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Divorce: Season 1 (2016)

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Critic Consensus: While the execution borders on superficial, the dark humor and character chemistry in Divorce hit the mark.

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Frances and Robert endure each other and some of the lowest points of their extremely long divorce, in this comedy-drama series. Along with their children, Lila and Tom, the series is set in a suburb of New York City. The show focusing on a middle-aged divorcing couple is created by writer and producer, Sharon Horgan. Sarah Jessica Parker plays Frances and Thomas Haden Church as Robert.

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All Critics (59) | Top Critics (29)

Considering all the stories about meet-cutes, romance and marriage on television these days, this is the perfect antithesis. In comedy form, of course.

June 13, 2018 | Full Review…

Its characters and situations are alternately aggravating, humorous and, to a lesser extent, poignant. Parker and Church are fully in charge throughout as a perfectly imperfect duo. Yes, they're both that good -- in a series that demands just that.

October 6, 2016 | Rating: A- | Full Review…
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I'm not beauty-shaming Parker. It's just that her unending composure, no matter how hard her character, Frances, suffers, undermines her overall dramatic and comedic impact.

October 6, 2016 | Full Review…

It's the overall experience that hits hardest, and while delving into heartbreak may not be something we're all eager to become immersed in, the series' value on levels both informational and artistic is hard to deny.

October 5, 2016 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

Divorce does indeed tread a delicate line. But creator Sharon Hogan manages to find plenty of wry humor in domestic turmoil and there are some surprising turns along the way.

September 7, 2016 | Full Review…

The show is funny but in a sad way, funny in an awkward-moments way.

October 10, 2016 | Full Review…

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Haden Church is actually amazing in this failed HBO venture starring SJP. It mostly just shows how awful SJP is in this unfunny comedy.

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