Critic Consensus: Conan O'Brien casually makes himself at home on TBS' Conan in large part because of the throwback chemistry with Andy Richter.
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Overall it was a rather conservative show, which is one way to handle an opening night.
Conan is in danger of defining himself by NBC's rejection - instead of by his ability to be funny and offbeat.
Not everything worked, of course, and anyone expecting "Conan" to reinvent the wheel or drastically shake up the genre is probably disappointed. But if you were simply glad to see his brand of quirky comedy back in late night it was cause for celebration.
So far, so good. No late night talk show has ever been canceled after one edition - not even Chevy's - while first albeit abbreviated impressions of "Conan" are promising.
A bit about a clown talking above the heads of little kids? Check. A Ricky Gervais put-down? Check. Free-wheeling interviews with famous types? That's all here, all done in quintessential, quirky Conan style.
Audience Reviews for Conan: Season 1
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