Kiss Me First: Series 1 (2018)


Critic Consensus: Kiss Me First believably captures the behavior of modern youth with an engaging premise, but older viewers may have a tougher time maintaining interest in the online cyber-set narrative.


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Air date: Jun 29, 2018
Air date: Jun 29, 2018
Air date: Jun 29, 2018
Air date: Jun 29, 2018
Air date: Jun 29, 2018
Air date: Jun 29, 2018

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Bryan Elsley's innovative thriller series combines live action with stunning state-of-the-art computer-generated virtual world sequences in a TV drama first. Based on Lottie Moggach's debut novel, Kiss Me First moves between the real and virtual animated worlds.


Critic Reviews for Kiss Me First Series 1

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (3)

It somehow manages to be both sleepy and bleak, which only drives viewers to seek out a different reality elsewhere.

Jul 2, 2018 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
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It's a tonal and hormonal nightmare.

Jul 16, 2018 | Rating: 4/10 | Full Review…

Dark, intriguing VR sci-fi drama can be mature.

Jul 10, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

After viewing the first two episodes of Kiss Me First, I can honestly say that I'm looking forward to a light binge with Tess and Leila.

Jul 10, 2018 | Full Review…

By the end, you'll be ready to take off the VR helmet.

Jul 6, 2018 | Full Review…

It's a series that demands you suspend disbelief, which isn't normally a problem, but then it takes leaps and bounds that don't seem to follow any plan.

Jun 29, 2018 | Full Review…

Kiss Me First has a lot of spinning plates. It blends virtual sci-fi with repressed drama - creating a mix that's part therapy session, part love story, part mystery.

Jun 28, 2018 | Rating: 6.8/10 | Full Review…

The show is sly and non-judgmental about all the alternative realities to which a young person might be drawn.

Jun 28, 2018 | Full Review…

I for one am plugged in and ready to play more.

Jun 28, 2018 | Full Review…

It feels uncomfortably prescient for sci-fi. We're not in Kansas anymore.

Jun 28, 2018 | Full Review…

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