Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Part 1 (2018 - 2019)


Part 1
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

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Bewitchingly beautiful and wickedly macabre, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina casts an intoxicating spell and provides a perfect showcase for Kiernan Shipka's magical talents.



Critic Ratings: 103


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User Ratings: 1691

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Air date: Oct 26, 2018
Air date: Oct 26, 2018
Air date: Oct 26, 2018
Air date: Oct 26, 2018
Air date: Oct 26, 2018
Air date: Oct 26, 2018
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Air date: Oct 26, 2018
Air date: Oct 26, 2018
Air date: Oct 26, 2018

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Tv Season Info

This adaptation finds Sabrina wrestling to reconcile her dual nature -- half-witch, half-mortal -- while standing against the evil forces that threaten her, her family and the daylight world humans inhabit.

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Critic Reviews for Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Part 1

All Critics (103) | Top Critics (27)

Chilling Adventures ends up being a surprisingly complex interrogation of power, aware both of the necessity of women claiming it and of the consequences that usually follow when that power is used for revenge.

Oct 30, 2018 | Full Review…

Is it too much to expect that a show about the difficulty of deciding between the light and the dark would, I dunno, literalize that conflict with a swoony bad influence?

Oct 25, 2018 | Full Review…
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If you're wondering about talking cats or one in particular (Salem), Sabrina's cat does not talk in this series, but it's got a much cooler bag of tricks instead.

Oct 25, 2018 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
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The longevity of Sabrina's adventures has yet to be determined, but with Shipka and the gang signed on for the full ride, I'd gladly follow this witch to the moon and back.

Oct 22, 2018 | Full Review…

You're gonna be on Sabrina's side. Shipka is great here: The startling promise she showed on Mad Men has matured into bona fide acting chops.

Oct 19, 2018 | Full Review…
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The cast is a big perk - Lucy Davis and Miranda Otto, in particular.

Oct 15, 2018 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
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Chilling Adventures of Sabrina does enough to prove that reboots - in the right hands - can pay service to the original while paving their own way.

Jan 2, 2020 | Full Review…

The new Netflix series takes Sabrina back her dark roots, and it's a campy and engaging return.

Oct 30, 2019 | Full Review…

Chilling Adventures is to Sabrina, the Teenage Witch what The Dark Knight is to Adam West's Batman series.

May 6, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

If you're looking for a bewitching and bewildering good time, then sign the Book of the Beast and check out the second season of Netflix's Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Apr 13, 2019 | Full Review…

...In spite of all this, for much of the series The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina manages a light touch. The show does not lose sight of the fact that it is ultimately intended as a piece of pop culture.

Apr 8, 2019 | Full Review…

An intelligent mix of juvenile angst and horror. [Full Review in Spanish]

Mar 4, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Part 1

  • May 14, 2020
    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is a lot of fun. Pulp-style horror with its roots in the Archie Comic universe, it doesn't take itself seriously, playing it fast and loose with its endearing combination of Satanism, magic, and teen drama. It has a distinctive Halloween-y aesthetic with vintage-looking sets and costumes, which create its trademark witchy atmosphere. The cast is anchored by great adult actors including Miranda Otto, Lucy Davis, Michelle Gomez, and Richard Coyle. Gomez particularly is a scene stealer. Kiernan Shipka is solid as Sabrina, and the actors playing her fellow teen witches are also good, though her mortal friends are a bit bland. The place the show really falters is the writing. The writers pay lip service to social issues by having the characters talk about them, but fail to bake them into the plot, resulting in Sabrina decrying prejudice in one scene while pulling a prank encouraging us to laugh at the same prejudice the next. They also suddenly drop plot lines, and inconsistently develop how magic works in this world. A type of magic described as dangerous and difficult one episode is suddenly used with abandon the next. Yet the rest of the show is so much fun, it's easy to let the flaws go.
  • Apr 30, 2020
    As a teenager, Sabrina confronts her heroic adventures with her half-witched life. Throughout the story you will experience a lot of laughter, love, and a lot of frightening experiences.Sabrina was able to take on a fearless adventure that wasn't lazy
  • Apr 12, 2020
    I was very interested until Sabrina began advocating destroying the "white patriarchy" simply because a student with an unknown sex was harassed. The relationship between Caucasians, male domination of institutions, and this act was not established prior to the act, so I saw it as just white male bashing.
  • Apr 03, 2020
    If you want a dark, mystery, magic show this is absolutely ideal for you. Don´t hesitate
  • Apr 01, 2020
    I'm glad I gave this a chance because I hated Riverdale! It was really fun to watch.
  • Mar 20, 2020
    I hate to admit I actually really liked this show. Kiernan Shipka has made quite the actress. Had alot of fun watching this thing and I usually hate teen crap.
  • Mar 18, 2020
    Loved Season 1 of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Its great for the supernatural/fantasy TV show not the past versions that were more made for kids & preteens. I could not wait for season 2!
  • Mar 17, 2020
    It's an entertaining take on Satanism and witchcraft, and the writers do get quite creative with it. I love all of the (dark) magic in it. It's like a dark version of Harry Potter.
  • Mar 10, 2020
    Awesome! Watched many TV shows/movies in the same genre but this is something different.
  • Mar 01, 2020
    This show has a great atmosphere, really cool characters (much love to Aunt Zelda especially) & nicely crafted storyline.

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