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Whitney: Season 1 (2011-2012)




Critic Consensus: Whitney fails to be funny and has nothing fresh to say.


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Happily unmarried couple Whitney (Whitney Cummings) and Alex (Chris D'Elia) experience the highs and lows of being in a long-term relationship with laughter in the first season of "Whitney." Whitney and Alex are committed to not being married, but Whitney fears relationship boredom may bet setting in so she takes cues from couples around her and solicits advice from her friends Roxanne (Rhea Seehorn) and Lily (Zoe Lister-Jones), which results in a collection of unusual romantic gestures.


Rhea Seehorn
as Roxanne
John Cleese
as Dr. Grant
Lisa Lampanelli
as Mrs. Janks
Chelsea Handler
as Dr. Price
as Britnee
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Critic Reviews for Whitney: Season 1

All Critics (30) | Top Critics (16)

Whitney often feels like a series of standup jokes broken up by snippets of dialogue.

September 30, 2011 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Watching Whitney is a bit like participating in a seance. It often seems that the traditional sitcom has died and you are communing with its angry ghost.

September 30, 2011 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Cummings has potential, but no one could overcome these dated relationship cliches.

September 30, 2011 | Rating: C- | Full Review…

Snappily written and bracingly vibrant.

September 30, 2011 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

It's refreshingly authentic, and distinctively Whitney,

September 30, 2011 | Rating: A- | Full Review…
Top Critic

Whitney tries so hard to fill every second of its run-time with jokes that it never seems to stop and take note whether they're funny.

July 2, 2018 | Full Review…

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