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Monty: Season 1 (1994)

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A conservative radio talk-show host with a brash personality clashes with his listeners, then goes home to his family, where more conflicts arise. This forgettable sitcom was Henry Winkler's first regular series as an actor since `Happy Days' ended 10 years earlier (although he was a coproducer of the hit `MacGyver'), and one of his kids was played by David Schwimmer. Another costar was China Kantner, the daughter of rock stars Grace Slick and Paul Kantner.

Critic Reviews for Monty: Season 1

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (4)

Even though I've seen just one episode, I'm ready to deep-six another new Fox sitcom, Monty, a shrill and witless sendup of Rush Limbaugh. Henry Winkler is totally unbelievable and unfunny in the role of Monty, ultra-conservative host of a TV talk show.

June 17, 2019 | Full Review…

There isn't one mildly funny line in the entire show, although the laugh-at-anything Fox audience would suggest otherwise.

June 17, 2019 | Full Review…

This is essentially a contrived and scattered update of All in the Family with [Henry] Winkler as Archie and [China] Kantner as a more aggressive Meathead. But the conflict is there to keep the show rolling, if it can only discover a little cohesiveness.

June 17, 2019 | Rating: B | Full Review…

[Henry] Winkler, looking vaguely cross-eyed and flapping his wings like a lost goose, seems at best pathetic, at worst pitiful.

June 17, 2019 | Full Review…

If the premiere's moldiness is any indication, "Monty" could be the tamest series ever to debut on Fox.

June 17, 2019 | Full Review…

Director James Burrows finds funny moments among the cliches, and pacing is good. [Henry] Winkler's Monty is a one-note character, though he gets off a couple of good, quick remarks.

June 17, 2019 | Full Review…
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