Sneaky Pete: Season 1 (2017)



Critic Consensus: Suspenseful, smart, and terrifically cast, Sneaky Pete is part dramedy, part crime caper, and all in all entertaining.


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Air date: Aug 7, 2015
Air date: Jan 12, 2017
Air date: Jan 12, 2017
Air date: Jan 12, 2017
Air date: Jan 12, 2017
Air date: Jan 12, 2017
Air date: Jan 12, 2017
Air date: Jan 12, 2017
Air date: Jan 12, 2017
Air date: Jan 12, 2017

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The first season of "Sneaky Pete" introduces Marius Josipovic (Giovanni Ribisi) as a conman just released from prison and trying to reconnect with his brother Eddie (Michael Drayer). However, when he finds out from Eddie that the gangster Vince Lonigan (Bryan Cranston) wants payment for the $100,000 Marius owes him, Marius assumes his cellmate Pete Murphy's (Ethan Embry) identity. Then he cons Pete's family into believing that their prodigal son has returned. "Sneaky Pete" also stars Peter Gerety as Otto Bernhardt, Margo Martindale as Audrey Bernhardt, Marin Ireland as Julia Bowman, Shane McRae as Taylor Bowman, and Libe Barer as Carly Bowman.

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Critic Reviews for Sneaky Pete Season 1

All Critics (31) | Top Critics (16)

Sneaky Pete is indeed pretty sneaky. At first you're rolling your eyes at what seems an absurd stretch of a premise, but soon enough you're buying its always-on-edge predicaments and after a few episodes you're hooked into its story-upon-story acrobatics.

Jan 27, 2017 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Top Critic

After a shaky start, Pete gets denser, trickier and better.

Jan 18, 2017 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Top Critic

In a twist on the "grandma con," he (Ribisi) turns up at the home of his cellmate's grandparents and claims to be long-lost Pete. The believing grandparents take him in, and I won't spoil the delightful results with details

Jan 13, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

The show's irresistible central hook and largely winning ensemble are strong enough to convince you to stick with it.

Jan 12, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Like so many other Amazon shows, it doesn't take itself too seriously. It's a reminder that TV can be fun.

Jan 11, 2017 | Full Review…

Sneaky Pete is not one of those intricate series. It's relatively easy to follow, and, more important, it's a lot of fun.

Jan 11, 2017 | Full Review…

Over the course of 10 episodes, Sneaky Pete shows viewers a nicely paced timeline of life for con artist Marius Josipovic after he's released from prison and assumes the identity of his cellmate, Pete Murphy.

Aug 26, 2018 | Full Review…

It's gritty, hard hearted and violent as it glorifies Ribisi's character's manipulative, con artist lifestyle. Can't say I enjoyed it. Honestly, aren't things scary enough IRL?

Aug 24, 2018 | Full Review…

That's the thing - Sneaky Pete isn't reinventing the wheel here. But it is providing a fun, easily binge-able caper.

Dec 28, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Funny and suspenseful, Sneaky Pete is an excellent idea for this weekend's streaming TV viewing.

Dec 28, 2017 | Full Review…

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