Quantico: Season 1 (2015 - 2016)


Season 1

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Obvious copycatting aside, Quantico provides ludicrously entertaining thrills from a well-balanced cast.



Critic Ratings: 59


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User Ratings: 948

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In Season 1 of this suspense drama, FBI Agent Alex Parrish (Priyanka Chopra) becomes the prime suspect in a terror attack and goes on the run to prove her innocence and find the person who is truly responsible. When she realizes that only someone from her class at the Academy could have framed her, Alex tries to figure out which one of her fellow recruits had a hidden agenda during training. Suddenly, Alex doesn't know who to trust as her close friend Shelby (Johanna Braddy) and her on-again, off-again boyfriend Ryan (Jake McLaughlin) become suspects. Also starring Dougray Scott, Aunjanue Ellis and Yasmine Al Massri.


Priyanka Chopra
as Alex Parrish
Josh Hopkins
as Liam O'Connor
Aunjanue Ellis
as Miranda Shaw
Jake McLaughlin
as Ryan Booth
Tate Ellington
as Simon Asher
Graham Rogers
as Caleb Haas
Anabelle Acosta
as Nathalie Vasquez
Lenny Platt
as Drew Perale
Rick Cosnett
as Elias Harper
Li Jun Li
as Iris Chang
J. Mallory McCree
as Charlie Price
Mark Pellegrino
as FBI Director Clayton.
Marcia Cross
as Claire Haas
Russell Tovey
as Harry Doyle
Anna Khaja
as Sita Parrish
Alan Powell
as Mike McQuigg
Johnathon Schaech
as Michael Parrish
Marlee Matlin
as Jocelyn Turner
Brian J. Smith
as Eric Packer
Eliza Coupe
as Hannah Wyland
Mandy Gonzalez
as Agent Susan Coombs
Anthony Ruivivar
as Agent Julio "JJ" Jimenez
Ray Stoney
as SWAT Team Leader
Anne Heche
as Dr. Susan Langdon
Valerie Cruz
as Vera Rodriguez
Michael Aronov
as Hamza Kouri
Mark Pelligrino
as Deputy Director Clayton Haas
Danny Boushebel
as Hasan Darr
Eric Morris
as Paul Garnett
Henry Czerny
as Walter Keyes
Daniel Kash
as Marshall Freed
Ari Cohen
as Dan Berlin.
Griffin Wells
as Oded Fehr
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Critic Reviews for Quantico Season 1

All Critics (59) | Top Critics (28)

If Grey's Anatomy set at Quantico with a long-term terrorism plot sounds bad to you, proceed no further: This is not your show. If it sounds kind of appealing, as it does to me, Quantico may be your least execrable show of fall.

Sep 15, 2015 | Full Review…
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At the heart of the action is Priyanka Chopra, a huge international star who could be about to make a splash in the United States.

Sep 9, 2015 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

What the real-life world really doesn't need right now is another devastating terrorist attack on New York City or grossly incompetent screening of would-be FBI agents at the Quantico Academy.

Sep 25, 2015 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
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TV demands suspension of disbelief, but enough suspension to see Grand Central destroyed in the pilot? New York has suffered enough trauma; it doesn't need any more, especially rendered in the service of prime-time entertainment.

Sep 24, 2015 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
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Quantico is so taut and terrifically calibrated that it may out-Shonda ABC treasure Shonda Rhimes, the acknowledged master of sexy, twisty, expertly-paced dramas.

Sep 21, 2015 | Rating: A | Full Review…

As confusing as it was at times, there were parts of the first episode - which balanced soapiness, action, and, curiously enough, successful bits of comedy - that did pique our interest.

Sep 21, 2015 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

For the moment, it can be interesting to see how this curious mix works. [Full Review in Spanish]

Jul 15, 2018 | Full Review…

[This season] lost me a lot of times in the middle of the season but the beginning and end of the season were phenomenal.

Jun 27, 2018 | Full Review…

We wanted to like it, simply because a network TV show about a glamorous FBI agent sounds like fun, but we couldn't get past the open swiping of other shows' concepts and style.

Jun 21, 2018 | Full Review…

Quantico seems to try to paper over the cracks of poorly drawn characters and implausibility by heaping on more of the same.

Apr 19, 2017 | Full Review…

Lack of originality aside, the pilot offers a taut, surprising hour of thrills as it introduces its young characters and plants the seeds of their relationships.

Sep 14, 2015 | Full Review…

After its unpromising beginning, the pilot has nary a dull moment, and Chopra alone would be reason enough to watch.

Sep 25, 2015 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Quantico: Season 1

  • Jun 20, 2020
    The more I watched, the more I realized how much I hate this show, and I hate Priyanka Chopra, or at least her character. Maybe I'm bitter because this show wasted so much of my time, but maybe it's my fault for believing it would all be worth watching...it's not. The writers try too hard to create twists and turns that they became pretty predictable, or too convoluted. Characters are one dimensional, and too easy to turn on each other during one episode, to see them forgive and forget as easy the next. And worst of all, the main character is not really someone you want to root for or want to care about. She's spoiled, got into other people's business, which usually didn't end up good for them, and she used the people who cared about her the most, because she always thought she knew better. Don't even give this show a chance, you'll hate yourself for wasting so much time.
  • Oct 30, 2019
    Perfect show with full entertainment.
  • Feb 19, 2019
    I liked it just barely enough to finish season 1, but i have to say, network programing is so dumbed down that it's hard to watch. The writing and editing was poor. The plots twists are fairly predicable and writing was meh. Acting was par for a network tv show.
  • Jan 29, 2019
    Best way to describe this show is to describe how the show's writers meetings go: Head writer: Ok, people, give me all of your ideas. Writers: Provide myriad of plots and ideas. Head writer: Ok, let's do all of them, at the same time.
  • Sep 14, 2018
    The dumbest show ever! 4-5 girls I can't tell apart. from a cop show to a high school love fest. I've seen nothing that resembles anything remotely real to life.
  • Sep 11, 2018
    Flat script, boring characters, predictable twists... plain american tv show - laaaame.
  • Aug 18, 2018
    Hard to find much to like here. Shallow acting, predictably forced plot twists, hackneyed characters. The characters bounce between overly strong and confident to completely helpless and vulnerable from minute to minute. Hard to picture most of the group actually succeeding beyond day one of FBI recruit academy. The women wearing low-cut tops and the men overly-tight shirts (neither of which would meet uniform standard) are probably the only reason some people watch this dribble.
  • May 19, 2018
    this is objectively the worst show I've every seen. The only good part is how hilarious i tis to watch due to the atrocious writing, acting and plot.
  • Apr 27, 2018
    it is not really necessary to see that tv series
  • Sep 28, 2017
    It starts off potentially smart, but descends into disjointed storylines requiring a tremendous degree of suspended disbelief. The creators overdo their political theatre at the expense of the writing and the acting. They should all be embarrassed.

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