Fairly Legal: Season 1 (2011)


Season 1
Fairly Legal

Critics Consensus

Fairly Legal is fairly adequate -- featuring a peppy star in Sarah Shahi and a likable ensemble, but lacking the pungent wit or inventiveness to elevate it above an easygoing procedural.



Critic Ratings: 20

Audience Score

User Ratings: 0
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Air date: Jan 20, 2011
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Season one follows a former lawyer, Kate (Sarah Shahi), who works as a mediator to help solve others' problems while also attempting to tackle her own at the same time. Highlights include: A singer (Chris Vance) needs Kate's help, and her engaged friend (Brittany Ishibashi) makes preparations for a prenup.

Critic Reviews for Fairly Legal Season 1

All Critics (20) | Top Critics (11)

It doesn't need much more than Sarah Shahi, who becomes the center of pretty much every scene.

Jan 20, 2011 | Full Review…

USA's Fairly Legal is fairly good.

Jan 20, 2011 | Full Review…

Fairly Legal in a sense is Shahi's coming out party as an actress capable of toting the load. Not that USA requires any unduly heavy lifting.

Jan 20, 2011 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
Top Critic

A dazzler - snappy pace, majestic sets, shrewd plotting and a heroine on the side of the angels.

Jan 20, 2011 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

Did I mention the show was fun? Just not particularly gripping or unique.

Jan 20, 2011 | Full Review…

It's refreshing to get a legal dramedy coming from the mediator perspective.

Jan 20, 2011 | Full Review…

Kate is a typical USA Network protagonist, and Fairly Legal a typical USA show.

Jan 20, 2011 | Rating: 4/10 | Full Review…

Though I like Shahi, what she's actually given to do is barely a step above boring.

Jan 20, 2011 | Full Review…

Fairly Legal is above just-fair and enjoyable viewing for its sharp characterizations.

Jan 20, 2011 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

In short, there's plenty of room here to grow and a cast that could be fun with the right material.

Jan 20, 2011 | Rating: C | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Fairly Legal: Season 1

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