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.
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Bawdy, dicey humor has its place, which is abundantly clear in the daringly superb FX comedy series Louie. But Sullivan & Son is utterly artless in its efforts to be an equal opportunity offender.
Whether it's the unfunny, raunchy jokes, the acting, the writing, or the awful blocking, nothing in Sullivan & Son seems to jell. And no laugh track can change that.
[A]ll I can say about Sullivan & Son is that it's a contrived sitcom with nothing original or new to offer.
Byrne is trapped in a mediocre effort he created with Rob Long of Cheers that's best forgotten.
It's amazing how funny a sitcom can be when it doesn't spend its whole 22 minutes lunging for the next sex joke.
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