Legion: Season 1 (2017)

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

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Episodes

1
Air date: Feb 8, 2017
2
Air date: Feb 15, 2017
3
Air date: Feb 22, 2017
4
Air date: Mar 1, 2017
5
Air date: Mar 8, 2017
6
Air date: Mar 15, 2017
7
Air date: Mar 22, 2017
8
Air date: Mar 29, 2017

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Tv Season Info

David (Dan Stevens) battles mental illness and wonders if the visions he experiences are real following a strange encounter with a fellow patient. After being rescued by a group of mutants, David journeys into his own mind piecing together the fragments of his memory to unearth a dangerous foe and unlock his true power.

Cast

Dan Stevens (IV)
as David Haller
Aubrey Plaza
as Lenny Busker
Jean Smart
as Melanie Bird
Jeremie Harris
as Ptonomy Wallace
Rachel Keller
as Sydney 'Syd' Barrett
Amber Midthunder
as Kerry Loudermilk
Katie Aselton
as Amy Haller
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News & Interviews for Legion: Season 1

Critic Reviews for Legion Season 1

All Critics (87) | Top Critics (33)

Even if you barely understand a thing that's going on (and be patient; chances are you will), "Legion" is a joy to watch, surreal and beautiful, with as many funny asides as frightening moments.

Jul 13, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

Its embrace of interiority and the cerebral along with its considerable visual achievements takes us on a wild ride like nothing else on TV.

Feb 7, 2017 | Full Review…
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What Legion has that so many superhero TV shows lack (sorry, Gotham fans) is a commitment to performance and character that transcends genre.

Feb 7, 2017 | Full Review…

Wow. With its opening montage of a troubled child growing into a disturbed man, the FX series Legion states its intention of blowing your mind with its visual mastery and challenging your ability to keep up with the tricky narrative.

Feb 6, 2017 | Full Review…

The fantasy that fuels so many stories, from The Ugly Duckling to Harry Potter, is that misfits are literally mis-fit and that their strengths can be appreciated only when they're with their own. Legion feeds that fantasy and challenges it.

Feb 6, 2017 | Full Review…

Marvel's moviemakers should be jealous: Just when they thought they were making something TV couldn't top, Legion comes along and sets the bar even higher.

Feb 6, 2017 | Rating: A | Full Review…
Top Critic

Legion is a beautiful show to watch.

Feb 28, 2019 | Full Review…

Neatness, with its suggestions of resolution and eventual freedom from an illnesses without a cure, might be the most difficult-to-accept aspect of Legion's first season...

Feb 19, 2019 | Full Review…

If there are two kinds of stories, those about fear and those about empathy, is definitely one of the firsts, but is full of glimmers of the other. [Full review in Spanish]

Dec 10, 2018 | Full Review…

Overall, a deep cast, incredible cinematography, and killer storytelling are going to continue to make this one of the best shows on TV.

Oct 10, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Legion: Season 1

One of the better Tv shows out there. The film might not be a direct source adaption but it is bold and intelligent.

BrendanN

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