Babes: Season 1 - Rotten Tomatoes

Babes: Season 1 (1990-1991)



Critic Consensus: Babes purports itself to be a step forward for representation in comedy, but despite a likable trio of stars, this sitcom's mean-spirited humor persistently laughs at them instead of with them.


Tv Season Info

Three larger-size sisters share an apartment in New York, where they scale the usual sitcom problems at work and play.


Wendie Jo Sperber
as Charlene Gilbert
Susan Peretz
as Darlene Gilbert
Lesley Boone
as Marlene Gilbert
Nedra Volz
as Florence Newman
Rick Overton
as Ronnie Underwood

Critic Reviews for Babes: Season 1

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (8)

The good news? Peretz, Boone and especially the talented Sperber are well cast and give off sparks of comic chemistry. But despite a few decent laughs, Babes is inconsistent.

January 28, 2021 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

It's too mean-spirited to forgive. Or enjoy.

January 28, 2021 | Full Review…

Susan Peretz, Wendie Jo Sperber and Lesley Boone are disarming and show real comedic promise as the sisters. If the scripts ever rise above the inane and give the trio something to work with, this could be an interesting series.

January 28, 2021 | Full Review…

It's hard to get angry when this kind of foolishness is served with the bouncy good-nature of the show's energetic stars.

January 28, 2021 | Full Review…

Even if the jokes were funny, the execution is off. It's like one of those sitcoms the networks bring out in the summer because they don't have anything else.

January 27, 2021 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

This isn't a show, it's a sideshow.

May 30, 2019 | Full Review…

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