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  • Series Premiere Date: Oct 24, 2017
Season #: 1, 2
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  • Summary: Tracy Morgan is an ex-con who returns to Brooklyn after a 15-year sentence to find his ex-girlfriend (Tiffany Haddish) raising their twins (Taylor Mosby & Dante Hoagland) with her white husband (Ryan Gaul) in this comedy created by Morgan, Jordan Peele and John Carcieri.
  • Genre(s): Comedy

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 18
  2. Negative: 0 out of 18
  1. Reviewed by: Richard Lawson
    Apr 2, 2018
    85
    Blunt and funny and heartwarming, a perfectly calibrated mix of bawdy silliness and sincere feeling. And Morgan is excellent on it, revealing range and nuance he’s not had the chance to show us before.
  2. Reviewed by: Ben Travers
    Mar 12, 2018
    83
    Very good yet not yet great, the rest of the series gets a lot right early on without making a move to the top tier of television. That may nag at some who come in with ultra-high expectations, but Haddish and Morgan are marvelous, and The Last O.G. could easily coast for six seasons on their charm alone.
  3. Reviewed by: Verne Gay
    Mar 30, 2018
    75
    The Last O.G. can’t help being a little sad because Morgan is a little sad, and it can’t help being a little funny because Morgan is Morgan. He so much as breathes and you laugh.
  4. TV Guide Magazine
    Reviewed by: Matt Roush
    Mar 29, 2018
    70
    For all of its broad fish-out-of-Brooklyn slapstick, this is awfully sweet. ... Morgan is a joy. Welcome back! [2 Apr - 15 Apr 2018, p.11]
  5. Reviewed by: Hank Stuever
    Apr 3, 2018
    60
    As far as it goes, The Last O.G. is a mildly enjoyable half-hour. Its first six episodes are packed too heavily with plot and too easily move past the real attraction, which is watching Tray wander around Brooklyn in a state of cultural bewilderment.
  6. Reviewed by: Brian Lowry
    Apr 3, 2018
    55
    Showcasing Morgan in a leading role might be the most promotable aspect of this series. And while fans will surely be cheered to see him looking so fully recuperated, his character as presented is, alas, the weakest link in The Last O.G.
  7. Reviewed by: Dan Fienberg
    Mar 12, 2018
    50
    It's an interesting comedy, and one prepared to take a few big swings. It just isn't especially funny or consistent, and this isn't a "Oh, we're going for arty over humorous" FX or Amazon-style comedy. It wants to be broad and riotous without real success, only to find its value someplace more somber.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Dec 17, 2018
    9
    So you can either take the high road or the higher road on this one in regards to it's sociology and howSo you can either take the high road or the higher road on this one in regards to it's sociology and how felons-get-screwed-for-committing-felonies but it's not presented as a champion of victimhood like a lot of other series these days, it's just presented as a comedy with a lot of funny people who hit dingers with their one-liners and non-sequitors. If you like Tracy Morgan, it's great. Let comedy be comedy. This isn't supposed to be The Wire on laughing gas but it's sorta like Cutty being Cutty without the boxing and violence. Expand
  2. Apr 3, 2018
    9
    This show is fresh. The writing and comic pacing is terrific. The comic skills of Tiffany Haddish are under used but Tracy Morgan isThis show is fresh. The writing and comic pacing is terrific. The comic skills of Tiffany Haddish are under used but Tracy Morgan is fantastic. I have seen a few reviews written by professional writers that attempt to analyse every word, joke, plot twist. I wonder if these writers have been watching much comedy tv lately. Alot of situation comedy is weak. This program is watchable, the characters are likable, the plot lines are believable and that is all I require form a situation comedy. Go Tracy, go Tiffany. Got get it. Expand

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