How to Get Away With Murder Season 1



Critic Ratings: 8
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Episode Info

A ruthless defense attorney and no-nonsense law professor at a Philadelphia university selects a group of her best students to work at her firm in the premiere of this drama, but they soon find themselves entangled in a real-life murder conspiracy.


Viola Davis
as Annalise Dewitt
Jack Falahee
as Connor Walsh
Aja Naomi King
as Michaela Pratt
Alfred Enoch
as Wes Gibbins
Karla Souza
as Laurel Castillo
Liza Weil
as Bonnie Winterbottom
Charlie Weber
as Frank Delfino
Lenny Platt
as Griffin O'Reilly
Michael Gaston
as Henry Williams
Suzanne Savoy
as Judge Kathy Powell
Andrea Syglowski
as Gina Sadowski
Megan West
as Lila Stangard
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Critic Reviews for Pilot

In other words, WTGAWM - Rated W...for WHAT?! Whoa! - is the most delicious thing to come along since the cronut (but with only one-third to one-half the calories, dependent on how much red wine you guzzled during Scandal.)

Oct 16, 2015 | Full Review…

How To Get Away With Murder was a lot to digest, and I mean this in an absolutely positive way. That was one helluva fun pilot.

Oct 15, 2015 | Full Review…

Overall, How To Get Away With Murder Season 1 Episode 1 was an intense ride that hooks you in from the start.

Oct 14, 2015 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

It's got all of the makings of a hit: compelling characters, an intriguing mystery, and immeasurable potential to grow as a series. At this point I can't wait to see how the rest of the season plays out.

Oct 16, 2015 | Full Review…

Murder is that delicious, bittersweet final bite in ABC's three-course ShondaLand feast.

Oct 15, 2015 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

I like to think #HTGAWM is a juicy mix of Pretty Little Liars ("We have to hide this body, girls!") and Legally Blonde ("FOUR of you will come join me at my firm!") with just a little hint of A Few Good Men to keep things classy.

Oct 14, 2015 | Full Review…

It's ambitious, for sure, to pack so much meat into a pilot. And part of what rescues How To Get Away With Murder from collapsing under the weight of its narrative is that it's fun to watch.

Oct 14, 2015 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

The most highly-anticipated fall TV thriller did not disappoint.

Oct 16, 2015 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…