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The Verdict Reviews: What Are Critics Saying About Neil Patrick Harris-Led Sitcom Uncoupled?

The Netflix series is created by Darren Star and Jeffrey Richmond.

Brooks Ashmanskas, Neil Patrick Harris, and Emerson Brooks in Uncoupled Sarah Shatz/Netflix © 2022

The reviews are in! The Netflix comedy Uncoupled, led by Tony and Emmy winner Neil Patrick Harris, hits the streamer July 29.

The stage and screen star plays Michael Lawson, a real estate agent whose partner of 17 years, Colin, unexpectedly moves out. Lawson is left with the aftermath and forced to confront being a single gay man in his mid-40s in New York City. Click here to check out the trailer.

Read the reviews here. 

Collider (Remus Noronha)

Entertainment Weekly (Kristen Baldwin)

Financial Times (Dan Einav)

Paste Magazine (Amy Amatangelo)

Radio Times (David Craig)

Ready Steady Cut (Adam Lock)

Roger Ebert (Clint Worthington)

Slant Magazine (Ross McIndoe)

The Hollywood Reporter (Angie Han)

The Independent (Amanda Whiting)

The Telegraph (Anita Singh)

TIME (Judy Berman)

TVLine (Dave Nemetz)

Variety (Daniel D'Addario)

Playbill will continue to update this list as reviews come in.

The cast comprises Tuc Watkins, Tisha Campbell, Brooks Ashmanskas, Emerson Brooks, and Marcia Gay Harden. The guest cast includes Tony winner André De Shields, Byron Jennings, Colin Hanlon, Dan Amboyer, Gilles Marini, Jai Rodriguez, Nic Rouleau, Peter Porte, and Stephanie Faracy.

Harris took home the 2014 Tony Award for his performance in the Broadway premiere of John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask's Hedwig and the Angry Inch, a role that was later bequeathed to Andrew Rannells, Michael C. Hall, Darren Criss, and Taye DiggsHis additional Broadway credits include Cabaret, Proof, and Assassins.

The series is produced by MTV Entertainment Studios, Darren Star Productions, Jeffrey Richman Productions, and Jax Media. 

View our July 2022 Streaming Guide here.


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