Killjoys: Season 1 (2015)


Season 1
Killjoys

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Fast-paced and amusing, Killjoys uses its narrative momentum to distract from a conventional space-action setup.

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Critic Ratings: 17

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User Ratings: 469

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Air date: Jun 19, 2015

Warrants are served by a fun-loving, hard-living trio of interplanetary bounty hunters in this series, which begins with Dutch and John in a race against time, and a competing Killjoy, to save D'avin's life and clear their names.

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Air date: Jun 26, 2015

A hostage exchange with a vengeful warlord turns deadly when the Killjoys are stranded in a restricted, bombed-out city overrun with dangerous gangs and scavengers.

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Air date: Jul 3, 2015

A warrant to retrieve a missing migrant worker on Leith isn't as simple as it seems when the Killjoys discover something dangerous lurking beyond the edge of a farm. Meanwhile, a psych exam brings into question whether D'avin is mentally fit to do the job.

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Air date: Jul 10, 2015

The Killjoys find their real rhythm as a trio while navigating the ugly side of Qreshi politics as they transport a group of gorgeous Surrogates in a bullet-riddled ride from a badlands fortress.

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Air date: Jul 17, 2015

An easy salvage job on an abandoned ship takes an insidious turn when the Killjoys discover they are not alone and find themselves having to confront their deepest, darkest secrets.

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Air date: Jul 24, 2015

Top Killjoys from around the Quad are pitted against one another in a race to find Big Joe, a legendary bounty hunter gone rogue.

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Air date: Jul 31, 2015

The quest to uncover the mystery behind D'avin's missing memories leads the Killjoys to an underground black market and triggers a shocking incident that will haunt the team.

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Air date: Aug 7, 2015

A toxic Black Rain storm over Westerly forces John and Pawter to take shelter in the Royale overrun with a gang of dangerous criminals. Meanwhile, Dutch and D'avin are trapped on Lucy coming perilously close to the eye of the storm.

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Air date: Aug 14, 2015

The Killjoys finally turn the tables on Khlyen, only to discover the shocking truth behind his presence in the Quad, which leaves Dutch to wonder if she was ever truly free.

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Air date: Aug 21, 2015

A friend who is close to the Killjoys is arrested by the Company in the Season 1 finale, which also finds Dutch and John compelled to choose a side as tensions boil over.

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Warrants are served by a fun-loving, hard-living trio of interplanetary bounty hunters.

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Critic Reviews for Killjoys Season 1

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (4)

Like a fixer-upper house with good bones, a few light renovations may be all Killjoys needs to transform into something worth inhabiting.

Jun 19, 2015 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

This show is slick and sexy with great characters and snappy dialogue.

Jun 27, 2018 | Full Review…

Killjoys has just the right mix of guns, high-tech knives, assassins, cage fights, missions to hostile planets, dark secrets, tiny robot weapons and general space headbutting thrills to be the perfect treat for Friday nights.

May 22, 2018 | Full Review…

It has enough "fun" elements to not be written off completely, but to call it anything more than "fun" would be false.

Jun 15, 2015 | Full Review…

The overall result is an edgy and suspenseful romp that does more than just frantically recycle tropes, making Killjoys one mosh pit you might want to jump back into.

Jun 27, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Cursing, constant violence in alluring, quippy sci-fi show.

Jun 30, 2015 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

By far, the interpersonal dynamics and relationships between Dutch, Johnny and D'Avin are the most addictive part of the show.

Jun 22, 2015 | Full Review…

Predictability wasn't Killjoys' big problem, it was the mundanity of it all.

Jun 22, 2015 | Full Review…

It's not a show for everyone, but it fits the mood for late night summer binge-watching fairly easily, and its leads are charismatic.

Jun 20, 2015 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

I won't be a killjoy and force comparisons with other more distinguished space operas, but after so much grim tidings in recent fantasy fare on TV, maybe it's time for a lark.

Jun 19, 2015 | Full Review…

Let's support this series now, rather than look back on it like Firefly and only come to appreciate it once it's too late.

Jun 19, 2015 | Rating: 4.7/7 | Full Review…

Killjoys has its moments. It's an adventure in space, for pity's sake. It gets points for the premise, and it is indeed fun.

Jun 19, 2015 | Rating: 6.2/10 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Killjoys: Season 1

  • Oct 27, 2020
    Wise cracking butt kicking bounty hunters from outer space. Nothing thought provoking. Only watched one episode.
  • Feb 24, 2020
    speed science fiction with great female lead
  • Jan 02, 2019
    Watchable space opera
  • Nov 24, 2018
    A snarky clever show that doesn't take itself too seriously in a great way!
  • Oct 03, 2018
    We are welcomed to a cluster of 4 habitable planets (or rather 1 planet and 3 habitable moons), which relies on a group of bounty hunters to police the quadrant. A duo quickly becomes a trio as they resque a brother and all sorts of adventures are had. All you gotta do is kick back with a glass and trust LUCY will get you home safely.
  • Sep 18, 2018
    it has great potential and snappy dialogues, too. the characters are fun to watch but the production design could do better.
  • Jan 15, 2018
    Fun. Doesn't get too deep, but easy enough to watch.
  • Oct 13, 2017
    Perfect example of too much character development. This universe is filled with pathetic, unlikeable fools. The action is not worth the slog through Killjoys' oversharing.
  • Sep 02, 2017
    I am so sick of these shows adding gay characters that do not make sense we have a guy who went from being a tough guy with a woman on his arm, to a wimpy guy that is now gay ! Then you have a women taken from the memory of the other same woman but one is gay and one is straight come one they are not twins they are literally the same person. I am sick of these shows adding gay like it is something they have to do not because it is any way close relevant to the story line. Hate to break it to you but 99% of the country is straight and no we don't want gay people in all our shows. You could have had aliens and humans fine but you took the cheap way out with lazy writing and it hurt the show. I am done watching this garbage the plot makes no sense hullen is forever or you are dead but then they can cleanse hullen but not the star she can't be cleansed !??? People die and they morn then other people die and all of the sudden they can come back wow lazy writing bad producing I would give this negative stars but I am forced to settle for a half of star.
  • Aug 01, 2017
    A fun series with a Firefly vibe its episodes are better than its overall arc

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