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When Funny People Create Bad TV

When Funny People Create Bad TV

Jimmy Fallon is, by all accounts, one of the the most likable guys to ever shove his face in front of a TV camera. We said so in print just two years ago. But some shine may have come off Mr. Congeniality last night with the premiere of Guys With Kids, an NBC sitcom that has received largely negative reviews. (Our TV critic is a rare, if hesitant, fan.) If Guys With Kids gets canceled, it'll allow Fallon entry intro a small club of funny, likable, critically adored people who've created ham-fisted, unliked, critically panned projects that make you question everything you've ever laughed at. Just like these guys:  Mel Brooks The show: The Nutt House (1989) The idea: A bunch of kooks, led by head kook Cloris Leachman, make fools of themselves while running a down-and-out New York hotel. The problem: Two years after Spaceballs, Hall of Fame belly laugher

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