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Home Before Dark: Season 1 (2020)



Critic Consensus: Home Before Dark's central mystery is more intriguing than its mawkish writing lets on, but Brooklyn Prince's fiercely dedicated performance more than makes up for any narrative shortcomings.


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A dramatic mystery series inspired by the reporting of young investigative journalist Hilde Lysiak, and directed and executive produced by Jon M. Chu. "Home Before Dark" follows a young girl who moves from Brooklyn to the small lakeside town her father left behind. While there, her dogged pursuit of the truth leads her to unearth a cold case that everyone in town, including her own father, tried hard to bury.


Brooklynn Prince
as Hilde Lysiak
Kylie Rogers
as Izzy Lisko
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All Critics (30) | Top Critics (11)

Home Before Dark has all the hallmarks of excellent family entertainment.

March 31, 2020 | Full Review…

Hilde and the mystery of Richie Fife is, unsurprisingly, what keeps "Home Before Dark" such a compelling watch. Brooklyn Prince's passion for the role is evident, especially in the moments she has to stand up to the town sheriff.

April 3, 2020 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Home Before Dark feels like a Nickelodeon series with prestige drama aspirations. There are few pleasures to be found here for adults.

July 24, 2020 | Full Review…

Home Before Dark really needed to make a better case for itself to stay outdoors.

April 2, 2020 | Full Review…

Too dark to be a family show, even though it has a family at the core, "Home Before Dark" offers a dark mystery plot instead.

April 1, 2020 | Full Review…

A satisfying mix of Harriet the Spy and Making a Murderer.

April 1, 2020 | Full Review…

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