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Psych: Season 1 (2006-2007)




Critic Consensus: Its premise is sure to draw comparisons to Monk, and Psych's lead character that is an acquired taste at best.


Air date: Jul 7, 2006
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Tv Season Info

Creator Steve Franks' comedic entry into the crime-solving genre follows the investigative efforts of fake psychic Shawn Spencer (James Roday) and his childhood pal and sidekick Burton "Gus" Guster (Dulé Hill). Though Shawn has top-notch observational skills and the keen instincts necessary to become a detective, he also has a free-spirited, goofy side that prevents him from pursuing a serious career in police work, much to the chagrin of his father Henry (Corbin Bernsen). A former detective, … More

Network: USA
Premiere Date: Jul 7, 2006
Executive Producers: , ,
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James Roday
as Shawn Spencer
Dulé Hill
as Burton `Gus' Guster
Corbin Bernsen
as Henry Spencer
Timothy Omundson
as Carlton Lassiter, De...
Maggie Lawson
as Juliet O'Hara
Kirsten Nelson
as Chief Karen Vick, Ka...
George Takei
as Himself
Kurtwood Smith
as Captain Connors
Ashley Williams
as Trish Connors
Nicole Lyn
as Jessica
Michael St. John
as Mort Crocker
Gardiner Millar
as Ranger De Soto
Kathleen Duborg
as Mary Vallery
Dan Luria
as Mr. Peterson
Isaah Brown
as Young Gus
Kris Lemche
as Brandon
Ryan Robbins
as Stallings
Debra Mooney
as Mrs. Lassiter
Rachel Pattee
as Young Trish
Liam James
as Young Shawn
Chris W. Martin
as J.P. Berger
Lara Gilchrist
as Sabrina Vito
Karen Kruper
as Ms. Bodansky
David Kopp
as Kellen
Lisa Banes
as Mrs. Crocker
John Treleaven
as Cop Buddy
Amanda Lisman
as Doreen Fumbar
Kity Dam
as Delilah
Viv Leacock
as Desk Sergeant
Sonia Mais
as Grandmother
Enid-Raye Adams
as Pharmacist
Robin Richardson
as Player No. 1
Troy Rudolph
as Doctor No. 2
Ryan Bauer
as Mike McMillan
Aleera Jiwa
as Mirabehn
Rob Daly
as Ronnie
Byron Lucas
as Organizer
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Better show title? Monk for Morons.

Full Review… | July 7, 2006
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

Can you enjoy a show without liking the main character? Psych puts that unnecessary challenge to viewers.

Full Review… | July 7, 2006
Orlando Sentinel
Top Critic

Unlike Monk, a gently comic character coping with mental illness, Roday's just an overgrown kid. Who needs him?

Full Review… | July 7, 2006
People Magazine

The lighthearted Psych charms even as it duplicates the structure and tone of Monk.

Full Review… | July 7, 2006
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

As with Monk, the crime is largely an afterthought. Psych similarly serves up murder as a fluffy souffle, but what a tasty way to end the week.

Full Review… | July 7, 2006
TV Guide

Psych, a new detective series on USA, is bipolar: inventive one minute and ploddingly formulaic the next.

Full Review… | July 7, 2006
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

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