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Euphoria: Season 1 (2019)




Critic Consensus: Though at times hard to watch, Euphoria balances its brutal honesty with an empathetic -- and visually gorgeous -- eye to create a uniquely challenging and illuminating series, held together by a powerfully understated performance from Zendaya.


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Following a group of high school students as they navigate love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, trauma and social media.


as Rue Bennett
Maude Apatow
as Lexi Howard
Eric Dane
as Cal Jacobs
Alexa Demie
as Maddy Perez
Jacob Elordi
as Nate Jacobs
Barbie Ferreira
as Kat Hernandez
Nika King
as Leslie Bennett
Storm Reid
as Gia Bennett
Hunter Schafer
as Jules Vaughn
Sydney Sweeney
as Cassie Howard
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Critic Reviews for Euphoria: Season 1

All Critics (92) | Top Critics (33)

But getting "real" doesn't have to mean diving head first into a cesspool of drugs, profanity, promiscuity and a borderline indifference to it all. That's where Euphoria so far fails not only itself, but the many impressionable youth.

December 12, 2019 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
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A coming-of-age show caked in glittery hedonism...

August 5, 2019 | Full Review…

It's heated up, it's blunt, it's lurid - but artfully so.

August 1, 2019 | Full Review…

Trolling the Family Research Council with graphic scenes of underage sex, violence, and drug use is easy to do. What's harder is using the same kind of imagery and action to make a point, or a change.

June 19, 2019 | Full Review…

That it's easy to buy into Euphoria's nihilistic vision of adolescence as distilled misery says more about us than it does about teenagers: Some people just love a good scare.

June 17, 2019 | Full Review…
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The series is certainly aesthetically pleasing and well-directed, with smooth camera work that boosts the characters' interior lives. But the writing is shaky, filled with clunky lines and not-so-twisty plot twists.

June 13, 2019 | Full Review…

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