Carmen Sandiego: Season 1 (2019)

Season 1
Carmen Sandiego

Critics Consensus

Vivid animation and creative reconstruction of the Carmen Sandiego backstory elevates this property beyond its edutainment roots.



Critic Ratings: 14


Audience Score

User Ratings: 97
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Air date: Jan 18, 2019
Air date: Jan 18, 2019
Air date: Jan 18, 2019
Air date: Jan 18, 2019
Air date: Jan 18, 2019
Air date: Jan 18, 2019
Air date: Jan 18, 2019
Air date: Jan 18, 2019
Air date: Jan 18, 2019

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Gina Rodriguez
as Carmen Sandiego
Finn Wolfhard
as Player
Abby Trott
as Ivy
Rafael Petardi
as Chase Divineaux
Dawnn Lewis
as Chief
Liam O'Brien
as Professor Maelstrom/Vlad/Boris
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Critic Reviews for Carmen Sandiego Season 1

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (1)

The show is richer for not setting up a simple showdown of brains versus brawn.

Jan 22, 2019 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

With its subtle use of factoids and the flavors of world cultures abounding throughout, the show hooked me in with a globe-trotting narrative of secrets and revelations...

Feb 11, 2019 | Rating: 9.0/10 | Full Review…

Although this is an animated series, this is show is made for all ages. It's adventurous and funnier than you might expect, thanks to the help and comedic timing of Carmen's Bostonian brother and sister sidekick duo.

Feb 1, 2019 | Full Review…

As stylish as the animation style is, none of the characters (Carmen aside) have much going for them, and the writing is lazy and generally lacks wit.

Feb 1, 2019 | Rating: 5/10 | Full Review…

The original Carmen Sandiego existed to teach kids about the borders that make up the countries that make up our globe. Netflix's Carmen Sandiego exists celebrate the humanity that makes up the world.

Jan 29, 2019 | Full Review…

Netflix's Carmen Sandiego is more interested in delivering action and high-tech fights in exotic locales than creating programming that's both educational and entertaining.

Jan 28, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Netflix is also smart enough not to give us all the keys to Carmen's mysterious past, instead leaving us eager for the second season the streaming service is sure to provide.

Jan 28, 2019 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

Viewers young and old can expect to be captivated by the slick animation and intriguing mysteries, but this series also reminds us to look outside ourselves.

Jan 23, 2019 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

Children who want a little action and adventure should get some enjoyment from it, but it'll be hard to entice anyone older.

Jan 23, 2019 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

The animation is fabulous, the stories have a light sense of humor that match the caper-filled plots, and the information about each country might be surprising to even adult viewers.

Jan 18, 2019 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Carmen Sandiego: Season 1

  • Mar 30, 2019
    Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego?! I enjoyed this reboot.
  • Mar 29, 2019
    A great nostalgia piece. It has excellent animation, creative backstory, and an excellent musical score. It will bring together old fans, like myself, and new fans alike.
  • Mar 21, 2019
    Despite the edutainment parts of it being heavy handed at times, the show is fun, smart, and witty. Definitely an all ages enjoyable show and I cannot wait for season 2 to roll around.
  • Feb 19, 2019
    Quality edutainment with some visual flair and somewhat choppy animation.
  • Feb 06, 2019
    Fun and entertain without losing the origin of the characters. The opose of Archies comic adaptations Riverdale.
  • Feb 01, 2019
    The best remake of a childhood show ever! I love the sense of humor, the fun facts, the intriguing mysteries, and most of all, I love enjoying it with my kids.
  • Feb 01, 2019
    honestly everyone should watch, no matter the age. absolutely loved it
  • Jan 31, 2019
    It lost quite a bit of charm. It is the same of story ofthe anit hero the hero acting the villan... but it is not very good. It lack hoid. Sorry not sorry.
  • Jan 27, 2019
    Fantastic animation and story-telling come together to create a wonderful experience for kids and adults alike. As a fan of the previous Carmen Sandiego iterations, I was super excited to hear about this, and it more than delivered
  • Jan 26, 2019
    The show is a drab boring show that does not live up to the expectations of the character. It also holds errors in the time line of the characters cannon such as her saying she is fighting against V.I.L.E yet she was the one who founded V.I.L.E after leaving Acme

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