The Game: Season 1 (2006 - 2007)

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Season 1
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Critic Ratings: 7

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Episodes

1
Air date: Oct 1, 2006
2
Air date: Oct 8, 2006
3
Air date: Oct 16, 2006
4
Air date: Oct 23, 2006
5
Air date: Oct 30, 2006
6
Air date: Nov 6, 2006
7
Air date: Nov 13, 2006
8
Air date: Nov 20, 2006
9
Air date: Nov 27, 2006
10
Air date: Dec 11, 2006
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Cast

Tia Mowry-Hardrict
as Melanie Barnett
Pooch Hall
as Derwin Davis
Coby Bell
as Jason Pitts
Hosea Chanchez
as Malik Wright
Brittany Daniel
as Kelly Pitts
Erica Gluck
as Brittany Pitts
Troy Evans
as Coach Phillips
Joy Bisco
as Corazon
Claudette Roche
as Grace Barnett
Christine Woods
as Sunbeam Girlfriend
Too Short
as Himself
Reamy Hall
as Amanda
Aixa Clemente
as Mrs. Wiggs
April Stewart
as Soccer Mom
Michael Aronov
as Babak Azad
Stephen Keys
as Big Snook
Sacheen Padilla
as Woman No. 1
Jernard Burks
as Homeless Guy No. 1
Kathryn Taylor
as Girl No. 1
Kenny Smith
as Himself
Ken Daly
as Homeless Guy No. 2
Jim Hill
as Reporter
Kimberly Barnett
as Woman No. 2
Tiffany Panaro
as Sports Commentator
Sybil Azur
as Cassie
Bill Parks
as Barista
Danny Clark
as Himself
Dan Thiel
as Special Teams Captain
Poncho Hodges
as Rick Jones
Lanre Idewu
as Deshawn
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Critic Reviews for The Game Season 1

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (4)

This new CW series cranks out brash jokes that evaporate upon hitting the air, winds them into situations where women submit to their men, and leaves no aftertaste when it's gone. It's on TV, but it's never truly on.

Oct 23, 2018 | Full Review…

The humor is dull, the characters are going to grate on you, and their men might as well be cut from recycled cardboard.

Mar 5, 2019 | Full Review…

The Game highlights strong, intelligent women who refuse to fall victim to the pitfalls of living with football players and who strive to build and maintain their own unique identities outside of the supporting roles they play in the NFL franchise.

Oct 23, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The Game lacks the relationships that made "Girlfriends" a qualified UPN hit and the comedy to make it much of anything for The CW.

Oct 23, 2018 | Full Review…

Mowry herself is charming and capable, and Wendy Raquel Robinson has some fine moments as the mother-manager, but it's clear that The Game is to be played on the surface of these potentially interesting lives.

Oct 23, 2018 | Full Review…

It just isn't funny. At all. Ever. Whatever else we may ask of sitcoms, they should at least be required to make us laugh somewhere along the half-hour line.

Oct 23, 2018 | Rating: .5/4 | Full Review…

The Game commits all the sins you can imagine in a poorly conceived sitcom. It goes for laughs and sap, the world's most dangerous and noxious combination. It's also not funny, believable, interesting or, as previously mentioned, inspired.

Oct 23, 2018 | Full Review…

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