Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj: Volume 1 (2018)



Critic Consensus: Patriot Act stands apart from other like-minded comedy shows thanks to Hasan Minhaj's masterful blending of thought and feeling, catharsis and criticism.


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Critic Reviews for Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj Volume 1

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (5)

What Patriot Act is doing very well in these early episodes is balancing the desire to tell cathartic jokes with the need to think, in a way that incorporates ideas about ethics and morality.

Oct 30, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

It boasts a polish and consistency that forever eluded The Break with Michelle Wolf, Netflix's other (now-canceled) attempt at rallying the #TheResistance.

Oct 29, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

A funnier, fresher, less snarky version of Last Week Tonight.

Dec 1, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

So my hope is that Patriot Act can find more time and slow things down, allowing Minhaj the space to fully express himself while the rest of us keep up.

Nov 13, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The episodes are very funny, but the jokes are fully integrated into the topics, not just sprinkled on top like a spoonful of sugar.

Nov 7, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

Comedian shares his satirical take on current events.

Nov 6, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The stand-up adjacent style of "Patriot Act" feels livelier and more original than other satirical series mimicking the traditions and conceits of the evening news.

Nov 12, 2018 | Full Review…

Addresses issues like anti-black sentiments in Asian immigrant communities... and he does it all without making any of his discussion topics seem like the domain of an "other."

Nov 5, 2018 | Full Review…

He's a B- Eviscerator but potentially an A+ Self-Mocker. And bridging daunting divides like that is his specialty.

Nov 1, 2018 | Full Review…

The host makes no missteps while executing the debut episode, although the subject matter may not compel a substantial audience.

Oct 31, 2018 | Full Review…

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