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Superior Donuts: Season 1 (2017)



Critic Consensus: While Superior Donuts' talented cast impressively delivers, the annoying laugh track and stale jokes leave a hole in the middle of a crusty -- albeit topical -- narrative.


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A grumpy donut-shop owner and his new employee in a gentrifying Chicago neighborhood are followed in this comedy.


Judd Hirsch
as Arthur Przybyszewski
Jermaine Fowler
as Franco Wicks
David Koechner
as Carl "Tush" Tushinski
Darien Sills-Evans
as James Jordan
Rell Battle
as Sweatpants
Katey Sagal
as Randy DeLuca
Eric Edelstein
as Officer Deckerd
Lucas Hazlett
as Crackhead Kevin
Ali Eldin
as Bearded Customer
Eddie Mujica
as Hipster Customer
Nelson Lee
as Officer Li
Diane Yang
as Reporter
Mary Sohn
as Logan's Mom
Gina St. John
as Patron #1
Norma Maldonado
as Moderator
Vladimir Perez
as Paramedic
Mike Madrigal
as Customer
Tracy Thorpe
as Neighbor
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All Critics (21) | Top Critics (15)

If Superior Donuts can recognize its strengths and bolster its ambitions, it could evolve into something like Franco's hot sauce spiked-creation: paying homage to its humble roots while giving them a modern kick.

February 2, 2017 | Full Review…
The Atlantic
Top Critic

This is a new CBS multi-camera sitcom ...That means the jokes won't just arrive; each one will ricochet around the stage set like a pinball ball in a room of bumpers.

February 1, 2017 | Full Review…
Boston Globe
Top Critic

Aspires to a contemporary relevance - but manages only a weary crustiness.

February 1, 2017 | Rating: C- | Full Review…
Top Critic

Unfortunately, the laugh track is annoying, the jokes are often stale and the other characters are one-dimensional. If the writers serve fresher fare, Donuts might have a chance.

February 1, 2017 | Full Review…
Orlando Sentinel
Top Critic

Superior Donuts may well get stale in a hurry. But it's on a network that somehow has kept the idiotic and likewise eatery-themed 2 Broke Girls on the air for an astonishing six seasons. And this one is better than that.

February 1, 2017 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
Uncle Barky
Top Critic

The Superior Donuts recipe is as old as doughnuts -- or Cheers, to which it's far from ready to be compared, but it's also just topical enough to feel fresh.

January 31, 2017 | Full Review…
Philadelphia Inquirer
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