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The fall's worst TV shows: A slideshow
Tim Allen's castrated comedy and a "dismal" take on the Playboy Club's 1960s roots are among the lowlights of the upcoming TV season
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fter a summer of hypeThe Playboy Club finally premiered Monday night on NBC. Judging by reaction to the pilot (one critic called it "dismal"), the drama about the birth of the famous gentleman's club is an early frontrunner for fall's worst new show. From lame men-are-from-Mars sitcoms (welcome back to TV, Tim Allen?) to an offensively unfunny new "comedy" from Whitney Cummings, here are a few of the other contenders:

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