Martin Mull

'Dads,' 'Surviving Jack' and 'Enlisted' axed by Fox

'Dads,' 'Surviving Jack' and 'Enlisted' axed by Fox

Fox's "Dads," which came under fire for what critics and others saw as offensive humor, has been canceled, along with two other freshman comedies, "Enlisted" and "Surviving Jack."

"Dads" in particular has been a lightning rod for Fox, even before its premiere in September. The comedy starred Seth Green and Giovanni Ribisi as a couple of thirtysomething men whose lives are turned upside-down when their politically incorrect fathers, played by Martin Mull and Peter Riegert, moved in with them.

Several critics lashed out at what they claimed was racist and misogynistic humor directed toward characters. They also said the series, which...

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