Mike & Molly

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  • TV-14
  • 2010
  • 6 Seasons
  • 6.5  (27,968)

Mike & Molly is a sitcom that aired on CBS from 2010 to 2016. It follows the lives of two individuals who meet at an Overeaters Anonymous meeting and fall in love. The show centers around Mike Biggs, played by Billy Gardell, a police officer, and Molly Flynn, played by Melissa McCarthy, a teacher.

The show's premise is centered around the two main characters and their daily lives. We get to see their relationship grow and evolve over time, along with the challenges they face because of their weight. Mike is a good hearted man who is often the butt of jokes due to his weight, but he doesn't let that get in the way of his daily life. Molly is a witty and sarcastic woman who is working on losing weight, but still struggles with self-esteem issues.

One of the main things that sets this show apart from other sitcoms is the way it handles the subject of weight. Mike and Molly are not shamed for being overweight, nor is their weight the butt of every joke. Instead, the show treats the subject with sensitivity and humor, whilst still being relatable.

Another standout feature of the show is its strong supporting cast. Reno Wilson plays Carl McMillan, Mike's partner, who is always there to lend an ear and offer support. Katy Mixon plays Victoria Flynn, Molly's sister, who often provides comedic relief with her over-the-top personality. Swoosie Kurtz plays Joyce Flynn, Molly's mother, who is constantly meddling in her daughter's life.

Over the course of six seasons, the show tackles a variety of issues faced by overweight individuals, such as body image, self-esteem, and weight loss. However, the show doesn't solely rely on these themes to carry the plot, instead opting for more everyday situations and relatable scenarios.

The chemistry between Gardell and McCarthy is one of the show's strongest aspects, as their banter and playful interactions never seem forced or unnatural. The two actors have excellent comedic timing, which adds to the humor of the show. Additionally, the writing is both witty and smart, which keeps the show engaging and entertaining throughout its six seasons.

Overall, Mike & Molly is a well-written and well-acted sitcom that manages to tackle a delicate subject with humor and sensitivity. The show's charm lies in its relatable characters, strong supporting cast, and smart writing. Whether you're a fan of sitcoms or not, Mike & Molly is definitely worth your time.

In conclusion, Mike & Molly is a sitcom that aired on CBS from 2010 to 2016, featuring the lives of two overweight individuals who fall in love. With strong performances and excellent writing, the show manages to handle its delicate subject matter with humor and sensitivity, making it a must-watch for fans of both sitcoms and dramas alike.

Mike & Molly is a series that is currently running and has 6 seasons (127 episodes). The series first aired on September 20, 2010.

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I See Love
13. I See Love
May 16, 2016
Mike (Billy Gardell) and Molly (Melissa McCarthy) and the group have an impromptu get-together to reminisce about everything that has brought them to this point, complete with a final battle between Joyce (Swoosie Kurtz) and Peggy (Rondi Reed).
Curse of the Bambino
12. Curse of the Bambino
May 16, 2016
Carl talks Mike into going with him to visit his psychic and Peggy hauls Molly to her church to pray for something they've all desired.
The Adoption Option
11. The Adoption Option
May 9, 2016
Mike and Molly hope everyone will be on their best behavior when the adoption agency sets up a home visit.
Baby Bump
10. Baby Bump
May 9, 2016
When Mike and Molly discover Frannie hasn't planned for after the baby is born, Molly decides to reunite her with her estranged sister, Maura.
Baby, Please Don't Go
9. Baby, Please Don't Go
May 2, 2016
Molly takes in a past student who is pregnant and homeless.
The Wreck of the Vincent Moranto
8. The Wreck of the Vincent Moranto
May 2, 2016
Mike is upset when Vince bails on finishing a Do-It-Yourself project they started together.
Weekend With Birdie
7. Weekend With Birdie
April 25, 2016
Mike adopts a stray puppy for the weekend but Molly has a hard time getting used to it.
The Good Wife
6. The Good Wife
February 10, 2016
Molly's leisure activities between novels become an issue when Mike wants her to be the perfect homemaker.
Joyce's Will Be Done
5. Joyce's Will Be Done
February 3, 2016
Molly is speechless when Joyce reveals she's left the house to Victoria.
Super Cop
4. Super Cop
January 27, 2016
Mike becomes ultra attentive after his wallet is stolen from the squad car while taking a nap.
Peg O' My Heart Attack
3. Peg O' My Heart Attack
January 20, 2016
Mike blames Molly for Peggy's heart attack, so Molly seeks forgiveness.
One Small Step For Mike
2. One Small Step For Mike
January 13, 2016
Molly hopes a fitness tracking device will encourage Mike to be healthier, but Mike has something else in mind for it.
Cops On The Rocks
1. Cops On The Rocks
January 6, 2016
Mike and Carl attend couples counseling in an attempt to reconcile their partnership. Also, Molly decides to do a promotional radio interview on her own after Peggy decides not to participate.
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Where to Watch Mike & Molly
Mike & Molly is available for streaming on the CBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Mike & Molly on demand at Max, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, FuboTV, Google Play, Apple TV and Hulu.
  • Premiere Date
    September 20, 2010
  • IMDB Rating
    6.5  (27,968)