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Legion: Season 1 (2017)



Critic Consensus: Bold, intelligent, and visually arresting, Legion is a masterfully surreal and brilliantly daring departure from traditional superhero conceits.


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Legion follows the story of David Haller, a troubled young man who may be more than human. Since he was a teenager, David has struggled with mental illness. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. But after a strange encounter with a fellow patient, he's confronted with the possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees might be real.


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All Critics (60) | Top Critics (29)

Legion puts the bite back into the X-Men universe on screen.

March 2, 2017 | Full Review…
Little White Lies
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While there may be Easter eggs for X-Men fans, Legion exists -- thrives -- in its own (astral) plane.

February 10, 2017 | Rating: A | Full Review…
Newark Star-Ledger
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It is a muddle, a beautifully styled, scary, and withholding muddle that can't easily be placed in a specific time period.

February 10, 2017 | Full Review…
Boston Globe
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This particular version of David Haller may or may not have multiple personalities, but Legion itself does, and it can't seem to decide which one should take the lead.

February 9, 2017 | Full Review…
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Beautifully crafted, occasionally incoherent, often challenging and insistently demanding, but what's not entirely clear in the early episodes is whether the payoff will be worth all the trouble.

February 8, 2017 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
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It tries so hard to dazzle that it forgets to tell a meaningful story.

February 8, 2017 | Full Review…
The Atlantic
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