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American Vandal: Season 1 (2017)




Critic Consensus: American Vandal pays satirical dividends while also working as a genuinely absorbing mystery that offers thought-provoking commentary on modern entertainment.


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American Vandal is a half-hour true-crime satire that explores the aftermath of a costly high school prank that left twenty-seven faculty cars vandalized with phallic images. Over the course of the eight-episode season, an aspiring sophomore documentarian investigates the controversial and potentially unjust expulsion of troubled senior (and known dick-drawer) Dylan Maxwell. Not unlike its now iconic true-crime predecessors, the addictive American Vandal will leave one question on everyone's minds until the very end: Who drew the dicks?


Tyler Alvarez
as Peter Maldanaldo
Jimmy Tatro
as Dylan Maxwell
Lou Wilson
as Lucas Wiley
Camille Ramsey
as Mackenzie Wagner
Calum Worthy
as Alex Trimboli
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Critic Reviews for American Vandal: Season 1

All Critics (47) | Top Critics (14)

In its own unique way, the show crystallized what it's like to be young in the social media age.

June 14, 2018 | Full Review…

American Vandal frolics through the Docuseries Uncanny Valley and comes out the other side with a loving appreciation of everything that makes these stories so captivating and culturally iconic.

September 1, 2017 | Rating: A | Full Review…

I went into American Vandal's premiere expecting to laugh; I didn't, much. But by the time I got to the sneaks-up-on-you-poignant closing scene of its finale, I was moved.

October 24, 2017 | Full Review…
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The end result is something funny, sad and compelling.

December 3, 2018 | Full Review…

American Vandal is not only one of the funniest series to come to Netflix, but it has a surprising amount of emotional heft that captures the audience.

October 10, 2018 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

From the outset, American Vandal may seem silly, empty and incomprehensible. But, as a symbol of the times, it deserves the opportunity to try to understand the generation portrayed. Because their problems are not so different. [Full Review in Spanish]

July 8, 2018 | Full Review…

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