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      Season 1 – Best Friends Forever

      2012 Comedy List
      46% 24 Reviews Tomatometer When Jessica's husband files for divorce, her first instinct is to hop on a flight across the country to move back in with her best friend, Lennon, in Brooklyn. Complicating things is Lennon's boyfriend, Joe, who recently moved into the apartment and feels pushed aside while the two friends fall back into their old routines that include late-night chats and movie marathons. While Lennon and Joe struggle to readjust their relationship, Jessica heads back into a dating world that has left her behind. Read More Read Less
      Best Friends Forever — Season 1

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      Its appealing leads have comedic chemistry, but Best Friends Forever unfortunately succumbs to an overly familiar premise and so-so writing.

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      Episode 1 Aired Apr 4, 2012 Pilot After receiving divorce papers, Jessica decides to move back in with her former roommate in Brooklyn, N.Y,; as Jessica falls back into old routines and reconnects with old friends, she also receives criticism from a 9-year-old neighbor. Details Episode 2 Aired Apr 11, 2012 The Butt Dial Jessica deals with the consequences of butt-dialing her estranged husband; Lennon and Joe convince Rav to let Jessica cook at the bar. Details Episode 3 Aired Apr 18, 2012 Put a Pin in It Lennon tries to create a surprise gift for Joe's father (J.K. Simmons), who is retiring; a delivery forces Jessica to face reality. Details Episode 4 Aired Apr 25, 2012 Single and Lovin' It Jessica starts dating again after receiving a message from a former crush; Joe and Lennon struggle to find time alone. Details Episode 5 Aired Jun 1, 2012 Hey Nonny Nonny Jessica tries to plan an open house for Lennon's new dance studio; when Lennon's former dance partner visits, Joe questions his true intentions. Details Episode 6 Aired Jun 1, 2012 Fatal Blow Out The gang goes to a gaming convention in Atlantic City to debut Joe's video game; the ladies cater to nerds in hope of winning their vote; Jessica and Rav question their feelings for each other. Details

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      David Hinckley New York Daily News Watching Best Friends Forever is like going to the sitcom thrift shop and poking through the leftovers. It gets old quickly. Rated: 1/5 Apr 4, 2012 Full Review Ed Bark Uncle Barky You probably wouldn't wish it on your worst enemy. Rated: D Apr 4, 2012 Full Review Robert Bianco USA Today Can this really be how women today want to be seen on television? Rated: 1/4 Apr 4, 2012 Full Review Randy Dankievitch Processed Media Even Fred Savage directing the pilot can't help this underdeveloped mess of a buddy comedy. Rated: D Feb 21, 2020 Full Review David Eckstein If you're seeking what is probably the truest definition of dramedy, featuring a number of real emotional moments about people who need each other, Best Friends Forever is a good place to start. Apr 4, 2012 Full Review Ellen Gray Philadelphia Daily News I wish I could say hilarity ensues, but mostly it doesn't. Apr 4, 2012 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Season Info

      Executive Producer
      Jessica St. Clair, Lennon Parham, Scot Armstrong, Ravi Nandan, Alexa Junge, Fred Savage
      TV-14 (D|L)
      Original Language
      Release Date
      Apr 4, 2012