Point of Honor: Season 1 (2015)


Season 1
Point of Honor

Critics Consensus

Anachronistic, schlocky, and downright offensive, Point of Honor mistreats an important historical subject with utter absurdity.

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Critic Ratings: 11

Audience Score

User Ratings: 0
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Episodes

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Air date: Jan 15, 2015

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Critic Reviews for Point of Honor Season 1

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (9)

A near if not total disaster, "Point of Honor" feels like watching a group of Civil War re-enactors get together and create their own false narrative.

Feb 1, 2015 | Full Review…
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This show is, to put it kindly, total hooey.

Jan 31, 2015 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Point of Honor is a curiously thorough demonstration of the ways in which a refusal to think about racism is just another, slightly more subtle, form of racism.

Jan 28, 2015 | Full Review…

The hour takes its most absurd turn when one soldier convinces his father to free the plantation slaves, a scene that seems both highly unlikely and calls upon its black actors to react in a dreadfully mawkish manner.

Feb 1, 2015 | Full Review…

Point of Honor has ambition but lacks a driving story and three dimensional characters.

Jan 20, 2015 | Rating: 3.2/10 | Full Review…

Between the racially enlightened attitudes and the splashes of post-'60s feminism, Point of Honor turns Civil War America into a theme park.

Feb 1, 2015 | Full Review…

If the perspective and historical flaws don't alienate you, the bland cast, with their buggy accents and under-produced battle scenes, will.

Feb 1, 2015 | Full Review…

The concept is so ridiculously wrongheaded that you will spend much of the running time banging your skull against the nearest wall in frustration to notice.

Feb 1, 2015 | Full Review…

The clumsy pilot mainly offers cotton-pickin' melodrama.

Jan 16, 2015 | Full Review…

I miss cheesy historical miniseries as much as the next person, but in a word: No.

Jan 15, 2015 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Point of Honor: Season 1

  • Jan 25, 2015
    The acting, direction, and overall production of the pilot only create superficial characters unfitting with the time period, and thus throw away its interesting premise in what could have been a great Civil War drama.

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