Master of None: Season 1 (2015)


Season 1
Master of None

Critics Consensus

Exceptionally executed with charm, humor, and heart, Master of None is a refreshingly offbeat take on a familiar premise.



Critic Ratings: 65


Audience Score

User Ratings: 3200
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Air date: Oct 6, 2015
Air date: Oct 6, 2015
Air date: Oct 6, 2015
Air date: Oct 6, 2015
Air date: Oct 6, 2015
Air date: Oct 6, 2015
Air date: Oct 6, 2015
Air date: Oct 6, 2015
Air date: Oct 6, 2015
Air date: Oct 6, 2015

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In Season 1 of this comedy web series, commercial actor Dev Shah (Aziz Ansari) struggles to find his way in New York City and goes through numerous ups and downs professionally and personally, especially involving his pursuit of a relationship.

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Critic Reviews for Master of None Season 1

All Critics (65) | Top Critics (28)

It falls squarely into this naturalistic, single-camera category. And it is a vibrant, original pleasure.

Nov 4, 2015 | Full Review…

The 10-episode series, co-created by Ansari and Alan Yang and arriving on Netflix this Friday, is not a cringe comedy but a comedy of manners, fascinated by anthropology and etiquette, by how we behave and how we should behave.

Nov 4, 2015 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Master of None is so confident in its tone and execution that it almost feels like a show in its fourth or fifth year. This may be the most confident first season of a comedy since Veep.

Nov 3, 2015 | Full Review…

There's an age at which being professionally and personally adrift pivots from cute to tragic and Dev is on the cusp. Then, perhaps that is deliberate too - adding poignancy to a comedy that blends sarcasm and sincerity in just the right quantities.

Nov 6, 2015 | Full Review…

At a time when diversity in television is the hot topic in entertainment, how fitting it is for a show like Master of None to pop up and serve as the ideal example of what a unique voice can bring to the table.

Nov 6, 2015 | Rating: A | Full Review…
Top Critic

Quippy, topical but also thoughtful, Master of None is perfectly binge-worthy and thus the ideal Netflix show. If you start watching, be sure to set aside time for all 10 episodes. Go on, treat yourself.

Nov 6, 2015 | Full Review…

It's pleasant and it's informative in a way, and worth watching if only to learn what's going on in the world of the young and mildly disaffected.

Oct 19, 2018 | Full Review…

Master of None speaks honestly, directly, bluntly, with certain dyes inevitably bitter but with a sense of humor. [Full Review in Spanish]

Jul 15, 2018 | Full Review…

Master of None wants to have a conversation about diversity, but it also wants to model what the future of TV can look like.

Jun 26, 2018 | Full Review…

Another entry in Netflix's canon of addictive and unique series, the kind that stay with you long after you're done watching.

Jun 25, 2018 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Master of None: Season 1

  • Sep 06, 2019
    It's a nicely put together comedy, and objectively, I feel that it's probably worth more than 3 stars "meh." But I never got that excited about it.
  • Aug 25, 2019
    I give it five stars. I think many of the episodes were original and well written, well acted, hilarious. I little self-serving but I'll overlook that. My favorite episodes were the Thanksgiving episode and the Italy episode (honestly can't remember if all that was just season2 though, sorry).
  • Jul 01, 2019
    It is sort of like a different spin on Friends- realistic and relatable topics and only 30 mins, so easy to watch if you are not looking for a huge time commitment. Love the actors and their chemistry makes the most mundane seeming conversation topics, compelling enough to keep watching -ANOTHER EPISODE, and ANOTHER EPISODE and another ....
  • Jun 16, 2019
    havent seen s2 but this was good
  • Feb 19, 2019
    Master of None executes what it it trying to do very well and I appreciate the route the show decided to take on most of the issues in each episode. Each episode of the first season tackles a new topic: ranging from old people and how we treat them, to children and problems that come with getting older, The comedy is well written and while most of the jokes didn't succeed to make me laugh, they give the show a certain charm that didn't fail to make me smile time and time again. The acting is usually spot-on, but there are a couple performances that urk me. While Dev (Ansari's character) can have raw emotional moments, he also sometimes acts like someone we wouldn't normally see in adult life, with the same going for Arnold. Besides a few flaws, season one impressed me and I'm excited to see what new things season two brings to the table.
  • Sep 13, 2018
    A touch of comedic genius. Compelling and masterful in every detail, Master of None proves what modern series can be or rather should be. Dev's story is one to remember, one that as a viewer you find yourself wishing it never ended.
  • Aug 17, 2018
    One of the worst TV comedies in history. Not humerous.
  • Jul 23, 2018
    buenísima! me gusta el humor que usa para expresar cosas super cotidianas y contemporáneas
  • Apr 25, 2018
    pretty funny its dry HUMOR that some jokes land and some are just okay it starts off slow but still worth to watch.
  • Apr 16, 2018
    the first two episodes are ne of the best in recent times

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