Hart of Dixie: Season 1 (2011 - 2012)


Season 1
Hart of Dixie

Critics Consensus

It's got a solid cast, but Hart of Dixie is unfortunately rife with paper-thin characters and illogical plotting.



Critic Ratings: 34


Audience Score

User Ratings: 78
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Air date: Sep 26, 2011
Air date: Oct 3, 2011
Air date: Oct 10, 2011
Air date: Oct 17, 2011
Air date: Oct 24, 2011
Air date: Nov 7, 2011
Air date: Nov 14, 2011
Air date: Nov 21, 2011
Air date: Nov 28, 2011
Air date: Dec 5, 2011
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Rachel Bilson (The O.C.) leads a stellar ensemble cast in this fish-out-of-water comedic drama about small-town living, big-city attitudes and complicated love triangles.

Critic Reviews for Hart of Dixie Season 1

All Critics (34) | Top Critics (19)

Homey charms aside, the Dixie tale is sillier than an electric banjo!

Sep 14, 2017 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

What demotes it from a C to a D is some of the laziest plot setups ever, as well as the dumbing down of Friday Night Lights alums Porter and Cress Williams.

Sep 26, 2011 | Rating: D | Full Review…

Rachel Bilson (The OC) plays a would-be cardiothoracic surgeon. Yeah, I know, right?

Sep 26, 2011 | Rating: C | Full Review…
Top Critic

So we've got a medical drama, a small-town soap opera, a romantic comedy with two attractive and capable leads, plus bits and pieces of all those Reese Witherspoon movies. There just might be enough here to fly.

Sep 26, 2011 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

It's an inviting first hour, with plenty of room to grow via a cast of solidly drawn central characters.

Sep 26, 2011 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
Top Critic

Surprisingly, cast and crew succeed in making the sugary sweet illogic palatable, if not a gourmet delight.

Sep 26, 2011 | Full Review…

It's basically a warm blanket in the form of a TV series.

Nov 13, 2018 | Full Review…

Hart of Dixie -- despite the cheese and clunkiness -- was an enjoyable way to spend 40 minutes. It's comfort food on television.

Oct 16, 2018 | Full Review…

"Dixie" can be satisfying in an old-fashioned way. I wouldn't have shed a tear if [it was] canceled but...There's room for improvement here.

Oct 16, 2018 | Full Review…

The jokes manage the wit and cultural references that are trendy in network comedies, while the writers cultivate their own distinct culture and landscapes onscreen. Hart of Dixie is delightful.

Oct 16, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Dixie also has an endearing premise, and it's a refreshing take on the stagnant doctor genre.

Oct 16, 2018 | Rating: 7.5/10 | Full Review…

The pilot has an unexpectedly high laugh quotient. The humor of Hart of Dixie is a clever way of separating the series from the parody level self seriousness of other CW series.

Oct 16, 2018 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Hart of Dixie: Season 1

  • Mar 20, 2019
    Worst TV show ever. My dog wouldn't even watch this shit.
  • Jul 06, 2018
    The show could be good, it could be really good. But, I can’t. The writing is terrible, the plots are contrived and nonsensical. Talented actors can’t save this terrible show from oblivion. The romance is boring, the medical cases barely register-they take up only ten minutes per episode. Nothing about this show carries. I really like the cast, which makes it all the more painful to say that I can’t stand this show. So disappointed, it could have been so much better.
  • Feb 20, 2018
    I love rachel bilson and the rest of the entire cast. The series wishes you were part of the gang.
  • Dec 14, 2016
    Whiney, screeching voices and thin overdone plots leave nothing but the same unbearable drek week after week.
  • Apr 12, 2016
    Too many improv Town shows and gatherings that make you wonder if these people died and are living out a fantasy in the afterlife.

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