Berlin Station: Season 1 (2016 - 2017)

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Season 1
Berlin Station

Critics Consensus

Berlin Station marks EPIX's first foray into scripted series with a respectable outing that provides reliable -- if not groundbreaking -- thrills.

60%

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Critic Ratings: 15

92%

Audience Score

User Ratings: 166
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Episodes

1
Air date: Oct 16, 2016
2
Air date: Oct 23, 2016
3
Air date: Oct 30, 2016
4
Air date: Nov 6, 2016
5
Air date: Nov 13, 2016
6
Air date: Nov 20, 2016
7
Air date: Nov 27, 2016
8
Air date: Dec 4, 2016
9
Air date: Dec 11, 2016
10
Air date: Dec 18, 2016

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The EPIX Original Series BERLIN STATION, a contemporary spy series consisting of 10 one-hour episodes, follows Daniel Miller, (Richard Armitage), who has just arrived at the CIA station in Berlin, Germany. Miller has a clandestine mission: to determine the identity of a now-famous whistleblower masquerading as "Thomas Shaw." Guided by jaded veteran Hector DeJean (Rhys Ifans) Daniel learns to contend with the rough-and-tumble world of the field officer -- agent-running, deception, danger and moral compromises. As he dives deeper into the German capital's hall of mirrors and uncovers the threads of a conspiracy that leads back to Washington, Daniel wonders: Can anyone ever be the same after a posting to Berlin?

Cast

Richard Armitage
as Daniel Miller
Michelle Forbes
as Valerie Edwards
Richard Jenkins
as Steven Frost
Rhys Ifans
as Hector DeJean
Leland Orser
as Robert Kirsch
Tamlyn Tomita
as Sandra Abe
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Critic Reviews for Berlin Station Season 1

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (8)

It is disappointingly light on hokum, weighed down rather by seriousness and its ambition to rival the best.

Oct 25, 2018 | Full Review…

Berlin Station so far looks like a series worth riding out, with Jenkins, Armitage, Ifans and Forbes all making strong contributions to the cause.

Oct 14, 2016 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Top Critic

Berlin Station... has too little thrills of any kind.

Oct 12, 2016 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

It's a solid cast, but apart from the always reliable Jenkins, rarely do any of these actors do much to stand out.

Dec 6, 2018 | Rating: 5.2/10 | Full Review…

This is absolutely worth sticking with, much more than the sum of its parts.

Oct 30, 2018 | Full Review…

Sleazier than most is CIA man Hector DeJean, played with a persuasive air of moral corruption by Rhys Ifans.

Oct 26, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Sometime toward the end of the first episode, the show hits critical mass and turns mesmerizing and addictive.

Oct 28, 2016 | Full Review…

Filmed in Berlin and Spain's Canary Islands, Berlin Station has the right look and feel of a great spycraft series, but it lacks the drive or urgency of a show like Homeland.

Oct 27, 2016 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

The Berlin office teems with manipulative, power-grabbing operatives who have their own agendas, well played by the likes of Richard Jenkins, Michelle Forbes and Rhys Ifans.

Oct 14, 2016 | Full Review…

This is a show that wants to be complex but winds up being convoluted instead.

Dec 6, 2018 | Rating: D- | Full Review…

As rookie efforts go, it's more than solid.

Oct 28, 2016 | Full Review…

Making something that's just OK or even pretty good is not good enough in the oversaturated world of television today.

Oct 17, 2016 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Berlin Station: Season 1

  • Jul 16, 2019
    one of the best shows on tv. please keep it going.
  • Mar 05, 2019
    Action packed yes. Fast moving sometimes. However, if agents as stupid as this worked for The west, we would all be speaking Russian.
  • Jan 27, 2019
    Great pace of action and drama. Just enough to follow effortlessly. Thoroughly enjoy.
  • Jan 06, 2019
    Great Show with loads of thrills and spy action. At the moment I’m watching episode 6 and I’m really excited and looking forward how this season is going to end.
  • Dec 30, 2018
    Great plot! Never a dull moment!
  • Dec 15, 2018
    Brilliant slow burn episode 7 series 1 best So far
  • Oct 15, 2018
    Thought the show got off to a good start and kept it going while they developed the characters and storyline. Thus far I've enjoyed this one and look forward to next season.
  • Jan 05, 2018
    excel thriller , excellent thriller, excellent characters
  • Dec 25, 2017
    I don't believe it- I binged on 19 episodes over 7 days - like a good book I couldn't put it down. Loved every minute of it.
  • Nov 29, 2017
    Spy's, Berlin, great cast, excellent plots, beautiful German woman, gun battles, traitors, and more...love this show.

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