Friday Night Lights: Season 3 - Rotten Tomatoes

Friday Night Lights: Season 3 (2008-2009)




Critic Consensus: Fueled by realistic depictions of everyday issues and elevated by an outstanding young cast, the third season of Friday Night Lights finds the series continuing to shine.


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Creator Peter Berg's drama centering on the players and coach of a high-school football team in Dillon, Texas, a small town in which football is near religion. The critically acclaimed series is based on the best-selling book and 2004 film of the same name.


Kyle Chandler
as Eric Taylor
Taylor Kitsch
as Tim Riggins
Scott Porter
as Jason Street
Connie Britton
as Tami Taylor
Zach Gilford
as Matt Saracen
Minka Kelly
as Lyla Garrity
Gaius Charles
as Brian `Smash' Williams
Aimee Teegarden
as Julie Taylor
Adrianne Palicki
as Tyra Collette
Jesse Plemons
as Landry Clarke
Blue Deckert
as Mac Macgill
Derek Phillips
as Billy Riggins
Brad Leland
as Buddy Garrity
Jeremy Sumpter
as J.D. McCoy
D.W. Moffett
as Joe McCoy
Janine Turner
as Katie McCoy
Stacey Oristano
as Mindy Collette
Louanne Stephens
as Lorraine Saracen
Michael B. Jordan
as Vince Howard
Matt Lauria
as Luke Cafferty
Jurnee Smollett-Bell
as Jess Merriweather
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Critic Reviews for Friday Night Lights: Season 3

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (13)

Eric and Tami Taylor continue to have the most interesting and endearing relationship of any prime-time married couple.

February 5, 2015 | Full Review…
Top Critic

It's good to be back in Dillon, even if it's harder to get there than it used to be.

February 4, 2014 | Full Review…

Let's be honest: Season 3 is a Hail Mary pass for Friday Night Lights, one of those real good TV shows that always seems to have been playing from a touchdown or two behind. Still, win or lose, the show has got game.

February 4, 2014 | Full Review…

Television's best drama returned in fighting shape for its third, most affecting year.

November 16, 2018 | Full Review…

As always, it's not the storylines that stood out on this show, but the moments -- the many times Friday Night Lights captures interactions between these characters that feel 100% genuine, even if you've seen versions of these stories before.

February 5, 2015 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

Tyra (Adrianne Palicki), Landry (Jesse Plemons) and Saracen (Zach Gilford) are going to break your heart many times over the new season. Count on it.

February 4, 2014 | Full Review…

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