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Unsolved Mysteries: Season 1 (2020)



Critic Consensus: Unsolved Mysteries' latest reboot is slick and features compelling cases, but fails to live up to the original's spookiness and gets lost in the current sea of true crime offerings.


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The iconic series UNSOLVED MYSTERIES is back! Fusing signature elements from the original series with contemporary immersive, character-driven storytelling, the 12 new episodes are rooted in the experiences of ordinary people who have lived the unthinkable -- from the trauma of a loved one's unexplained disappearance or horrific death, to the shock of a bizarre paranormal encounter. Alongside detectives and journalists, family members offer clues, present theories, and identify suspects, hoping one viewer holds the key to solving the mystery.

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All Critics (23) | Top Critics (7)

The fact that the show is back is great, but it needs to do something to situate itself as "Unsolved Mysteries" and not another quasi-HBO documentary series. Change can be good, but sometimes you shouldn't mess with what has already worked.

July 2, 2020 | Rating: C | Full Review…

Our true crime obsession has gotten a bit more serious, and Netflix's Unsolved Mysteries is more than ready to satisfy it.

July 1, 2020 | Full Review…

The mysteries this new version discusses are fascinating.

July 1, 2020 | Full Review…

The reboot argues loudly to keep the series going, with Netflix taking a calculated risk that will pay off with the fans.

June 30, 2020 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

This version of Unsolved Mysteries is crisp and watchable, but it fails to live up to the original's unique spookiness.

June 29, 2020 | Full Review…

The original series is near and dear to its legion of fans. A revival was always going to be risky. Netflix pulls it off by using the old formula with enough tweaks to make it work for today's audience.

June 29, 2020 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

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