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The Passage: Season 1 (2019)



Critic Consensus: Strong performances from leads Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Saniyya Sidney can't course correct The Passage's wayward plot and feeble tone.


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Project Noah, a secret medical facility where scientists are experimenting with a dangerous virus that could lead to the cure for all disease, but also carries the potential to wipe out the human race. When a young girl (Saniyya Sidney, "Fences," "Hidden Figures") is chosen to be a test subject, a federal agent (Mark-Paul Gosselaar, "Pitch") is tasked with bringing her in, but ultimately, becomes her surrogate father, determined to protect her at any cost -- even as Project Noah's work threatens to unleash an unimaginable apocalypse.


Mark-Paul Gosselaar
as Brad Wolgast
Saniyya Sidney
as Amy Belafonte
Vincent Piazza
as Clark Richards
Brianne Howey
as Shauna Babcock
Jamie McShane
as Dr. Tim Fanning
Caroline Chikezie
as Dr. Major Nichole Sykes
Emmanuelle Chriqui
as Dr. Lila Kyle
McKinley Belcher III
as Anthony Carter
Henry Ian Cusick
as Dr. Jonas Lear
James Le Gros
as Horace Guilder
Jennifer Ferrin
as Elizabeth Lear
Kecia Lewis-Evans
as Lacey Antoine
Alex Morf
as Simmons
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Critic Reviews for The Passage: Season 1

All Critics (26) | Top Critics (12)

Fox's show sets itself apart by being less negative and relentless than "The Walking Dead."

March 14, 2019 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

Whatever the sci-fi parameters, they're not enough in themselves to sell a series.

February 14, 2019 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

It's a worthy endeavor... But for it to work in the long run, The Passage will need to start balancing the strength of the bond between its two principals with a clearer, stronger sense of the real horror they're facing.

January 14, 2019 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Off to a great start with horror, action, and quality relationships underlying the terror of the end of the world as we know it.

March 22, 2019 | Full Review…

Dramatic horror adaptation has vampires, bloody violence.

January 23, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

If the show can maintain its breakneck speed and continue unspooling the plot at a fast clip without running out of kite string, I expect viewers will still be around to see it.

January 23, 2019 | Full Review…

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