Beauty and the Beast: Season 1 - Rotten Tomatoes

Beauty and the Beast: Season 1 (2012-2013)




Critic Consensus: A thoroughly middling romantic fantasy series, Beauty and the Beast suffers from a silly premise, mediocre writing, and bland characterization.


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An unlikely romance blooms between a homicide detective and a man with supernatural powers in the first series of this drama. While investigating a murder case, Cat (Kristin Kreuk) stumbles upon the trail of Vincent (Jay Ryan), a mysterious ex-soldier who was thought to be dead. As the two get to know each other, Cat discovers that Vincent holds clues about her mother's death. Meanwhile, Cat must help Vincent avoid capture by the dangerous company that was responsible for his mutant transformation. Other series regulars in Series 1 include Nina Lisandrello, Max Brown, Brian White and Austin Basis.


Kristin Kreuk
as Catherine Chandler
Jay Ryan
as Vincent Keller
Brian J. White
as Joe Bishop
Austin Basis
as J.T. Forbes
Max Brown
as Evan Marks
Nicole Gale Anderson
as Heather Chandler
Nina Lisandrello
as Tess Vargas
Rob Stewart
as Mr. Chandler
Mädchen Amick
as Lois Whitworth
Max Schneider
as Pop Star
Jeremy Glazer
as Dr. Michael Walters
Alex Carter
as Zachary Holt
Jenn Proske
as Clarissa
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Critic Reviews for Beauty and the Beast: Season 1

All Critics (30) | Top Critics (17)

It's such a natural it's downright devilish. Or, if you will, beastly.

October 11, 2012 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Absent a compelling core romance, and absent a passably beast-like beast, you're left with a sodden police procedural.

October 11, 2012 | Full Review…
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Kreuk and Ryan keep their faces straight and their bodies hard, which is what CW shows are mostly about, and all in all, it could be a lot dumber than it is.

October 11, 2012 | Full Review…

It's entertaining enough.

October 11, 2012 | Full Review…

There's no scene-to-scene logic, just looking and yearning and styling to sad rock music.

October 11, 2012 | Full Review…

Beauty and the Beast won't hurt all that much to watch, but the dialogue and plot stretches can add up to a lot of little ows.

October 11, 2012 | Rating: C | Full Review…
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