, 2012

Tv Season Info

Vince Vaughn serves as co-executive producer of this sitcom about Steve Sullivan (Steve Byrne), a corporate attorney from New York who makes the decision to move back to Pittsburgh and run his family's working-class bar. The first season of Sullivan & Son finds Steve taking over the management duties from his parents, contending with a health inspector, discovering the perils of online dating and dealing with his first HR disaster.

Network: TBS
Premiere Date: Jul 19, 2012
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Steve Byrne
as Steve Sullivan
Dan Lauria
as Jack Sullivan
Jodi Long
as Ok Cha
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Critic Reviews for Sullivan & Son: Season 1

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (12)

[U]npredictable writing, sublime casting, razor-sharp timing, and not a mean bone in anybody's body.

Full Review… | July 29, 2012
Top Critic

Sullivan & Son has wisely over-populated its pub with a surprisingly high-caliber, better-than-usual ensemble of misfits.

Full Review… | July 29, 2012
Washington Post
Top Critic

It's amazing how funny a sitcom can be when it doesn't spend its whole 22 minutes lunging for the next sex joke.

Full Review… | July 29, 2012
New York Daily News
Top Critic

Sullivan is certainly more watchable than TBS's earlier summer effort, the desultory Men at Work.

Full Review… | July 29, 2012
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The show has an old-fashioned, inviting warmth, not unlike any neighborhood bar where "everybody knows your name."

Full Review… | July 29, 2012
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

Oh, sorry, I momentarily mistook TBS' new sitcom for something funny.

Full Review… | July 29, 2012
TV Guide

Audience Reviews for Sullivan & Son: Season 1

The show is just like producer Vaughn himself, not funny & mediocre. And that's being polite.

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