9-1-1: Season 1 (2018)

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Season 1
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Critics Consensus

9-1-1 occasionally veers into melodrama, but is redeemed with a top-tier cast, adrenaline-pumping action, and a dash of trashy camp that pushes the show into addictive guilty pleasure territory.

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Critic Ratings: 33

74%

Audience Score

User Ratings: 336

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Episodes

1
Air date: Jan 3, 2018
2
Air date: Jan 10, 2018
3
Air date: Jan 17, 2018
4
Air date: Jan 24, 2018
5
Air date: Jan 31, 2018
6
Air date: Feb 7, 2018
7
Air date: Feb 28, 2018
8
Air date: Mar 7, 2018
9
Air date: Mar 14, 2018
10
Air date: Mar 21, 2018

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Tv Season Info

The first season of "911" introduces and follows the lives of a team of Los Angeles City first responders: LAPD patrol sergeant Athena Grant (Angela Bassett), LAFD Captain Bobby Nash (Peter Krause), 911 operator Abby Clark (Connie Britton), and firefighters Evan "Buck" Buckley (Oliver Stark), Howie "Chimney" Han (Kenneth Choi), and Henrietta "Hen" Wilson (Aisha Hinds). Athena deals with the disintegration of her marriage after her husband Michael (Rockmond Dunbar) comes out as gay. Bobby struggles with alcoholism, while Abby strives to meet the needs of her dementia-stricken mother. Chimney fights for his life after an accident on the job, Buck works up the nerve to ask Abby on a date, and Hen faces the impact of granting her ex-girlfriend a favor on her marriage.

Cast

Angela Bassett
as Athena Grant
Connie Britton
as Abby Clark
Peter Krause
as Bobby Nash
Oliver Stark
as Evan "Buck" Buckley
Aisha Hinds
as Henrietta "Hen" Wilson
Kenneth Choi
as Howie "Chimney" Han
Cocoa Brown
as Carla Price
Marcanthonee Reis
as Harry Grant
Oscar Nunez
as Guillermo
Genneya Walton
as Laila Creedy
Doug Savant
as Matthew Clark
Tracie Thoms
as Karen Wilson
Connie Massiah
as May Grant
Heather Mazur
as Beth Clark
Todd Williams
as Aaron Brooks
Ivar Brogger
as Dr. Irving
Claudia Christian
as Capt. Maynard
Colby French
as Det. Marks
John Marshall Jones
as Dave Morrissey
Ross Partridge
as Daniel Cooper
Sophia Brown
as Candace Creedy
Shannon Lorance
as Malina Cooper
Michael Dempsey
as Officer Dowers
J.D. Walsh
as Officer Gerrard
Tyler Francavilla
as Bill Parsons
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News & Interviews for 9-1-1: Season 1

Critic Reviews for 9-1-1 Season 1

All Critics (33) | Top Critics (16)

With the counterbalance of performances that are going for something much more honest, the show can have its cake, eat it too and send it crashing through three floors of a poorly constructed wedding venue.

Feb 7, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The Fox procedural 911 is absolutely impossible to watch with a straight face, despite the earnest attempts of its A-list cast.

Jan 3, 2018 | Rating: D | Full Review…
Top Critic

And the show has other stars: the emergencies themselves. Each of the three in the pilot episode is introduced like a graphic on the local evening news, with an audio wave and subtitles adorning each call to Britton's operator.

Jan 3, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

9-1-1 is insufferable, but it's also watchable. Take your pick of "-ables."

Dec 29, 2017 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
Top Critic

... there's nothing particularly graphic or daring.

Dec 29, 2017 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

To be honest, I'm not quite sure whether I am meant to be sitting on the edge of my seat, biting my nails, or rolling around on the floor, laughing. And, in the end, I'm not really doing any of it. Or caring an awful lot.

Aug 16, 2018 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Part of the fun is watching the writers create some unbelievable emergencies for the characters to face.

Nov 18, 2018 | Rating: 3.0/4 | Full Review…

It turns out she would, kind of. 9-1-1 is a procedural in the sense that each episode involves multiple rescues by the first responders, but it's just so off-the-wall that I refuse to believe this is what's happening on like, Chicago Fire.

Mar 7, 2018 | Full Review…

All season long we have watched the wonderfully complex members of the LAPD, LAFD, and 9-1-1 dispatch grow and come together.

Jun 19, 2018 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

I'm here to convince you that this trashy show is spectacular and that you must immediately begin watching this nonsense.

Feb 13, 2018 | Full Review…

The show is never not walking a tightrope between pulp absurdity and grave life-and-death drama, and to its credit, the pilot episode is really good at knowing when to pick a side.

Jan 25, 2018 | Full Review…

This show is wild as hell.

Jan 22, 2018 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for 9-1-1: Season 1

  • Jun 09, 2020
    A great setup, not as good as the later seasons but still fun
  • Jun 04, 2020
    Despair, adrenaline, creativity and emotion are all that the new series offers us: "9-1-1"
  • May 14, 2020
    I really really liked this show. Watched season 1, but in the 5th episode, too many controversial themes started emerging. Lost interest...
  • Feb 07, 2020
    Awesome show! Love that they cover spirituality, prayer & church. Wholesome content & love the show!
  • Feb 04, 2020
    This show is refreshingly good. It's got a bit of everything from drama to procedural. It's a great show to just get lost in.
  • Jan 24, 2020
    Might be the most fast paced, dramatic, awful script I've ever witnessed.
  • Jan 12, 2020
    I really truly loved this show....at first. No matter what I do, I cannot connect to one of the lead firefighters back story. It's awful, criminal and he is no hero. Yet everyone sees him as such. I watched into a bit of the second season and just could not get passed it 🤷🏻‍♀️ I have not watched it since
  • Jan 07, 2020
    Corny. Boring. Dim. Goofy. Silly. Dumb. Unrealistic. Gross characterizations. Vomit. Angela Bassett is the Captain Kirk of overacting.
  • Nov 11, 2019
    It is an incredible television series, it is touching, it is funny, exciting and with a great cast of actors.
  • Oct 18, 2019
    It's a flawed show for sure but it's highly entertaining. Sometimes it's beyond ridiculous but that's TV today. The best part of this show is that they do a nice job developing characters. Thus far every one has had a "Character's name begins" where they explain how they came to their job. The cast is incredible. Angela Bassett is the best looking 60 year old woman on earth and I don't know if a woman has played a cop better since Regina King in Southland. Also enjoy Kenneth Choi among other supporting characters. I'm disappointed they lost connie Britton -- her replacement Jennifer Love Hewitt has never been a particularly great actress but she has a strong performance every now and then.

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