Boomerang: Season 1 (2018 - 2019)

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Season 1
Boomerang

Critics Consensus

Boomerang succeeds as both an affectionate continuation of its cinematic forebear and a modern reimagining with an engaging ensemble who excel at the smart repartee brought by creators Ben Cory Jones and Lena Waithe.

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Critic Ratings: 12

70%

Audience Score

User Ratings: 38

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Episodes

1
Air date: Feb 12, 2019
2
Air date: Feb 12, 2019
3
Air date: Feb 19, 2019
4
Air date: Feb 26, 2019
5
Air date: Mar 5, 2019
6
Air date: Mar 12, 2019
7
Air date: Mar 19, 2019
8
Air date: Mar 26, 2019
9
Air date: Apr 2, 2019
10
Air date: Apr 9, 2019

Tv Season Info

Cast

Tetona Jackson
as Simone Graham
Tequan Richmond
as Bryson Broyer
Leland Martin
as Ari Thomas
Lala Milan
as Tia Reed
RJ Walker
as David Wright
Brittany Inge
as Crystal Garrett
Paula Newsome
as Victoria Johnson
Dreezy
as Shaunte "Tay-Tay" Hawkins
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Critic Reviews for Boomerang Season 1

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (7)

It's great to see a show centered on upwardly mobile blacks, although an early scene in a strip joint seems out of place. The dramedy is much more appealing when it takes you into the boardroom or eavesdrops on the group's game night.

Feb 14, 2019 | Full Review…

The epitome of Millennial cool - stylish and ambitious, but not willing to be defined in any traditional way.

Feb 13, 2019 | Rating: B | Full Review…
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Boomerang is sharply detailed, a relatable portrait of young friendship twenty years into the 21st century.

Feb 12, 2019 | Full Review…

The humor has a gentle bite to it.

Feb 12, 2019 | Full Review…

Unlike the movie, the series has both a male and female lead, while also offering more nuanced stories about religion, mental illness and sexuality.

Feb 12, 2019 | Full Review…

Boomerang does a solid job establishing its own universe, while peppering in enough Easter eggs to keep fans of the original happy. It's always nice when kids show respect for their elders.

Feb 12, 2019 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

The vibe here is much more laid-back than the film's, but the world feels instantly realized and immersive. And the chemistry between Jackson and Richmond is at the right level for whatever slow play Waithe has in mind.

Feb 12, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Relaxed sequel has strong content, challenges stereotypes.

Mar 6, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

I couldn't be more excited to have Lena Waithe's creativity out there pulling for us.

Feb 20, 2019 | Full Review…

it's a tale tightly told, rather you're a fan of the Boomerang of not. In fact, I would say... it might work even better if you never saw the film... the bones are strong on this one.

Feb 13, 2019 | Full Review…

The razor-sharp, fast-paced dialogue often sounds like a set of trending topics on Black Twitter, but it doesn't come off as pandering; it feels authentic and relevant.

Feb 13, 2019 | Full Review…

It's fun to see the basic tenets of the movie filtered through Lena Waithe's worldview.

Feb 13, 2019 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Boomerang: Season 1

  • Apr 10, 2019
    We love this show!!! Lena Waithe did it again! I also love that Halle Berry came back around full circle. Boomerang is a classic and I am much more interest in knowing what happened to the characters after the happy ending. Marcus stayed a dog huh? Welll... I'm Looking forward to seeing Halles character in cameos as the mother of a young woman. Holding my breathe for season 2. ����
  • Mar 25, 2019
    It's not a perfect series but it visualizes young adults in a great way showing that there are those of this generation trying to make it to the top tiers and it also thanks to great writing and performances that this show can be around for a while.
  • Feb 19, 2019
    Very Very Refreshing. The perfect release of a show during Black History Month. Love all the new actors and actresses debuted in the show. Definitely gonna be a show I will be tuning into every episode. Personally
  • Feb 19, 2019
    Great show! New and hip for millennials, but still pays homage to the film. ItÂ?â??s a show both young and ones familiar with the film will love!

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