Explained: Season 1 Reviews

May 18, 2020
Uneven, edgy docu series explores mature themes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 29, 2018
Explained will never be a substitute for in-depth reading and reporting, but it's a densely informative documentary series with the ability to disrupt the echo chambers that dominate the discourse.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 30, 2018
Delivers in every episode... Explained is a flat-out winner.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 25, 2018
It's not a revolutionary idea, but this explainer model has specific value in a growing, search-based relationship to knowledge that produces bite-sized understandings of vast-reaching concepts.
Full Review | Original Score: B+