Mercy Street: Season 1 Reviews

August 7, 2018
Hopefully timing and word of mouth will turn the series into a deserving contender in a Sunday television landscape packed with viable options.
January 15, 2016
Mercy Street's problem is an ineffable lack of cohesion and oomph. The blood is spilling, but the heart's not pumping.
January 15, 2016
This six-episode miniseries... hugs the middle of the road so steadfastly, it makes Call the Midwife look like something by David Lynch.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 15, 2016
A shame that it quickly reveals itself to be a fiddle-dee-disappointment.
January 15, 2016
Despite the lovely title, used by both musician Peter Gabriel and poet Anne Sexton, the show is obvious and inauthentic as it tells the story.
January 14, 2016
Mercy Street offers a mishmash of standard-issue medical drama storylines and self-conscious attempts to tackle the social issues of the 1860s.
Full Review | Original Score: C