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Prodigy: Season 1 (2020)



Critic Consensus: Prodigy's profiles are undoubtedly inspiring, but it's young athletic stars deserve a more in depth series.


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Hosted by Megan Rapinoe, each episode highlights one Prodigy's unprecedented athletic accomplishments, while also diving deep into their origin stories to introduce the Prodigies to the world in a powerful, unique way. Each episode will inspire not only sports fans, but fans of the human experience, all while honoring the villages that helped them earn the numerous National, World and Olympic Championships they have obtained early in their young careers.


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Critic Reviews for Prodigy: Season 1

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (5)

It's an effort to do in-depth sports profiles one step before they usually happen, and to identify what it looks like as someone transitions from an ordinary good athlete to potentially A Big Deal.

April 6, 2020 | Full Review…
Top Critic

As with many of the "real life" shows here the quibi does little to appeal to viewers beyond the already faithful, but sports fans, particularly those who enjoy seeing the behind the scenes realities for athletes, will enjoy.

May 13, 2020 | Full Review…

Meet the sports stars of tomorrow! Handsomely produced - it's chockfull of slow-motion shots of athletes doing their thing - Prodigy has an HBO Real Sports vibe to it, but it's far too dry for its own good.

May 13, 2020 | Full Review…

Prodigy is an engaging bite-sized sports docuseries that highlights some of the best athletes in the world.

May 13, 2020 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

"Prodigy" thrives because of these small touches and will serve as a public introduction for future household names.

May 13, 2020 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

The portraits are deeply moving and personal, even if they have a tendency to veer toward adoration. Rapinoe only appears at the beginning of each episode to introduce the young athlete. Then she's gone, which seems a waste.

April 6, 2020 | Full Review…

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