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Swamp Thing: Season 1 (2018-2019)



Critic Consensus: By leaning into the horror of it all, Swamp Thing swims deep into the trenches of this strange world and returns with a scary good TV show.


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When CDC researcher Abby Arcane returns to her childhood home of Houma, Louisiana, in order to investigate a deadly swamp-borne virus, she develops a surprising bond with scientist Alec Holland -- only to have him tragically taken from her. But as powerful forces descend on Houma, intent on exploiting the swamp's mysterious properties for their own purposes, Abby will discover that the swamp holds mystical secrets, both horrifying and wondrous -- and the potential love of her life may not be dead after all.


Ian Ziering
as Dan Cassidy
Crystal Reed
as Abby Arcane
Virginia Madsen
as Maria Sunderland
Andy Bean
as Alec Holland
Henderson Wade
as Matt Cable
Derek Mears
as Swamp Thing
Maria Sten
as Liz Tremayne
Jeryl Prescott
as Madame Xanadu
Jennifer Beals
as Sheriff Lucilia Cable
Will Patton
as Avery Sunderland
Kevin Durand
as Jason Woodrue
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Critic Reviews for Swamp Thing: Season 1

All Critics (32) | Top Critics (2)

There are like four shows competing for air in this swamp, and right now, only one of them is interesting.

May 31, 2019 | Full Review…

There's still a great show in there somewhere, and perhaps one day it might be fully-realised. But for the time being, despite its very capable first half, Swamp Thing is just another show.

August 21, 2019 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

[The finale] wraps up the series well enough under the circumstances, but Swamp Thing deserves better than one single, truncated season.

August 7, 2019 | Rating: 7.3/10 | Full Review…

In its initial form, the series is a messy, sweaty and genuinely scary romp in the swamp that embraces nature's dark side - murderous vines and all.

July 13, 2019 | Full Review…

The greatest strength of episode one by far was its unbelievable use of practical effects.

July 13, 2019 | Full Review…

Wan's new series, which can be especially frightening when it chooses to be, also opts in for more horror than not.

July 13, 2019 | Full Review…

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