God Friended Me: Season 1 (2018 - 2019)

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God Friended Me

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A sincere and thoughtful handling of spiritual themes helps God Friended Me overcome -- and even benefit from -- its earnest approach to a potentially off-putting premise.

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Critic Ratings: 29

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User Ratings: 349

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Air date: Sep 30, 2018

In the series premiere, outspoken atheist podcaster Miles Finer finds his life turned upside down when he receives a friend request from "God" on social media and unwittingly becomes an agent of change in the lives and destinies of others around him.

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Air date: Oct 7, 2018

Miles gets the opportunity of a lifetime when a satellite radio company wants to air his podcast, and the God Account suggests that he befriend a single mother. Also, Cara tries to build a relationship with her estranged mom, and Rakesh is crushed when he spots Jaya on a date.

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Air date: Oct 14, 2018

Miles' wallet is stolen when he, Rakesh and Cara check out a food truck the God Account suggests that he "like." But when the account then suggests that he befriend a private investigator, Miles decides to turn the tables and have the PI help him track down the thief, who Miles believes is linked to the account.

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Air date: Oct 21, 2018

Miles and Cara visit the Hayden Planetarium, where they meet a young woman, Fliss, who is searching for her old boyfriend who may have been "the one." Also, Rakesh and Jaya look into a tour guide at the planetarium who Rakesh thinks may be connected to the God Account, and Arthur tries to put a piece of his past behind him.

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Air date: Oct 28, 2018

The "God" account unfriends Miles after he's reluctant to act on the latest friend suggestion, a young woman who is dealing with emotional trauma following the death of her sister. Also, Cara reconnects with her ex-boyfriend, Eli; Jaya stuns Rakesh with some news; and Arthur is uncomfortable when Miles turns to his Uncle Terrance for advice instead of him

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Air date: Nov 4, 2018

Miles enrolls in a marketing class to help him promote his podcast; Miles is sent a friend suggestion for a cab driver who is opposed to his daughter marrying outside their faith.

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Air date: Nov 11, 2018

Miles is forced to face uncomfortable truths about his family when the "God" account points him towards his Uncle Terrance. Also, Cara's father pays her a visit, and he discovers that she's reconnected with her mom who left them when she was a child.

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Air date: Nov 18, 2018

The "God" account sends Miles the profile of a lawyer who died six months ago, leading him, Cara and Rakesh to dig into the man's past in order to figure out who exactly they're supposed to help. Also, Miles asks Nia on a date; Rakesh and Lucy, his hacker friend, continue searching for the person behind the "God" account; and Ali encourages Arthur to play his saxophone publicly for the first time since his wife died.

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Air date: Nov 25, 2018

The team reunites with private detective Ray Nicolette when Miles is sent a friend suggestion for a chess star who vanished after losing a huge match to his rival 10 years ago.

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Air date: Dec 9, 2018

The God Account sends Miles the name of one of Arthur's parishioners, a single father who recently lost his wife, and the similarities to their own loss reopens old wounds. Also, Rakesh and Cara hunt down a new lead on the reclusive hacker they think may be behind the God Account.

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Tv Season Info

Miles Finer (Brandon Micheal Hall) is an outspoken atheist who has life changed after receiving a social media friend request from an account named God. Skeptical, Miles accepts the request and the account soon suggests new friends to him. Following the thread, he discovers that these suggestions are people in need of assistance. Through that, Miles meets Cara (Violett Beane), a struggling writer. Together, the duo attempt to discover who is behind this mysterious God account, while also striving to help every person in need along the way.

Cast & Crew

Brandon Micheal Hall
Miles Finer
Violett Beane
Cara Bloom
Joe Morton
Reverend Arthur Finer
Suraj Sharma
Rakesh Singh
Javicia Leslie
Ali Finer
Kyle Harris
Matthew James
Gaius Charles
Rev. Andrew Carver
Robert G. McKay
Head of the Board
Ben Cole
Phil Langer
Adam Goldberg
Simon Hayes
Steven Lilien
Executive Producer
Bryan Wynbrandt
Executive Producer
Greg Berlanti
Executive Producer
Sarah Schechter
Executive Producer
Marcos Siega
Executive Producer
Lydia Teffera
Writer
Andre Edmonds
Writer
Ken Fink
Director
Sam Lifshutz
Writer
Devanshi Patel
Writer
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Audience Reviews for God Friended Me: Season 1

  • Apr 19, 2020
    Great Personable Characters. Very Light Hearted Feel Good TV Show.
  • Mar 28, 2020
    We look forward to this show airing every week! It is thought provoking, has great twists and turns and the entire concept is present day. To top it off it is funny and witty a solution oriented series the world needs now. Our family says " Awesome show"
  • Mar 11, 2020
    Interesting premise. It is funny and light-hearted at times, yet has some philosophical undertones that get you thinking.
  • Jan 28, 2020
    Great show but they do go way overboard on the inclusiveness. Obligatory gay couple black preacher, black business owner, asian IT guy, black journalist and 1 pretty white girl. I wouldn't watch it if it wasn't so damn good.
  • Jan 20, 2020
    I love the fact that it explores faith honestly and respectfully. The show is well written and the cast plays their parts perfectly. Thought provoking and entertaining.
  • Dec 30, 2019
    I absolutely love the show.. It's a great way to relax and enjoy the positivity of the show.
  • Nov 20, 2019
    Although it's a bit schmaltzy it's a pleasant watch; everyone is beautiful and the sun is always shining. Brandon Michael Hall is utterly charming as the wholesome Miles who proves that you can live a good life whether you believe in God or not. The idea of helping people you don't know is something we could all aspire to do.
  • Nov 11, 2019
    There are so many aspects of this show that I, as a Christian, simply cannot condone. But the most important message I get from this show every week is love and acceptance. It reinforces my belief that is not my job to judge. It's my job to love.
  • Oct 07, 2019
    The writers of this show DIDN'T investigate the Episcopal Church. The EC doesn't call its priests "Reverend." We say "Father or Mother" to our priests and "Brother or Sister" to our Deacons. The EC is also one of the MOST LGBTQI friendly Churches in the US, so the idea that Ali wasn't welcomed in Harlem Episcopal is ridiculous!!! The news God friendly character is annoying! If they keep this character, the show will be cancelled.
  • Sep 29, 2019
    i like the twist that they have on stories. the conflict that people find themselves struggling with. the solutions are not always rose colored stories. there is realism involved in how they wrap everything up

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