The Millers: Season 1 (2013 - 2014)

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Season 1
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Margo Martindale and the comically able ensemble help to elevate The Millers above its typical sitcom format, though the writing is still mostly generic.

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Critic Ratings: 36

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User Ratings: 64

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Episodes

Air date: Oct 3, 2013

When Nathan Miller informs his parents of his recent divorce, his father Tom follows suit and leaves Carol - his wife of forty-three years!

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Air date: Oct 10, 2013

When Carol dictates that it's time to rearrange the family's positions in the Millers cemetery plot because of the two divorces, Nathan has to approach his ex-wife.

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Air date: Oct 17, 2013

Nathan and Debbie trade parents living with them when they each think the other sibling has it easier.

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Air date: Oct 24, 2013

Nathan begins seeing a therapist to relieve stress from having to live with his meddling mother.

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Air date: Oct 31, 2013

Nathan, Debbie and Adam take Mikayla trick-or-treating on Halloween to a house where a witch is believed to live. Also: Nathan and Debbie are furious when they learn the truth about what really happened to their pet parrot when they were kids.

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Air date: Nov 7, 2013

When Carol and Tom's stuff arrives from Myrtle Beach, Nathan comes up with a cunning plan to get them back together, but it doesn't quite work...

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Air date: Nov 14, 2013

When Carol learns that Tom never talked to Nathan about "the birds and the bees," she insists on gathering the family together and having the talk now.

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Air date: Nov 21, 2013

Nathan and Ray help Carol find a date through an Internet dating site. They become so excited by her potential suitor that they pretend to be Carol and correspond with him.

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Air date: Dec 5, 2013

Nathan is shocked to learn that Debbie is his father's favorite child, so he decides to tell his parents some of his sister's childhood secrets.

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Air date: Dec 12, 2013

Its battle stations when Carol's parents call and announce they'll be visiting. Problem is they don't know about either of the divorces!

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Recently divorced news reporter Nathan Miller (Will Arnett) plans to enjoy a carefree life as a bachelor as Series 1 of the sitcom about a dysfunctional family begins. But Nathan's dreams are thwarted when his parents' marriage starts to unravel and he's forced to let his overbearing mother Carol (Margo Martindale) move in with him, while his dad Tom (Beau Bridges) moves in with Nathan's sister (Jayma Mays). Nathan tries to get his parents back together, but the two refuse to reconcile. Nathan then resorts to finding his meddling mother a date via an Internet dating site. As for Tom, he starts seeing a much younger woman, but Nathan fears she's nothing more than a gold digger.

Cast

Will Arnett
as Nathan Miller
Margo Martindale
as Carol Miller
Beau Bridges
as Tom Miller
Jayma Mays
as Debbie
Eve Moon
as Mykayla
Garrett Ryan
as Young Nathan
Lou Wagner
as Mr. Booms
Amy Farrington
as Phone Clerk
Matt Besser
as Dr. Johnson
Tommy Chong
as Ganja Pete
Ben Campbell
as The President
Michael Ray Bower
as Barry Jorgenson
Brandon Routh
as Officer Dixon
Robert Craighead
as Tattoo Artist
Austin Mahone
as Young Adam
Karlton Johnson
as Mall Guard
Olivia McGuffey
as 3-Year-Old Debbie
Reece Caddell
as 6-Year-Old Debbie
Nicole Pettis
as Anchor Woman
Owiso Odera
as TV Announcer
Chairman Barnes
as Ice Sculptor
Willem Miller
as 8-Year-Old Nathan
Skylar Keesee
as Young Debbie
Nick Smoke
as Restaurant Patron
Tai Bennett
as Bartender
Derek Ringold
as Obama Look-a-Like
Sierra Mark
as 1-Year-Old Debbie
Miriam Tolan
as Waitress
David Douglas
as Customer
Arianna Canfield
as 1-Year-Old Debbie
Makhari Elam
as 5-Year-Old Kid
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Critic Reviews for The Millers Season 1

All Critics (36) | Top Critics (19)

The humor is driven mostly by a relentless slapstick vulgarity, particularly concerning the flatulence and sex habits of parents. If you've got a high tolerance for those sorts of jokes, it is funny indeed.

Oct 3, 2013 | Full Review…

The Millers seems to hint that it will branch out beyond annoying-parent jokes, but if the lazy crudity of the jokes is any indication, we don't have all that much to look forward to.

Oct 3, 2013 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

The Millers shows what a thing of glory hear-the-laughs sitcomedy can be in the hands of masters.

Oct 3, 2013 | Rating: A- | Full Review…
Top Critic

There's plenty to sustain The Millers over what could be a pretty long haul. The show has both star quality and stars who know how to work the material.

Oct 2, 2013 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Top Critic

With a generic title like The Millers, this show clearly isn't promising innovation. Viewers who enjoy familiarity will be satisfied and sometimes pleasantly surprised.

Sep 30, 2013 | Full Review…
Top Critic

It's goofy, but fun.

Sep 25, 2013 | Full Review…

Everyone works so hard - including Arnett, even if he never lets you see him sweat - that this comes very close to succeeding. Make it a little less broad in future weeks, and it might.

May 5, 2017 | Full Review…

There's nothing about it that screams brilliant, but beneath the mediocre premise, it's oddly likable.

Oct 3, 2013 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

This show has the woeful distinction of being the biggest turd in the crap basket.

Oct 2, 2013 | Rating: 2.5/10 | Full Review…

The Millers is definitely shooting for the lowest common denominator. The jokes are crude and broad. The pilot includes a running gag about whether or not mom farted.

Sep 26, 2013 | Full Review…

Is it good? Not yet. But the cast could make so.

Sep 25, 2013 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

Crass but sweet sitcom better suited to adults.

Sep 16, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Millers: Season 1

  • May 26, 2014
    Comica y entretiene sin ser gran cosa.
  • Apr 11, 2014
    One of the few sitcoms on tv I care to watch. Great cast- decent writing . Storylines could use a little polish.
  • Feb 12, 2014
    This is a great sitcom. I really liked it. The show's comedy and plot is very funny. It's one of the best sitcoms I've seen on TV.
  • Jan 11, 2014
    Very Great comedy I Love it!! It has the lady from Justified and That musical (Forgot the name of it) and Long mire.
  • Jan 09, 2014
    funny but average....but a constant comedy...never up and never down....should be renewed...

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