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Lethal Weapon: Season 1 (2016-2017)




Critic Consensus: Lethal Weapon's overly polished production values and tired narrative are somewhat overcome by solid chemistry between its two leads.


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Roger Murtaugh (Damon Wayans) is an LAPD detective recovering from a heart attack, he's married and has three children; Martin Riggs (Clayne Crawford) is a former Navy SEAL recovering from the death of his wife and unborn child. When the two are partnered, they clash over their different approaches to the job and to life in general: Murtaugh wants to avoid stress at all cost, while Riggs throws himself into peril every chance he gets. This buddy-cop show is based on the movie series of the same name, and its first season is all about the journey to friendship and camaraderie between the two protagonists while they're trying to catch criminals and keep each other alive.


Damon Wayans
as Roger Murtaugh
Clayne Crawford
as Martin Riggs
Kevin Rahm
as Capt. Brooks Avery
Jordana Brewster
as Dr. Maureen "Mo" Cahill
Keesha Sharp
as Trish Murtaugh
Dante Brown
as Roger Murtaugh Jr.
Chandler Kinney
as Riana Murtaugh
Michelle Mitchenor
as Det. Sonya Bailey
Tony Plana
as Ronnie Delgado
Hilarie Burton
as Karen Palmer
Floriana Lima
as Miranda Riggs
Michele Mitchenor
as Sonya Bailey
Matt Passmore
as Gideon Lyon
Toni Trucks
as Det. Maria Torez
Sprague Grayden
as Det. Genie Babcock
Gino Anthony Pesi
as Daryl Hennicky
Thomas Lennon
as Leo Getz
Ted Levine
as Ned Brower
Tanc Sade
as Julian
Megan Stevenson
as Bambi Mortenstern
Peter Cortes
as Oscar Alvarez
Jason Derulo
as Ronald Dawson
Roberto Aguire
as Dylan Ashworth
Chris Tavarez
as Jesse Raines
Kristoffer Polaha
as Bennet Hirsch
Alejandro Edda
as Luis Caldera
Aaron McPherson
as Agent Zigman
Shashawnee Hall
as Coach Marshawn Wiley
Joyful Drake
as Tanya Raines
Daniella Alonso
as Maria Navar
Robert Curtis Brown
as Walter Hancock
Robert Arce
as Det. Shepherd
Kwame Patterson
as Jack Kirstein
Ned Vaughn
as Agent Chappel
Alex Weed
as Lonnie
Michael Harney
as Mike Ramos
Gail Borges
as Judge Bechdel
Rick Ravanello
as David Garrison
Chin Yere
as Jenna
Derek Mio
as Donnie
James Black
as Benny Barns
David Klency
as Wendell
Ellen Hollman
as Angela Carlson
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Critic Reviews for Lethal Weapon: Season 1

All Critics (41) | Top Critics (13)

As recycled material goes, this doesn't reek as bad as I expected it would.

September 21, 2016 | Full Review…

Crawford and Wayans prove to be a pretty good fit, as actors if not always as partners.

September 21, 2016 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
Top Critic

Too many new shows this season are based on old movies, but try not to hold that against Damon Wayans and Clayne Crawford, whose odd-couple pairing as TV's answer to Danny Glover and Mel Gibson actually works.

September 20, 2016 | Full Review…

High body count. High cute quotient. Extreme yawn value.

September 20, 2016 | Rating: C- | Full Review…
Top Critic

Crazy action, critical moments, shots, explosions, gracietas, persecutions, liters of testosterone ... The series gives what is expected of it. [Full Review in Spanish]

July 10, 2018 | Full Review…

It's not that it isn't fun - it just isn't anything we haven't seen before, and television should be getting better, not lazier.

December 20, 2017 | Full Review…

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