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Bunheads: Season 1 (2012-2013)



Critic Consensus: Smart, sharp, and effortlessly charming, Bunheads is a captivating blend of drama and comedy that succeeds on the strength of a terrific ensemble cast.


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The lone season of "Bunheads" follows, Michelle Simms, a Las Vegas showgirl (Sutton Foster) as she moves to her new husband's small town and mentors ballet students at her mother-in-law Fanny's (Kelly Bishop) dance school. Michelle's misadventures while adjusting to life in the small town include joyriding, dealing with difficult a barista and going back to college.


Sutton Foster
as Michelle Simms
Kelly Bishop
as Fanny Flowers
Kaitlyn Jenkins
as Boo, Boo Jordan
Julia Goldani Telles
as Sasha, Sasha Torres
Bailey Buntain
as Ginny, Ginny Thompson
Emma Dumont
as Melanie, Melanie Segal
Stacey Oristano
as Truly Stone
Alan Ruck
as Hubbell Flowers
Hunter Foster
as Scotty Simms
Liza Weil
as Milly
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Critic Reviews for Bunheads: Season 1

All Critics (26) | Top Critics (18)

The latest project from Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherman-Palladino was, like its predecessor, about relationships that felt real, earnest and completely devoid of cynicism.

October 23, 2018 | Full Review…

The show combined [show creator Amy] Sherman-Palladino's famous banter and the personal drama that makes you care about characters. Plus, some of the dance sequences are incredible.

June 29, 2018 | Full Review…

Skip it, you'll be missing a show that is beautiful and sweet, funny and touching.

June 9, 2012 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Bunheads so far remains fresh and different.

December 31, 2012 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Bunheads hasn't quite found its footing, but shows great promise thanks more to the cast and crew than to the initial hour.

June 11, 2012 | Full Review…

Bunheads presses ahead at a fresher rhythm.

June 11, 2012 | Full Review…
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