Galavant: Season 1 (2015)


Season 1

Critics Consensus

While the jokes in Galavant ride the line of predictability, their execution, along with campy themes and silly musical numbers, make it memorably entertaining.



Critic Ratings: 40


Audience Score

User Ratings: 568
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Air date: Jan 4, 2015
Air date: Jan 4, 2015
Air date: Jan 11, 2015
Air date: Jan 11, 2015
Air date: Jan 18, 2015
Air date: Jan 18, 2015
Air date: Jan 25, 2015
Air date: Jan 25, 2015

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Tv Season Info

Season 1 of this musical comedy follows Galavant (Joshua Sasse), a medieval hero on a quest to win back the love of his life, Madalena, from the evil king who stole her.

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Critic Reviews for Galavant Season 1

All Critics (40) | Top Critics (18)

The first two episodes, together making up last night's one-hour premiere, had so much more going for it than I ever would have imagined.

Mar 13, 2019 | Full Review…

Galavant proves again, alas, that just being incredibly good-natured isn't quite enough to create a show you'd want to watch every week.

Mar 13, 2019 | Full Review…

Galavant, in short, is weird as hell. It is light and fluffy, earnest while also not skimping on post-modern charm, like "The Princess Bride" but with singing and dancing and slightly more candy-coating.

Mar 12, 2019 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

Galavant is mostly a savory treat from the musical team of Alan Menken and Glenn Slater. These guys know what they're doing. And this time they're doing it with a welcome edge in rousing, ribald times.

Jan 7, 2015 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

Galavant certainly isn't like anything else currently on network television, which makes it consistently intriguing in the way anything different from the norm can keep your attention, and yet it's also not quite what it should be either.

Jan 5, 2015 | Full Review…

No part of the equation that makes up Galavant is subtle. It piles on the songs, the choreography, the bawdy humor and the clever writing.

Jan 5, 2015 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The series does try to develop its characters, but Galavant never quite finds a way to ideally pull together its gonzo comedic spirit and musical aspirations.

Mar 13, 2019 | Full Review…

Admittedly, in the 22-minute format, Galavant's grand adventure feels a little rushed and bumpy. But it's got a cast that's making the most of every moment of screentime.

Mar 13, 2019 | Full Review…

Galavant is and likely always will remain a solid show. The acting is good, wonderfully bouncing between tongue-in-cheek and genuine performances. The sets and cinematography are excellent, despite the show's limited budget, and then there are the songs.

Mar 12, 2019 | Full Review…

Galavant largely overcomes the challenges that have traditionally bedeviled TV musicals with rambunctious energy, cheeky lyrics and music.

Mar 12, 2019 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Galavant: Season 1

  • 1d ago
    Galavant's first season was the start of a beautiful thing. The pilot intrigued me. The creative juices were flowing. The characters were developing beautifully, I was already falling in love with the evil King Richard. The music was catchy. It was a breath of fresh air. It was good enough for me to genuinely care if it came back for a second season.
  • May 29, 2019
    Great music and humor. A refresh and modern take con hero medieval stories.
  • Feb 20, 2018
    Loved this series. I'm a huge fan. Watched it all in one sitting and still want more.
  • Sep 20, 2016
    If Monty Python and the Holy Grail and the Princess Bride got each other pregnant and gave birth to a musical, it would be this: Hopefully Netflix or someone will be smart enough to pick it up and keep it going - the most completely original thing on television in years.
  • Jun 04, 2016
    Loved watching this so much, I bought the season so I could watch it again. I had a ton of fun and there are not nearly enough musical comedies on tv that are as satisfying and enjoyable as Galavant. This has no bearing on my score but I was upset to see that the album soundtrack for sale only had a couple of the show's myriad of excellent songs.
  • May 17, 2016
    Such a fun show! Campy and humorous!! It's a great break after the holidays!!
  • May 17, 2016
    Genuinely one of the funniest shows I've seen in a while. It's very self-aware of what it is and what it's not. I might even say that it's one of the smartest shows on network tv this year.
  • May 17, 2016
    Galavant is an awesome show. The perfect mix between Mel Brooks and Monty's just awesome!
  • Feb 22, 2016
    No es la gran cosa pero logra mantenerse. Un musical bastante entretenido, con la mayoría de las canciones son compuestas por el mismo Alan Menken. Un humor que llega ser divertido pues juga de una forma excelentes con varios elementos de su época, ofreciendo uno que otro personaje que llegas a simpatizar. El único problema es que la historia esta lleno de los clásicos elementos de aventura que hace que la trama se sienta un poco lenta en algunas ocasiones.
  • Feb 12, 2016
    I went in with high hopes and was not disappointed. This show is ridiculous. It's cheesy. It's the best kind of weird. I love literally every minute.

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