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The McCarthys: Season 1 (2014-2015)



Critic Consensus: The McCarthys is a semi-successful attempt at a throwback sitcom with above-par performances, but its broad stereotypes and lack of a unique point of view also make it semi-forgettable.


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Comedy about a sports-crazy Boston family. In the opener, the dad chooses his athletically challenged gay son to be an assistant coach with him on a high school basketball team.


Tyler Ritter
as Ronny, Ronny McCarthy
Jack McGee
as Arthur, Arthur McCarthy
Jimmy Dunn
as Sean, Sean McCarthy
Joey McIntyre
as Gerard, Gerard McCarthy
Kelen Coleman
as Jackie, Jackie McCarthy
Laurie Metcalf
as Marjorie, Marjorie McCarthy
Rick Fox
as Himself
Nancy O'Dell
as Herself
Brent Morin
as Tommy OGara
Jeff Hiller
as Phillip
Gregory Smith
as Basketball Coordinator
Eben Ham
as Photographer
Connor Kalopsis
as Young Ronny
A.J. Castro
as Videographer
Ken Howard
as Coach Colwell
Joe Bays
as Joe Sullivan
David Alan Grier
as Dr. Hugh Morris
John Ratzenberger
as Charlie Ellils
Gavin Toy
as Jared
Dorian Brown
as Rebecca
Mark Chaet
as Doctor
Mary Jo Catlett
as Mrs. Murphy
Amy Farrington
as Aunt Jean
Cameron Castaneda
as 10-Year-Old Gerard
Gita Isak
as Interviewer
Tom Choi
as Doctor Lee
Steve Monroe
as Mr. Loeb
Rayna Tharani
as Hot Female Mourner
Eve Brenner
as Great Aunt Alice
Americus Abesamis
as Tour Group Member
Marilyn Sue Perry
as Mrs. Malone
David Neher
as Trivia Announcer
Jonathan Kennedy
as Trivia Player
Noelle Messier
as Basketball Player
Alayah Arriola
as Little Eileen
Sophia Distefano
as Little Marjorie
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Critic Reviews for The McCarthys: Season 1

All Critics (40) | Top Critics (23)

Metcalf works wonders. She steals a show that, for now, isn't worth stealing.

October 30, 2014 | Full Review…

The McCarthys is buoyed by Metcalf's always solid work and Ritter's boyish appeal amid a capable, energetic ensemble. Some of the lines are amusing and even the clinkers don't land too hard.

October 29, 2014 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
Top Critic

Essentially, the show is a half hour of heartwarming wrapped in wisecracks, sports gags and the small crises of working-class life. While The McCarthys won't dazzle anyone with spectacular dunks, it's counting on the fundamentals being enough.

October 29, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

It's a mildly amusing sitcom about a sports-crazed Boston family.

October 29, 2014 | Full Review…

Ritter has abundant appeal, while veteran stars like Metcalf and McGee give this sitcom a massive deja vu wallop.

October 29, 2014 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
Top Critic

It's a crisply made, strongly acted throwback of a sitcom.

September 17, 2014 | Full Review…

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