Sherman's Showcase: Season 1 (2019)


Season 1
Sherman's Showcase

Critics Consensus

Bold, brisk, and beautiful, Sherman's Showcase is a delightful and stylish sketch show that moves to its own groove and invites everyone to laugh along.

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Critic Ratings: 18

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Audience Score

User Ratings: 6
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Episodes

1
Air date: Jul 31, 2019
2
Air date: Jul 31, 2019
3
Air date: Aug 7, 2019
4
Air date: Aug 14, 2019
6
Air date: Aug 21, 2019

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Critic Reviews for Sherman's Showcase Season 1

All Critics (18) | Top Critics (10)

Sherman's Showcase is above all - and most importantly - just plain funny.

Aug 5, 2019 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

From hilarious original songs and celebrity appearances (series producer John Legend narrates episode one, which also features a quick cameo by Tiffany Haddish), all keeping the funny intact. Do NOT sleep on the best variety series of the summer.

Aug 5, 2019 | Full Review…

... when the show really digs in, it can generate big laughs.

Aug 2, 2019 | Full Review…

In the early going, I'm most taken with Sherman's Showcase's willingness to try damn near anything.

Aug 1, 2019 | Full Review…

The more Showcase's reality ensnares you, the more depth the show takes on. It wants to make you laugh - and frequently does - but even more than that, it wants to sell the bit.

Aug 1, 2019 | Full Review…

Sherman's Showcase has flickers of politics-of seeing getting down and making jokes as its own form of resistance-but they shimmer subtly, like sequins on a halter top. In multiple senses, the show never gets old.

Aug 15, 2019 | Full Review…

"Sherman's Showcase," meanwhile, is a pure jolt of stylized nostalgia, from its affectionate sendups of soul, R&B and hip-hop to its candy-colored sets with their abstract cutouts, traversed by roller-skating dancers.

Jul 23, 2019 | Full Review…

The format is a bit of a hodgepodge, yet pretty consistently funny.

Aug 5, 2019 | Full Review…

Even when the satire in "Sherman's Showcase" goes big and broad, the acting and the musical performances are so good, I found myself wishing there really WAS such a show.

Aug 5, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

The show generally jumps around without lingering too long on any given subject. That can make it a little disorienting to follow, but the brisk rhythm also keeps both the IFC and fictional versions of Sherman's Showcase from getting stale too soon.

Aug 1, 2019 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Sherman's Showcase: Season 1

  • Aug 06, 2019
    Is it Wednesday night yet?! I've watched the first two episodes 5 times. I wake up with Marina del Rey stuck in my head almost every day. And the days that I don't it's Time Loop or Drop It Low (For Jesus). This show is so clever and well written. Every time I watch it I discover a new joke. So many layers of jokes it's crazy. It's unlike anything else on TV and I love it. Rest In Power Human Crayon.
  • Aug 06, 2019
    This is genuinely my new favorite show on TV - the writing, music, choero, performances, set/costume design are all A+. There is nothing like this on TV right now! If out of the box, thoughtful humor is your jam, I promise you'll love SHERMAN'S SHOWCASE!

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