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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 (40) | 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…

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…

Its historical vision is distinctive, a past and present filled with angst and cynicism triggered by unsolved disappearances and public corruption.

October 18, 2018 | Full Review…

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