Critic Consensus: Though it sports rich visuals, Reign doesn't quite fulfill its potential as an entertainingly cheesy soap, nor does it have the chops to sufficiently serve the teen drama crowd.
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as Francis, Prince Francis
as Sebastian "Bash"
as Catherine, Queen Catherine
as Henry, King Henry
as Marie de Guise
as Duke of Guise
Not that I think The CW has any grasp of the mental mojo that made its WB network predecessor such a pop-culture kick. Really? This twaddle? Every single week?
This is a frothy, giggly, historically silly, pop tune-themed trifle, with mid-16th century France as its backdrop.
The CW series does a fairly effortless-looking job of combining a 16th-century setting with a fluid, modern dynamic.
The show seems to be a bit aware of its own absurdity, which is more than one can say for some of the dreck the networks have served up so far this season.
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