OVERRATED: 'Go On' on NBC

You can't blame <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP004494" title="NBC (tv network)" href="/topic/economy-business-finance/media-industry/television-industry/nbc-%28tv-network%29-ORCRP004494.topic">NBC</a> for trying to recapture the days of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ENTTV0000541" title="Friends (tv program)" href="/topic/entertainment/television/friends-%28tv-program%29-ENTTV0000541.topic">"Friends"</a> and "must see TV," but this new series with <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003404" title="Matthew Perry" href="/topic/entertainment/matthew-perry-PECLB003404.topic">Matthew Perry</a> seems mostly content with just providing a familiar face in a familiar format. Turning to the typical formula of combining misfits in a small space (this time in a group therapy session), this show on first impression doesn't offer more than mean-spirited one-liners and sports cameos. Perry &#8212; and the rest of us &#8212; deserve more.

( Jordin Althaus, xx )

You can't blame NBC for trying to recapture the days of "Friends" and "must see TV," but this new series with Matthew Perry seems mostly content with just providing a familiar face in a familiar format. Turning to the typical formula of combining misfits in a small space (this time in a group therapy session), this show on first impression doesn't offer more than mean-spirited one-liners and sports cameos. Perry — and the rest of us — deserve more.

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