Bomb Girls: Season 1 (2012)


Season 1
Bomb Girls

Critics Consensus

Bomb Girls does an admirable job at depicting the struggles women face in a munitions factory, but the period drama's formulaic approach holds it back.



Critic Ratings: 10


Audience Score

User Ratings: 5
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Air date: Sep 11, 2012

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Peter Outerbridge
as Bob Corbett
Meg Tilly
as Lorna Corbett
Jodi Balfour
as Gladys Witham
Charlotte Hegele
as Kate Andrews
Ali Liebert
as Betty McRae
Antonio Cupo
as Marco Moretti
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Critic Reviews for Bomb Girls Season 1

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (6)

Unfortunately, Bomb Girls is affixed with an oft-overwrought and at times just plain clunky script

Aug 30, 2019 | Rating: C | Full Review…
Top Critic

Bomb Girls isn't a fancy show. It's just a whole bunch of good stories.

Aug 30, 2019 | Full Review…

Despite its tendencies toward era-abuse, Bomb Girls is a ripely enjoyable melodrama that does make use of an interesting and defining time for women.

Aug 30, 2019 | Full Review…

It's such a formulaic drama that, high explosives notwithstanding, it could easily be any old soap, any old where.

Aug 30, 2019 | Full Review…

Bomb Girls, a trite and drab melodrama about women on the WWII homefront who go to work on the dangerous front lines of a munitions factory,

Aug 30, 2019 | Full Review…

Essentially a prime-time soap, Bomb Girls is a well-plotted, smartly written soap that doesn't shy away from, shocking, even gruesome, plot turns in showing the dangers of working in a bomb-making factory.

Aug 30, 2019 | Full Review…

Part docudrama, part soap-opera, Bomb Girls offers an entertaining interpretation of Canadian factory women's experiences during WWII, which includes doing the jobs that the men usually did, and coping with having loved ones go to war.

Aug 29, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

There was tremendous potential with Bomb Girls. The idea is fine and the execution of the look is extraordinary. But the strained mimicking of melodrama from the 1940s and 1950s sinks it.

Aug 30, 2019 | Full Review…

Bomb Girls is a surprisingly satisfying addition to the Reelz lineup.

Aug 30, 2019 | Full Review…
Top Critic

This Canadian series isn't just turning out artillery shells -- it's peddling pure soap.

Aug 29, 2019 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Bomb Girls: Season 1

  • Mar 03, 2019
    Strong start setting up the development of all the characters

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