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The Great Indoors: Season 1 (2016)



Critic Consensus: The Great Indoors serves up one repetitive, formulaic joke, though the cast performs respectably within the significant constraints of the material.


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In Season 1 of this comedy series, an adventure reporter is reassigned to a magazine's digital department after suffering an injury and has to adapt to a brand new work environment, one in which he leads a group of millennial whose actions and behavior are wildly different from his adventurous and fearless ways.


Amy Hill
as Carol
Chris D'Elia
as Aaron Wolf
Leann Fishman
as Mrs. Kwan
Do Young Lee
as Grandma Kwan
Edward Ryu
as Mr. Kwan
Torran Kitts
as Hipster
Ravi Patel
as Lalit Pajala
Michael McColl
as Narrator; V.O.
Jennifer Taing
as Daughter Kwan
Melissa Christine
as Attractive Woman
Philip Smithey
as Asexual Jeff
Marla Mindelle
as Female Patron
Nicholas Kyriakos
as Slovakian Kid
Casey Washington
as Announcer, V.O.
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All Critics (29) | Top Critics (17)

The show's ignorance feels totemic, though-there's nothing wrong with poking fun at younger folk, of course, but it's can't be the premise of an entire television series, certainly not one with any hope of a future.

October 27, 2016 | Full Review…
The Atlantic
Top Critic

The Great Indoors, while far from great, is the freshest, wittiest new comedy on CBS this fall.

October 27, 2016 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Top Critic

The Great Indoors has at least the potential to grow into something better. But it might not be worth that second look if not for Stephen Fry.

October 26, 2016 | Full Review…
Philadelphia Inquirer
Top Critic

Still, despite how broad and obvious the humor is, the show does manage to be funny a good deal of the time.

October 26, 2016 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
Detroit News
Top Critic

Ageism isn't only aimed at today's elders. In the sad case of CBS' The Great Indoors, it can also be applied to millennials.

October 26, 2016 | Rating: D | Full Review…
Uncle Barky
Top Critic

Joel McHale as a journalist named Jack who makes fun of millennials and their social media habits: What's wrong with this picture, besides everything?

October 25, 2016 | Rating: C | Full Review…
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