Next month in New York City, the broadcast networks will unveil a whole new batch of comedies that could either follow in the footsteps of The Big Bang Theory – or fall flat like I Hate My Teenage Daughter.
So that got us thinking: Just how many half-hours over the years, failed or otherwise, have become go-to synonyms for bad TV sitcoms? We know what you’re thinking – by golly, I’ve lost count! But here are 10 that have (and always will) serve as convenient punchlines.
Baby Bob (CBS, 2002-03)
An unspeakable crime – and not just because fan faves like Adam Arkin, Elliott Gould, and Holland Taylor opted to star in a comedy about a six-month-old talking baby.