God Friended Me: Season 1 (2018)

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Critic Consensus: 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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1
Air date: Sep 30, 2018
2
Air date: Oct 7, 2018
3
Air date: Oct 14, 2018
4
Air date: Oct 21, 2018
5
Air date: Oct 28, 2018
6
Air date: Nov 4, 2018
7
Air date: Nov 11, 2018
8
Air date: Nov 18, 2018
9
Air date: Nov 25, 2018
10
Air date: Dec 9, 2018
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Cast

Brandon Micheal Hall
as Miles Finer
Violett Beane
as Cara Bloom
Joe Morton
as Reverend Arthur Finer
Suraj Sharma
as Rakesh Singh
Javicia Leslie
as Ali Finer
Kyle Harris
as Matthew James
Ben Cole
as Phil Langer
Adam Goldberg
as Simon Hayes
Gaius Charles
as Rev. Carver
Malik Yoba
as Terrance
Brent Sexton
as Ray Nicolette
Edwin Lugo
as Street Vendor
Sharon Hope
as Mrs. Washington
Camille Chen
as Heidi Jones
Jeremie Harris
as Graham Harper
Nneka Okafor
as Christina
Daniel London
as Aleksander Leff
Neal Huff
as Jack Kenny
David Hoflin
as Charles Cole
Robert G. Mckay
as Head of the Board
Coby Getzug
as Student
Laura Feder
as Waitress
Daphne Gaines
as Social Worker
Jordana Rose
as Annabelle
Nandita Chandra
as Gita Singh
Jonny Maldonado
as Karaoke Bartender
Kerrianne Spellman Cort
as Soft Serve Woman
Rock Kohli
as Ashok Singh
Jinn S. Kim
as Dr. Yokomi
Gregory Konow
as Gas Station Attendant
Tara Pacheco
as Receptionist
Annelise Cepero
as Coat Checker
Joe Holt
as Daniel Estes
Scott Aiello
as Gas Worker
Kiran Merchant
as Arun Desai
Christine Cartell
as Aleksander's Wife
Laura Sohn
as Mary Yoon
Darlene Hope
as Robyn Bell
Jason Jiang
as Delivery Guy
Gino Cafarelli
as NYPD Officer
Lisann Valentin
as Young Mother
Erika Rolfsrud
as Melissa Raichek
Anna George
as Sunita Desai
Aiden Medina
as Young Boy
Hope Blackstock
as Paramedic
Chelsea Watts
as Gallery Employee
Zachary Gemino
as Tibetan Boy
Markley Rizzi
as Mrs. Blake
Elliot Santiago
as Bodega Owner
Jonathan Sale
as Preacher
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Critic Reviews for God Friended Me Season 1

All Critics (27) | Top Critics (13)

With its shiny, colorful exteriors and bathed-in-light church sequences, there's a glossy sheen to much of God Friended Me. The test going forward is if it's willing to dig beneath it.

Oct 1, 2018 | Rating: C | Full Review…
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Setting aside a glib and emotionally manipulative launch, of all the This Is Us wannabes (Manifest, A Million Little Things, New Amsterdam) in the 2018 fall lineup, God Friended Me may stand the best chance of success.

Sep 28, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
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Based on the title alone, I was fully prepared to despise this show. But it's actually a bit of alright for a network spin on religious querying... Yes, it's all hokey, and yet the premiere holds some promise as a thoughtful feel-good drama.

Sep 21, 2018 | Full Review…

The show's intentions are clear but the plot doesn't give the characters enough room to grow into fully-realized individuals.

Nov 24, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Sweet, wholesome drama about faith and charity.

Oct 3, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

One day, the instantly likable, impeccably charming Brandon Michael Hall will land a series worthy of him. God Friended Me is not that series.

Oct 2, 2018 | Full Review…

It's a comical twist -- one that we open with welcome arms.

Oct 1, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

While God Friended Me does sometimes stray into saccharine-sweet, Touched By An Angel-type territory... it doesn't overstay its welcome and seems to know when to dial it back and inject some levity into the proceedings.

Dec 17, 2018 | Full Review…

Maybe it's Touched by an Angel 2.0: Poked by a Deity.

Oct 11, 2018 | Full Review…

It [does not] matter that the show is very badly made drama. What matters is that it puts God back on prime-time TV. That makes good business sense and it's politically savvy.

Oct 3, 2018 | Full Review…

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