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      Season 1 – The Unicorn

      2019 Comedy TRAILER for The Unicorn: Season 1 First Look List
      85% 27 Reviews Tomatometer 73% 100+ Ratings Audience Score A tight-knit group of friends and family band together to help Wade embrace his new normal in the wake of the loss of his wife a year earlier. As a sometimes ill-equipped but always devoted single parent to his two adolescent daughters, he is taking the major step of dating again. To Wade's amazement, he's a hot commodity with women, and his friends explain that he's the perfect single guy: employed, attractive and with a proven track record of commitment. With his daughters and best friends rooting him on and hoping he'll find happiness, Wade and his healing heart are ready to try life and love again. Read More Read Less Watch on Vudu Premiered Oct 12 Buy Now

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      Warm and funny, The Unicorn finds humor in unexpected places and shows off a whole new side of the talented Walton Goggins.

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      Episodes

      Previous Episode 1 Aired Sep 26, 2019 Pilot Family and a tight-knit group of friends help Wade embrace his "new normal" a year after he loses his wife. Details Episode 2 Aired Oct 3, 2019 Breaking up Is Hard to Do Wade suddenly finds himself in a relationship he has no interest in when he has trouble turning down a second date; Wade tries to understand when Grace struggles with her social media posts. Details Episode 3 Aired Oct 10, 2019 Widow's Group When Wade's friends encourage him to join a support group for widows, Wade is shocked by the advice he's given by the host of the support group. Details Episode 4 Aired Oct 17, 2019 The Unicorn and the Catfish When Wade changes the password to his online dating profile because his friends become too involved, Forrest goes to great lengths to keep tabs on him; Grace and Natalie are torn when a show they watched with their mom returns for a new season. Details Episode 5 Aired Oct 24, 2019 No Small Parts When Grace gets the lead in the school musical, Wade realizes that the teachers are giving her special treatment after he hears her sing; Michelle and Ben persuade Delia and Forrest to volunteer for snack bar duty at a school function. Details Episode 6 Aired Nov 7, 2019 Three Men Out When Wade visits a local hot spot to meet people instead of using his dating app, Forrest and Ben decide to help. Details Episode 7 Aired Nov 14, 2019 Wade Delayed When Wade goes out of town for the day, he panics at the realization that he is the sole caretaker of his children; Delia picks up the girls from school for Wade, but is thrown for a loop when Grace tells a clever lie to hang out with her friends. Details Episode 8 Aired Nov 21, 2019 Turkeys and Traditions Wade and the girls tackle hosting a traditional Thanksgiving dinner for friends and extended family; Ben attempts to make a fried turkey for the first time. Details Episode 9 Aired Dec 5, 2019 No Pressure Wade pretends to be dating Caroline to avoid being set up on blind dates by Delia; Ben and Michelle throw an anniversary party for themselves, but have issues with the catering. Details Episode 10 Aired Dec 12, 2019 Anna and the Unicorn Wade and his friends are excited when he has his first crush since becoming single; Grace and Natalie take advantage of their dad going on dates by having friends over. Details Episode 11 Aired Jan 9, 2020 If It Doesn't Spark Joy Wade considers moving his relationship forward with Anna if his daughters approve; Delia, Grace and Natalie realize how priceless their memories are of Jill as they prepare to sell some of her belongings at a garage sale. Details Episode 12 Aired Jan 16, 2020 It Isn't Romantic The women from the Widow's Support Group offer Wade unexpected advice for getting out of his dating rut; while Michelle is recovering from gallbladder surgery, Delia relentlessly pushes her to follow strict medical advice. Details Episode 13 Aired Jan 30, 2020 Worst Case Scenario When Wade decides to redo his will, he is conflicted about who should get custody of his children; Michelle tries to convince Ben to get a vasectomy after they have a pregnancy scare. Details Episode 14 Aired Feb 6, 2020 The Wade Beneath My Wings Wade convinces Forrest to take his career advice, and the results are disastrous; Ben lands a lucrative opportunity for his company, but Michelle is uncomfortable embracing their success. Details Episode 15 Aired Feb 13, 2020 Everyone's a Winner When Wade has a bad date with Natalie's friend's mother, Natalie ends up paying the price; Forrest finds unusual ways to fill his time during his unemployment; Ben has a conflict with his daughter Sahai's basketball coach. Details Episode 16 Aired Feb 20, 2020 The Client When Wade lands a job for Denny, a newly divorced, wealthy client, he realizes Denny is only interested in using him to meet women; Meg applies her expertise as an accountant to get Wade's finances on track. Details Episode 17 Aired Mar 5, 2020 Caroline, No Wade analyzes his feelings about his casual relationship with Caroline; Delia and Michelle help Grace work through an awkward phase. Details Episode 18 Aired Mar 12, 2020 No Matter What the Future Brings As Grace prepares to attend her first dance, Wade strongly feels Jill's absence and leans on his friends to get through it; Wade, Forrest, Delia, Ben and Michelle reflect on growing older and the changes their lives have undergone in the past year. Details Next
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      Previous Robert Lloyd Los Angeles Times The cast all do lovely work - [Walter] Goggins is entirely at ease playing a person not entirely at ease with the new rules of romance, and his castmates are reliably funny as they push him along and offer secondhand advice. Dec 4, 2019 Full Review Matthew Gilbert Boston Globe I'm happy to say that [Walter] Goggins makes the shift into conventionality and rectitude effortlessly. Dec 4, 2019 Full Review John Doyle Globe and Mail It's not going to blow your mind, this sitcom. But it will remind you that it's possible to see a clever comedy about middle age, dating and parenting that never insults your intelligence. Oct 24, 2019 Full Review Malcolm Hopwood Stuff.co.nz So what goes wrong? It's his friends. They're insufferable and the worst cutouts since cardboard was invented. Mar 12, 2020 Full Review Randy Dankievitch Goomba Stomp What really makes The Unicorn special is its ability to successfully navigate the cliche-laden landscape of domestic dramas and family comedies - and occasionally, transcend them in subtle, exciting ways. Jan 10, 2020 Full Review Rob Owen Pittsburgh Post-Gazette On paper, this show sounds dreadful, but it rises above its premise largely thanks to [Walter] Goggins. Dec 5, 2019 Full Review Read all reviews Next
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      Previous Audience Member This show was touching, hilarious & topical so the characters could teach about things like racial inequality. Walton Goggins portrayed the character who is a widower PERFECTLY!!! I don't understand why CBS cancelled this wonderful, funny, warm show!!!😞😟😡 Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member I have always enjoyed each episode. I will sadly miss this show. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review andrei d Surprisingly not funny Rated 2 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review Audience Member It's strange watching Walton Goggins actually play a good guy, a single father of two at that? The role is literally the complete opposite of the usual characters that he plays... I'm so used seeing him as the obnoxious evil bad guy(Vice Principals, Sons of Anarchy, Fatman). But he actually does an OK job on this family sitcom because he is good in comedies IMO... But if I had never seen his previous shows and movies I might have actually believed he was a good guy. Side note: Half of the male cast in The Unicorn is from the show Ballers on HBO. So you know it will have some good laughs! Maybe The Rock will make a cameo lol. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member Super entertaining, not at all morally reprehensible, more clever than you might expect. Really like it. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member Funny and not too corny like so many sitcoms that have come out lately. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Read all reviews Next Post a review

      Season Info

      Director
      John Hamburg, Alex Reid, Matt Sohn, Kabir Akhtar, Todd Holland, Dean Holland
      Executive Producer
      Bill Martin, Mike Schiff, Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor, Wendi Trilling, Peyton Reed
      Screenwriter
      Jason Belleville, Chris Kelly, Sophia Lear, Christine Zander, Jacque Edmonds Cofer, Eden Dranger, Bill Martin, Mike Schiff
      Network
      CBS
      Rating
      TV-PG
      Genre
      Comedy
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date
      Sep 26, 2019
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