Good Omens: Miniseries (2019)

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Critic Consensus: A smörgåsbord of heavenly imagery and irreverent hilarity, Good Omens works thanks to to Michael Sheen and David Tennant's very-nearly-holy (or maybe unholy?) chemistry -- though, at only six episodes, it's a rare adaptation that may have benefitted from being a little less faithful to the good book.

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Air date: May 31, 2019
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Air date: May 31, 2019
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Air date: May 31, 2019
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Air date: May 31, 2019
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Air date: May 31, 2019
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Air date: May 31, 2019

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In series 1, the year is 2018 and the Apocalypse is set to descend upon humanity. An angel and demon mourn their luxurious earthly lifestyles, a child Antichrist goes missing and the Four Horsepeople prepare as the End of Times nears.

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Critic Reviews for Good Omens Miniseries

All Critics (76) | Top Critics (21)

If everything else feels decidedly extraneous, it's mostly worth it to see two such estimable actors having such a lovely doomsday.

May 31, 2019 | Full Review…

It feels like being told you're having fun rather than being allowed to have it.

May 31, 2019 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Together, it's like watching two musicians at the top of their game play a duet; they positively sing... The rest of it's not bad -- not world-ending, but not exactly heavenly, either.

May 30, 2019 | Full Review…

Such archness. Such ostentatious charm and so-called wit. It made me feel like I wanted to suck the sugar from my teeth.

May 30, 2019 | Full Review…

Good Omens continues to have its special effects moments. But there aren't enough of them to overcome the basic tedium afflicting it.

May 30, 2019 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

A cursory overview of the plot would suggest that the two decide to work together to defend humanity from divine caprice - but the performances make it clear that what each entity is truly fighting for is one another, and the bond they've forged.

May 30, 2019 | Full Review…
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A consistently entertaining adaptation that's worth seeing for Sheen and Tennant's terrific comic double-act alone.

Jun 14, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Good Omens is doing its best work precisely because it has a defined beginning, middle, and end, and zero plans or interest in extending to a Season 2, no matter how large a hit it might be.

Jun 11, 2019 | Full Review…

It sounds brilliant, but good performances from Sheen and Tennant aside, Good Omens is a disjointed slog, with ugly special effects, useless peripheral characters, and no palpable sense of urgency.

Jun 6, 2019 | Full Review…

It's funny, sweet, and utterly off its rocker, and it boasts the best TV bromance in a long time, but could have benefitted from freeing itself from the source material just a tiny bit more.

May 31, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Good Omens: Miniseries

Utterly charming and witty. It's the best television since Father Ted, and it is more inventive than Father Ted. Tennant and Sheen are flawless as the demon and the angel.

True to the spirit of the book, to the story itself and magnificently acted.

I absolutely adored this adaptation. Sheen and Tennant knocked it out of the park with their performances and chemistry. The series did a great job capturing the feel of the book.

Most entertaining, beautiful to watch, and funny show made in the last few years.

Must be British to understand the humor of that series. As for me another Amazon flop

I love this series, the chemistry between Sheen and Tennant really got me. It's just a simple-happy-go-lucky story for me, but they built it with interesting characters, and that is why this series really fun to watch. The special effect tho, it's kinda awkward. Overall, this series was good! Can't wait for another.

I very much enjoyed this miniseries

Excellent and very funny romp!! Fantastic sound track, David Tennant and Michael Sheen are brilliant.

Great book adaptation

The minute they bring identity politics, pc rubbish etc. I tune off.

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