MotherFatherSon: Series 1 (2019)

Series 1

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Critic Ratings: 14

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Air date: Mar 6, 2019
Air date: Jun 28, 2019
Air date: Jul 5, 2019
Air date: Jul 12, 2019
Air date: Jul 19, 2019
Air date: Jul 26, 2019
Air date: Aug 2, 2019
Air date: Aug 9, 2019

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Series 1 of the drama series following the US-born owner of a media empire and his fractured family.


Critic Reviews for MotherFatherSon Series 1

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (4)

Gere and McCrory are of course impeccable.

Jul 10, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

What could have been a tight, compelling and intimate four episodes was instead a distended, occasionally daft and pompous eight.

Jul 10, 2019 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

This is basically HBO's Succession minus its writing, acting, direction, wit, drama and unnerving veracity. Or, if you prefer, it's The Colbys, with added wheatgrass.

Mar 6, 2019 | Full Review…

Miserable and shocking as it may be, it made for powerful television. How can a drama be so hard to watch - and yet so good?

Jul 10, 2019 | Full Review…

It's not great by any measure, and the emotional range is tiny, but Gere's presence demands yours.

Jul 5, 2019 | Full Review…

[MotherFatherSon is] a busy show, and the first episode feels bloated, excessive, faintly ridiculous. Just bad enough to hook you in and keep you watching.

Jul 2, 2019 | Full Review…

MotherFatherSon has its moments, but if it continues in this opaque fashion I MightSwitchOff.

Mar 18, 2019 | Full Review…

I feel that MotherFatherSon is walking the fine line with some flair and, I'm hoping for the sort of three-handkerchief finale in which every heartstring is shamelessly pulled.

Jul 10, 2019 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The first episode was tense and interesting, if overwrought. Now, I fear it has run out of steam.

Mar 7, 2019 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

In MotherFatherSon, the BBC tried to set up a grand drama on the strength of Richard Gere playing a media mogul. But it didn't have the zing.

Mar 11, 2019 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for MotherFatherSon: Series 1

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