Premiering Tuesday night, the new Fox show stars
Writer-producer MacFarlane has never been a critical favorite, although he has been riding high with
"If the two whiny sons and their equally unlikable fathers aren't enough to push you away, the boorish childishness of the show's obvious efforts to offend should do the trick," Robert Bianco wrote in
A number of reviewers have attacked the show for offensive racial stereotypes. "Material that is meant to be anarchic mostly comes across as obvious and boorish," the
"A dog of a show," summarized the A.V. Club, which gave "Dads" an F.
How about you? Are you going to take critics' word for it, or will you give "Dads" a try?