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Frontier: Season 1 (2016)



Critic Consensus: Jason Momoa's powerhouse performance as Declan Harp is ultimately weighed down by Frontier's often sluggish storytelling.


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Greed and power struggles surrounding the 18th-century fur trade in North America are explored in this drama. Season 1 sees Michael Smyth (Landon Liboiron) land in the New World and is ordered by Lord Benton to venture into the frontier in search of fur trader Declan Harp (Jason Momoa), the man responsible for the murder of Benton's soldiers at a remote outpost.


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Frontier is moderately entertaining, but consistently unchallenging.

January 18, 2017 | Full Review…

It's like that bland guacamole your co-worker brings to the potluck, but if you sprinkle a little salt and squeeze a lime on it, it's quite enjoyable. Jason Momoa is the lime and the salt. The sea salt.

March 27, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

After a decent mixture of action, gore, and drama? Look no further.

February 2, 2017 | Full Review…

Bloody, predictable historical drama about fur trade wars.

January 24, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Jason Momoa does historical epic for Netflix' sounds a lot more exciting in theory than Frontier is in execution.

January 19, 2017 | Full Review…

Frontier privileges complication and nuance over titillation and pulp - and capitalizes on what television specifically can do in terms of telling a multi-pronged, multi-location story.

January 23, 2017 | Full Review…

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