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Ramy: Season 1 Reviews

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April 25, 2019
Ramy executes its male narratives with wit and precision. It's unfortunate that, so far, the show fails to demonstrate that Muslim women's stories can be more than a sympathetic canvas of unfulfilled dreams.
April 27, 2019
The series derives its soulfulness from the myths that Ramy, his family, and his friends tell themselves and those around them.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 21, 2019
Ramy takes a couple of episode to smooth out its narrative but the wait pays off in big ways.
April 17, 2019
It's initially a slow burn, but through it all, Ramy consistently subverts and redirects expectations, and doesn't hide from tough contradictions.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 17, 2019
Ramy is as funny as it is important as Ramy Youssef juggles with culture, religion and being Egyptian-American in New Jersey.
May 2, 2019
I ended Ramy wanting more. Thankfully, having just been picked up for a second season, that's exactly what we'll get.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
April 19, 2019
Ramy is at its best when the Muslim experience and the millennial experience intersect.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
May 24, 2019
Ramy is an unexpected treat that leads viewers into uncharted territory, all while showcasing diverse talent while never missing a comedic beat.
September 12, 2019
At once entertaining, illuminating and drenched in millennial ennui.
May 20, 2019
Youssef unerringly captures what it's like to grow up as an Arab Muslim in America. Impressively, he does so while providing a multitude of entry points for other communities....
Full Review | Original Score: B-
April 21, 2019
Ramy is a dramedy that shows both a very different and a very familiar America.
March 12, 2019
With a talented, singular voice at the helm that's smart enough to highlight as many universal truths as foreign concepts, Ramy is yet another shining example of why Hollywood needs to keep propping up new, distinct voices.
April 17, 2019
Sometimes surreal, sometimes achingly realistic, Ramy will break your heart and build it up again.
Full Review | Original Score: 9.0/10
April 18, 2019
It's a portrait of an American Muslim family never before seen in a sitcom, because these kinds of characters are never allowed to be this complicated.
Full Review | Original Score: 90/100
April 21, 2019
Part of what makes Ramy work so well is that it's rooted in intensely personal experiences for Ramy.
April 17, 2019
Ramy is a comedy, and it's a good one, but its clear priority is to have the jokes emerge from the characters being so carefully drawn, and from the worldview so frankly explored.
May 13, 2019
By turns thoughtful and didactic, the Hulu show is steeped in tensions that you almost never see on TV.
April 15, 2019
There's a lot of love about Ramy. It's lead is highly entertaining, and the show does follow the cardinal rule of sitcoms which is funny first and funny always.
April 18, 2019
In terms of the stories it chooses to tell,... Ramy feels like nothing else on TV.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
March 12, 2019
"Ramy" resonates because it treats its characters' lives with the utmost compassion.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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