Final Space: Season 1 (2018)


Season 1
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Final Space doesn't always hit its mark, but for those looking for a bite-sized intergalactic comedy it may prove an amusing diversion.



Critic Ratings: 10


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Air date: Feb 26, 2018

In the premiere, Gary carries out the final days of his lonely, five-year prison sentence aboard the Galaxy One, when he meets Mooncake, a little green alien, who has the galaxy's most dangerous bounty hunters chasing after it. Gary swears to keep Mooncake safe from the anyone who would do it harm. Little does Gary know, Mooncake is the world's most adorable planet-destroying super weapon.

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Air date: Feb 26, 2018

Gary and Avocato try to stop the ruthless bounty hunter Terk from telling the Lord Commander that Mooncake is aboard the Galaxy One.

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Air date: Mar 5, 2018

Gary tries to hide Mooncake safely away on the planet Yarno while Quinn continues to investigate the mystery of the gravitational disturbance.

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Air date: Mar 19, 2018

After the Galaxy One is hacked, Gary has to harvest energy from a nearby star to reignite the engines and escape.

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Air date: Mar 26, 2018

Gary, Quinn and Avocato trace the gravitational disturbance to an eerie bioluminescent planet.

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Air date: Apr 10, 2018

Gary and Avocato go on a mission to save Avocato's son, Little Cato, from the Lord Commander's Prison Planet.

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Air date: Apr 16, 2018

Gary grapples with his future when he learns that his prison sentence is up.

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Air date: Apr 23, 2018

Gary and the Crew encounter a Titan, who tells them how to close the breach in the fabric of space.

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Air date: Apr 30, 2018

Gary and Quinn go back to Earth to find an anti-gravitational bomb that can close the breach in space. Gary and Quinn decide to turn this life-threatening adventure into their first date.

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Air date: May 7, 2018

In the Season 1 finale, an all-out battle ensues as the Lord Commander does everything in his power to capture Mooncake, and stop Gary and Quinn from closing the entrance to Final Space.

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Gary, an astronaut, is finishing up his prison sentence aboard the Galaxy One. That's when he meets Mooncake, an adorable little green alien, and vows to keep him safe. Little does Gary know, however, that Mooncake is as dangerous as he is adorable since he's actually a planet-destroyer weapon. Together, the odd duo embarks in several adventures as they explore the mystery of the "Final Space" in this animated comedy.

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Critic Reviews for Final Space Season 1

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (6)

Final Space is working from a template, but it's adding colors that make these journeys well worth taking.

Feb 26, 2018 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

"Final Space" isn't officially part of the "Star Wars" universe, but I'm guessing Supreme Commander George Lucas will make room after watching this plucky new animated series from Conan O'Brien's production company.

Feb 26, 2018 | Full Review…

It's hard to ask people in the Peak TV era to stick with an animated comedy that's not exactly working on any level.

Feb 15, 2018 | Full Review…

Like most shows, it falls prey to the rule of "give it a few episodes and then it'll get good," but it's charmingly animated and bite-sized to boot, so it's worth sitting through the shaky opening episodes to get to what lies beyond.

Feb 26, 2018 | Full Review…

The main problem with Final Space, unfortunately, is its hero: Gary simply isn't an engaging enough character to carry this series.

Feb 26, 2018 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

It clips along and looks good - the space backgrounds and a bioluminescent planet in black-light colors are especially lovely - and there are not so many animated space serials around that, even with its faults, Final Space doesn't have a niche to fill.

Feb 26, 2018 | Full Review…

Space-set animated comedy not that funny, pretty violent.

Feb 28, 2018 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Final Space dresses itself up as a goofy, nonsensical adventure through outer space, but underneath that costume is a deep, challenging series that strives to be much more than an animated comedy.

Feb 27, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Final Space swerves so severely from comedic beats in one moment to dramatic gut-punches in the next that you'll find yourself laughing just before the wind gets knocked out of you and your jaw hangs open in disbelief.

Feb 26, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

There's potentially something here for everyone as long as what everyone is looking for is also some low-brow escapism featuring a main character who seems partially designed to test the viewers' patience.

Feb 25, 2018 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Final Space: Season 1

  • Mar 26, 2021
    Tight writing and a talented voice cast.
  • Mar 20, 2021
    Really unique characters and great humor most of the time. The overarching plot is quite intriguing as it progresses.
  • Mar 01, 2021
    Absolutely amazing. This season had me laughing and crying
  • Jan 30, 2021
    Muhteşem bir şey lan bu. Kesinlikle en sevdiğim çizgi dizilerde tahta oturmuştur.
  • Jan 27, 2021
    You will be lucky to get one chuckle per episode, unless you have the humour of a kid under 10... but then there are scenes that are way too graphic/mature for kids.
  • Jan 24, 2021
    I started watching this series as a goofy take on space operas. It has rapidly grabbed my interest and attention. I am so looking forward to season 3. Final Space is not afraid to take risks, including some very painful emotional moments. The family dynamics are realistic and impactful. The interminable unfulfilled romance of Gary and Quinn is also paid off in spades. Some of the character sacrifices in this series are truly inspirational and saddening. The true fabric of the cartoon remains the goofy, insane humour. Like all good stories, this has world building and a larger mythology. It does borrow from Lovecraft and Greek precursors significantly, but then again so does almost every modern mythos. The set pieces are also fantastic, at the same level as Guardians of the Galaxy, which could be called a strong parallel. The interdimensional adventures are very entertaining and epic in scale. The animation is quite dramatic and compelling, no less massive than a typical blockbuster. Some of the action sequences are hair raising and so beautifully done, amazing colour palettes and dynamic animation.
  • Dec 18, 2020
    Fun. Light hearted. Witty and emotional. All at the same time
  • Nov 26, 2020
    effortlessly funny, slick action sequences, and compelling (read, cute without being saccharine) characters
  • Nov 09, 2020
    I laughed and cried so hard. Loved every single second of it. Olan Rogers is a frickin' GENIUS!
  • Sep 20, 2020
    When i watched season one, i hated the main character due to the fact that he was so very annoying. However, the strength of the writing, and the supporting cast was enough for me to watch the whole thing. Even with the protagonists faults, it was not horrible. But it did feel as if i was being punished. Due to my conflict with the protagonist, i avoided the second series for a while. It seems that the shows writers knew of the back lash with the main protagonist, and even addressed it in the opening part. I was curious. They had kept the core character unchanged, but wrote him a lot less annoying, but with out changing him. And like that. And with very good writing over all, the series was a serious win for me in the end. I wait for the final series. And, i want Keven to get some love. Keven deserves some love. He has done so much for every one. KEVIN IS GREAT!

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