75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Stack
Scores big as a study of small-town life where characters collide and are forced to get along for the good of the community.
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75

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Does offer solid laughs, engaging performances and a captivating setting.
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63

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Individual performances...are flavorful and simpatico.
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63

Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
Unwaveringly predictable.
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Could metamorphose into an entertaining sitcom.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Desmond Ryan
Yet another Hollywood serving of everyman pluck, sports division.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Some terrific characters and some of the year's punchiest comic dialogue.
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The enterprise might also be called ''Picket Fences on Ice."
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50

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
If you drop the "c" in hockey you get a perfect description of Mystery, Alaska.
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29

Mr. Showbiz

By Cody Clark
Has its share of small pleasures.
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49 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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