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Dark: Season 1 (2017)

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Critic Consensus: Dark's central mystery unfolds slowly, both tense and terrifying, culminating in a creepy, cinematic triumph of sci-fi noir.

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In ten, hour-long episodes, the story takes on a supernatural twist that ties back to the same town in 1986.

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All Critics (41) | Top Critics (8)

If Stranger Things is a big bowl of macaroni and cheese made with that lurid orange cheddar you can only get in America, Dark is a gamy Old World stew ladled out from a pot that has been bubbling away for centuries.

March 28, 2018 | Full Review…

Dark is worth persevering with as the tension is ratcheted from gently claustrophobic to actively unnerving, and the decades-straddling plot settles into an web of conspiracies and buried secrets.

December 1, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The time travel conceit does more than give us a window into how these families have evolved over many decades - it's brings a whole new meaning to "things are not quite what they seem here."

December 1, 2017 | Full Review…
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Even if some of the "You may like this..." seams still show in the making of Dark, its biggest selling point is as a story about a community haunted by something it refuses to talk about.

September 15, 2017 | Rating: B | Full Review…

This could be because it's very complicated, following three different time lines involving multiple characters at different ages, but take it from us, there are serious rewards for the patient.

December 3, 2018 | Full Review…

Dark is a masterfully filmed series that slowly and grippingly explores the labyrinth of secrets in a deeply troubled town.

February 14, 2018 | Full Review…

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