Mayans M.C.: Season 1 (2018)


Season 1
Mayans M.C.

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Mayans M.C. is a thrilling drama with compelling characters, but it struggles to find its pace and the Tellers are hard to forget.



Critic Ratings: 36


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The first season of the "Sons of Anarchy" spinoff "Mayans M.C." introduces audiences to EZ Reyes (J.D. Pardo), a former Stanford-bound golden boy whose life got derailed by a crime. EZ becomes a prospect for the biker gang Mayans M.C., where his brother Angel (Clayton Cardenas) is a full member. Unbeknownst to the rest of the Mayans, Angel has plans to take down Miguel Galindo (Danny Pino), the young head of the Galindo Cartel who uses the Mayans for his nefarious schemes. EZ pledges to help Angel with his plans. "Mayans M.C." also stars Sarah Bolger as EZ's high school sweetheart and Miguel's wife Emily, Michael Irby as Mayans leader Bishop Losa, Carla Baratta as rebel leader Adelita, and Edward James Olmos as the Reyes patriarch Felipe. Katey Segal and David Labrava guest star as their respective "Sons of Anarchy" characters Gemma Teller Morrow and Happy Lowman.


JD Pardo
as Ezekiel "EZ" Reyes
Clayton Cardenas
as Angel Reyes
Edward James Olmos
as Felipe Reyes
Sarah Bolger
as Emily Thomas
Michael Irby
as Obispo "Bishop" Losa
Antonio Jaramillo
as Michael "Riz" Ariza
Raoul Max Trujillo
as Che "Taza" Romero
Richard Cabral
as Johnny "Coco" Cruz
Danny Pino
as Miguel Galindo
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Critic Reviews for Mayans M.C. Season 1

All Critics (36) | Top Critics (15)

Mayans MC, which almost assuredly will get considerable mileage, is another victims-of-circumstances undertaking in which degrees of badness are the accepted norms.

Sep 5, 2018 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
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Already been here, done this. I am exhausted.

Aug 31, 2018 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
Top Critic

[Mayans M.C.] the sequel is far from a careless follow-up; it's a deliberate expansion that's at least within spitting distance of "SOA" quality.

Aug 28, 2018 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
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After almost two hours of Mayans M.C., I still miss the Tellers, and I'm worried I will at the end of the season, too.

Sep 4, 2018 | Full Review…

This is a cocktail sure to go down smoothly with Sons of Anarchy fans, but first-timers may have found the first episode an acquired taste, especially as the gore cranked up several gears halfway through.

Feb 4, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Mayans MC concludes its first season the way it began - big and bold.

Nov 7, 2018 | Rating: 8.9/10 | Full Review…

There's no one to root for and nothing to connect to so it's hard to get excited. Who needs to watch grown men playing medieval war in California?

Oct 2, 2018 | Full Review…

Sons [of Anarchy] fans should embrace Mayans M.C. as an exciting new chapter. There's clearly talent on board, and the ensemble looks promising.

Oct 10, 2018 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

When a cliffhanger like the one Mayans M.C. ended on this week so perfectly sets up a new villain while giving fans of an original series an Easter egg they can appreciate, there's just no room for hate.

Oct 10, 2018 | Full Review…

Mayans M.C. may yet turn things around and add a few much-needed layers to this tale. But it should do so quickly because while viewers might come for the blood and brutality, they will stay for the intrigue and relationships.

Sep 21, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

Sutter has taken a stab into the underbelly of not just biker criminal culture but the demographic and culture wars blazing across America right now.

Dec 19, 2018 | Full Review…

This is not an ethnically flipped version of Kurt Sutter's biker epic but it doesn't quite deliver on a story that will put those fears to rest. There is a lot of potential for Mayans MC to distinguish itself, but it has a long way to go.

Oct 19, 2018 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Mayans M.C.: Season 1

  • Dec 29, 2019
    the first season at first seemed to me, a SOA fan a little of a mock up. like they really tried to do it in the sons way but it didn't work so much. still, very enjoyable and interesting. season 2 is by far better.
  • Nov 12, 2019
    One of the best shows ever, had me from the beginning, Bishop and the club, the brothers, EZ with his moral dilemmas, Miguel who is the most likable antagonist ever, Felipe, always thinking before speaking, the struggling Kevin, who in my opinion is a hell of an actor, and of course the outstanding performance of Richard Cabral as the utmost likable Coco. I love this show.
  • Oct 05, 2019
    Exciting to watch! The outlaw Motorcycle Mayan gang loyal to the Tellers-Sons of Anarchy mixed with the Mexican Cartel and the Feds, what else can you ask for. The epitome of loyalty and brotherhood. Great characters and the machination behind the plot will glue you to the program.
  • Sep 03, 2019
    actually this kind of spinoff totally kills off audience real imagination of there favourite show. down it
  • May 21, 2019
    watched 3 episodes. nothing in those 3 episodes intrigued me (1 viewing)
  • Apr 16, 2019
    Love this show. Has Drama, mystery, sex violence. Loyalty. A great plot with twists.
  • Feb 04, 2019
    Covers topics rarely given an airing. Violent nature of current living conditions in border regions graphic and heart rending at same time. Brilliant understanding of emotional state of the underdog
  • Jan 03, 2019
    Great follow up to SOA! Starts out solid and builds to the season finale!
  • Dec 07, 2018
    Looking forward to season 2!
  • Dec 04, 2018
    Not as much grit as SOA but I do see Kurt Sutter style in this and am hoping it was a soft series starter and next season gets more gritty and destructive like Sons of Anarchy once was.

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