Preacher - Season 1, Episode 1 - Rotten Tomatoes




Critic Consensus: Despite its departures from the source material Preacher is a funny, gory, over-the-top good time.

Episode Info

In the series premiere, Jesse struggles to escape a past that is slowly catching up to him. Meanwhile, a mysterious entity comes to earth, leaving a wave of destruction in its wake.


Dominic Cooper
as Jesse Custer
Ian Colletti
as Eugene Root
W. Earl Brown
as Hugo Root
Anatol Yusef
as DeBlanc
Derek Wilson
as Donnie Schenck
Dominic Ruggieri
as Young Jesse
Graham McTavish
as The Cowboy
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Critic reviews for Pilot

If you're going to make a show about how, in Jesse's words, "Violence makes violence makes nothing at all," you can't make it a punchline too often without losing something of your social critique.

June 16, 2016 | Full Review…

Tulip and Cassidy both get spectacular introductions.

June 16, 2016 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

If you're walking in blind, you should prepare to be shocked. And if you've read every issue of Preacher cover-to-cover - well, co-creators Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, and Sam Catlin have plenty of surprises for you, too.

June 16, 2016 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

So does AMC's Preacher manage to knock it out of the park regardless of its departure from the original comic? A resounding, relieved "yes."

June 16, 2016 | Full Review…

If the "Pilot" is any indication, it looks as if we're in for a fun ride this summer season.

June 16, 2016 | Full Review…

The show briefly taps into the subversive but deeply earnest soul that makes the comic such an enduring work. What we'll see as this vision continues is a mystery, but the potential is there.

June 16, 2016 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

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