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The Neighbors: Season 1 (2012-2013)




Critic Consensus: The Neighbors earns the occasional chuckle, but it's a formulaic sitcom with a thin, stale premise.


Air date: Sep 26, 2012
Air date: Oct 3, 2012
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Air date: Oct 17, 2012
Air date: Oct 24, 2012
Air date: Oct 31, 2012
Air date: Nov 7, 2012
Air date: Nov 14, 2012
Air date: Dec 5, 2012
Air date: Dec 12, 2012
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In the inaugural season, Marty Weaver (Lenny Venito), his wife, Debbie (Jami Gertz), and their kids (Clara Mamet, Max Charles and Isabella Cramp) move from a crowded urban area to a gated community in suburban New Jersey?where the residents are extraterrestrials from the planet Zabvron. The Zabvronians, who have taken the names of famous athletes as cover, are led by the husband-and-wife duo of Larry Bird (Simon Templeman) and Jackie Joyner-Kersee (Toks Olagundoye), who live next door to the … More

Genre: Comedy
Network: ABC
Premiere Date: Sep 26, 2012
Executive Producers: , , ,
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Lenny Venito
as Marty Weaver
Jami Gertz
as Debbie Weaver
Simon Templeman
as Larry Bird
Toks Olagundoye
as Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Clara Mamet
as Amber Weaver
Tim Jo
as Reggie Jackson
Max Charles
as Max Weaver
Isabella Cramp
as Abby Weaver
Meagen Fay
as Principal
Stacy Keach
as Dominick, Dominick W...
Nora Dunn
as Linda
Richard Riehle
as Janitor Raymond
Sandra Bernhard
as Mr. Porsche
Mitch Rouse
as Real Estate Agent
Maribeth Monroe
as Rebecca Hill
George Takei
as Grandfather
Patrick Cassidy
as Mr. Easterling
Michael Bay
as Himself
Bruce Green
as Angry Man
Mark Hamill
as Commandant Bill
Katherine Tokarz
as Mary Lou Retton
Christine Kellogg
as Club Member
Debra Mooney
as Theresa, Theresa Wea...
Kerry Carney
as Elizabeth
Dustin Fasching
as Young Dominick
Mary K. DeVault
as Angry Woman
Patrick O'Sullivan
as Johnny Unitas
Skyler Vallo
as Cheerleader
Connor Rosen
as Redhead Kid
Carla Renata
as Serena Williams
Alden Villaverde
as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Kiersten Lyons
as Billie Jean King
Cade Sutton
as Little Marty
Leslie Jordan
as Venus Williams
Justene Alpert
as Impressed Girl
Joshua Guerrero
as Latin Kid
Laura Dash
as Man/Woman Alien
Billy Malone
as Greg Louganis
Elizabeth Tripp
as Type-A Third Grader
Nick Eldredge
as High Pants Alien
Kevin High
as DMV Tester
Karan Soni
as Indian Alien
Joseph Buttler
as Moderator
Ashley Olds
as The Hot Girl
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All Critics (34) | Top Critics (21)

It's more weird than funny. Even Mork would be horrified.

Full Review… | September 26, 2012
Contra Costa Times

Modern Family has nothing to worry about.

Full Review… | September 26, 2012
San Jose Mercury News
Top Critic

Jamie Gertz and Lenny Venito are fun to watch as the couple who unwittingly move their family into a neighborhood occupied by aliens.

Full Review… | September 26, 2012
Denver Post
Top Critic

While we'd never wish for a show to die a quick death, or people to lose their jobs on network television, we can't help but think of the greater good.

Full Review… | September 26, 2012

Although The Neighbors won't be mistaken for the next great American sitcom, it's entertaining enough to warrant a neighborly welcome to prime time.

Full Review… | September 26, 2012
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Neighbors means you no harm; it is merely offering buoyant, slightly creepy entertainment for anybody who doesn't take sci-fi or satire too seriously.

Full Review… | September 26, 2012
Washington Post
Top Critic

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