Bosch: Season 3 (2017 - 2018)

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Critics Consensus

Bosch's third season maintains the series' mastery over mystery, deftly interweaving story strands as sprawling as a Los Angeles intersection.

100%

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Critic Ratings: 10

96%

Audience Score

User Ratings: 118
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Episodes

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Air date: Apr 21, 2017
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Air date: Apr 21, 2017
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Air date: Apr 21, 2017
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Air date: Apr 21, 2017
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Air date: Apr 21, 2017
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Air date: Apr 21, 2017
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Air date: Apr 21, 2017
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Air date: Apr 21, 2017
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Air date: Apr 21, 2017
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Air date: Apr 21, 2017

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Cast

Titus Welliver
as Harry Bosch
Jamie Hector
as Jerry Edgar
Amy Aquino
as Lt. Grace Billets
Lance Reddick
as Deputy Chief Irvin Irving
Madison Lintz
as Maddie Bosch
Annie Wersching
as Julia Brasher
Jason Gedrick
as Raynard Waits
Sarah Clarke
as Eleanor Wish
Mark Derwin
as Captain Harvey Pounds
Jeri Ryan
as Veronica Allen
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Critic Reviews for Bosch Season 3

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (1)

It is so well engineered by its formidable creative team that it is like a ferocious fresh start for anyone coming to it for the first time.

Dec 11, 2018 | Full Review…

The show is getting better at dangling loose ends that may never be tied up. It is almost as though the creators of the series, like the characters on the screen, are making it up as they go along and aren't able to control everything that happens.

Dec 11, 2018 | Full Review…

I don't think there's anything better for binging on TV right now, and no show feels more comfortable with the length of its seasons.

Dec 11, 2018 | Full Review…

While the series boasts a good cast, it's Welliver's show. He brings a solid presence to the character of Bosch.

Dec 11, 2018 | Full Review…

It's definitely a different Harry Bosch than fans are used to.

Aug 26, 2018 | Full Review…

The first episode extends or introduces at least four distinct story lines, and it's a sign of the meticulousness with which the series is planned and plotted that one of them is being put in place for use in Season 4.

Jun 6, 2017 | Full Review…

After a second-season letdown, Bosch is back and filled with energy and quirky characters, continuing some previous story-lines and mining the books for some new ones.

May 2, 2017 | Full Review…

Bosch, as always, is at the center of the intricate plot.

Apr 25, 2017 | Full Review…

The second season and now the third aren't exact translations of the books, but they feel to me both like the Harry Bosch from the page and like a very solid TV cop drama.

Apr 19, 2017 | Full Review…

Bosch's pacing and plotting may drag at times, but in its third season the show remains as one of the best ongoing detective series.

Apr 13, 2017 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Bosch: Season 3

  • Aug 22, 2019
    So good, each season stays compelling!
  • Jun 23, 2019
    Right mix of action, realism and humor
  • May 22, 2019
    Season three going strong. Very watchable series. Just starting series 4.
  • Sep 23, 2018
    Another solid series — perfect casting!
  • May 17, 2018
    Great show! great cast! love the books.
  • Apr 20, 2018
    So good we watched it three times. I like how J. Edgar is portrayed here versus the book series, too. Titus is now very defini synonymous with Harry bosch.
  • Jan 30, 2018
    Best show ever! all 3 seasons +++++++
  • Oct 21, 2017
    The show surprised me again, it just got better. Now don’t get me wrong, if you aren’t interested in a trope-y cop noire series, then you still don’t want to watch this. My complaints in the past though have been addressed in a few ways. It isn’t just about Bosch anymore. He is still the main star, he will always be the main star, however we get to learn more about his partner, about the other cops and about Irving. The plot isn’t just about his mother. Oh, it is about his mother, but there are so many other plots, relationships, and encounters that you don’t feel quite so overwhelmed by it. To be fair though, I really dislike his ex-wife’s plot involving working for the FBI. I could do without her completely, and definitely without it. The show is very serialized, meaning the episodes bleed into each other. I know what happened in the season, but I would be hard pressed to point at the specific episode it happened in. The show is good at the long form of writing, but I am spoiled with most of my shows and sometimes wish there would be that “oh shit” episode. Pros: The writing is getting better. Cons: Repeat of season 2: Dear god can we stop with the murdered mother storyline? I hear they are writing season 4. I am definitely in on it.
  • Jul 18, 2017
    Another superb season that finds Bosch investigating the death of a war vet while preparing for the murder trial of a popular movie director, all which forces him to cross a line he can't come back from. Titus Welliver continues to shine as Bosch, playing him as straight-arrow detective who believes homicide investigation should be mission but compromises his own beliefs when he does something pretty disturbing. He gets great support from the rest of the cast, particularly Jamie Hector as his reliable partner & Madison Lintz as his daughter, both who challenge him at every turn. Behind the camera, the show runners craft another tense yet realistic crime series, notably in that Bosch, like most real-life detectives, work multiple cases as one time, and has to deal with office politics more than actually solving cases. Plus, at ten episodes, the season never feels too long and keeps you waiting for the next one. Overall, one of the best cop shows in years and a must for any Amazon Prime viewer.
  • Jul 02, 2017
    This show is firing on all cylinders

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