On My Block: Season 1 (2018)

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Season 1
On My Block

Critics Consensus

Charming, realistic, and focused on underrepresented communities, On My Block is the respite from stylized teen dramas you didn't know you needed.

95%

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Critic Ratings: 22

97%

Audience Score

User Ratings: 822
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Episodes

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Air date: Mar 16, 2018
2
Air date: Mar 16, 2018
3
Air date: Mar 16, 2018
4
Air date: Mar 16, 2018
5
Air date: Mar 16, 2018
6
Air date: Mar 16, 2018
7
Air date: Mar 16, 2018
8
Air date: Mar 16, 2018
9
Air date: Mar 16, 2018
10
Air date: Mar 16, 2018

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Cast

Diego Tinoco
as Cesar Diaz
Jason Genao
as Ruby Martinez
Sierra Capri
as Monse Finnie
Brett Gray
as Jamal Turner
Peggy Blow
as Ruby's Abuela
Julio Macias
as Oscar 'Spooky' Diaz
Paula Garcés
as Geny Martinez
Lisa Marcos
as Julia Whitman
Eme Ikwuakor
as Dwayne Turner
Angela Elayne Gibbs
as Rose Westbrook
Reggie Austin
as Monty Finnie
Rob Murat
as Coach Ron
Danny Ramirez
as Mario Martinez
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News & Interviews for On My Block: Season 1

Critic Reviews for On My Block Season 1

All Critics (22) | Top Critics (8)

It's a combination that at first doesn't really seem to click, but by the end of the season, On My Block does feel like a world unto itself, a universe with its own rules and logic.

Mar 19, 2018 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

Much of On My Block functions like adolescence: it's awkward, uncomfortable, off-balance, with plenty of ups and downs. But it's also immensely charming.

Dec 20, 2018 | Full Review…

It's heartwarming, it's funny, it's sad. It's got a phenomenal soundtrack... It's one of the better overall original shows on Netflix by far.

Sep 7, 2018 | Full Review…

Overall, the chemistry on-screen with this group is phenomenal and they hold the story together rather well for what it is.

Aug 14, 2018 | Full Review…

On My Block is the little off-network show that makes huge strides in opening the family comedy category to all slices of American life.

Jun 26, 2018 | Full Review…

On My Block is ambitious and working to take risks in youth sitcom and drama. It is an accurate depiction of the emotionality in friendships and how it affects our decisions, sense of urgency and direction.

Jun 11, 2018 | Full Review…

On My Block has four great leads and its overall light tone give the dramatic moments even more impact.

Apr 4, 2018 | Full Review…

On My Block holds up the realities of these kids' lives-deportation, poverty, racism-while refusing to define them solely by their obstacles.

Dec 19, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Sierra Capri's Monse Finnie is a fascinating heroine.

Jan 2, 2019 | Full Review…

But these drawbacks don't manage to derail the series, which is pretty hard to switch off after three or four episodes as it hurtles towards a shocking finale.

Apr 2, 2018 | Full Review…

The shifts from football game high jinks or a character's apple-bong-toking abuelita to the question of whether to shoot another teenager in the head are disconcerting, to say the least.

Mar 29, 2018 | Full Review…

On My Block had me hooked in the first five minutes.

Mar 26, 2018 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for On My Block: Season 1

  • Sep 03, 2019
    Amazing show with good actors, interesting characters and fanatic writing. I love it. I just wish it were longer than 30 minutes. This is not your average teen show. It has heart :)
  • Sep 03, 2019
    Best Teen Show On Television Watch It
  • Aug 03, 2019
    Absolute must see Netflix Original!
  • Jun 10, 2019
    Was hooked on the show and it's vibes. The multiple story lines never get boring either! Would reccomend.
  • May 30, 2019
    All the characters are great. You get invested in each character. Jasmine is the funniest character ever. Great Show.
  • Apr 30, 2019
    "On My Block" To much drama for a group of 14 year old teens. This show was great however, at first I wasn't very intrigued, it defiantly grew on me and soon became one of my favorite Netflix shows, making it upsetting when I finished season 2. Overall great dramatic show and, I am looking forward to season 3.
  • Apr 16, 2019
    In all honesty I'm confused as to why this show is getting such high ratings. Such terrible acting, jokes aren't at all funny, and the plot is not relatable. Too much action happens off screen as well, not really explained in the best way. And the lingo just doesn't make sense. It takes place in present day but they use slang that was more likely used in the 80s or 90s. "What's the sitch, let's chop it up, people be bonkers" like I understand it's a slapstick drama/comedy, but my god is it lazy. These high ratings show the lack of taste in audiences today, just saying. Netflix you can do better than this, waste of time.
  • Apr 14, 2019
    Man touches so many critical points. One of the best of the best shows I have ever encountered! Comedy! Real life ! Refreshing! UP TO DATE !
  • Apr 03, 2019
    This show is so AMAZING, I don�����t want it to end. Please keep it coming.
  • Apr 02, 2019
    Amazing show!! Intense, hilarious, and real. 11/10 recommend!

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