OVERRATED: "Riot" on Fox

Has anyone seen Steve Carell? Dark-haired fellow, about this tall, capable of inducing near-hysterics with a mix of the absurd and odd vulnerability on "The Office," "The Daily Show" and "The 40-Year-Old Virgin"? Because not even his reliably likable presence as costar and executive producer could brighten this dreadfully dumb newcomer, which mixes the free-form anarchy of improv with the thoughtful pleasures of watching people fall down. Come back, Steve.
Ray Mickshaw FOX
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