Stumptown: Season 1 (2019)


Season 1

Critics Consensus

Simple, but strong, Stumptown moves at a brisk pace and packs a serious punch thanks in large part to Cobie Smulders' star making performance.



Critic Ratings: 38


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User Ratings: 291

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Air date: Sep 25, 2019
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Cobie Smulders
as Dex Parios
Cole Sibus
as Ansel Parios
Camryn Manheim
as Lieutenant Cosgrove
Michael Ealy
as Detective Miles Hoffman
Tantoo Cardinal
as Sue Lynn Blackbird
Jake Johnson (XVI)
as Grey McConnell
Monica Barbaro
as Liz Melero
Ionna Gika
as Fiona X
Steven Williams
as Lionel Hoffman
Matt Craven
as Michael McConnell
Fiona Rene
as Detective Kara Lee
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Critic Reviews for Stumptown Season 1

All Critics (38) | Top Critics (12)

A more-than-sturdy foundation for a fresh spin on the network detective series.

Sep 25, 2019 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

Smulders has been underrated for some time, and she's excellent here, finding just the right edge to the character but keeping her likable at the same time.

Sep 23, 2019 | Full Review…

Mostly what struck me about Stumptown, however, was how fun it was to watch, from the chase sequences to the music to the chemistry between characters.

Sep 24, 2019 | Full Review…
Top Critic

It doesn't revolutionise the trusty crime drama format but it's redeemed by engaging actors and a lot of spirit.

May 21, 2020 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The supporting cast, which includes Jake Johnson and Michael Ealy, is also delightful. The characters genuinely like one another, and many times that makes for a more pleasurable watch than tense police dramas.

Nov 19, 2019 | Full Review…
Top Critic

This is a very special show, that will quickly become one of your favourites, and you need to jump on the Stumptown train before it leaves town.

May 6, 2020 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

Actress Colbie Smulders elevates this well-made procedural private eye drama.

Dec 5, 2019 | Full Review…

The show carries an obscure vibe to it from its dark-colored aesthetics to its topics of mental health and life's woes, but still maintains enough wry and satirical humor to carry a balance within the show's tone.

Dec 5, 2019 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

Stumptown is good, period, without the "for a network show" qualification. It's got a strong cast and fun storylines... It's smart and fast and formulaic in the right ways only so far.

Nov 18, 2019 | Full Review…

I want so much for Stumptown to be the show I know it can be, but after "Dex Education" I'm prepared to be disappointed.

Sep 26, 2019 | Rating: 1.5/5 | Full Review…

Stumptown is a series to be enjoyed. It's pure prime-time entertainment that has a shot at being the next beloved network procedural.

Oct 7, 2019 | Full Review…

[Tantoo] Cardinal's work always elevates a project.

Oct 7, 2019 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Stumptown: Season 1

  • May 14, 2020
    Very refreshing! Great mix of comedy and action. Love all the characters!
  • Apr 13, 2020
    not worth wasting your time
  • Apr 09, 2020
    This show is a must watch! It will keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish!
  • Mar 31, 2020
    Great season. Reminds me of the types of cop shows I watched in the 80s. Enough of a thread to move through the season while at the same time having stand-alone episodes. Characters are extremely likable and grow throughout the season.
  • Mar 26, 2020
    It's been a wild ride! Great first season, hope there are more to come. Amazing cast, great music, lots of fun.
  • Mar 25, 2020
    Cobie Smulders is awesome and the stories are excellent: Funny, action packed, and with enough character development to keep it interesting.
  • Mar 14, 2020
    I love this show for so many reasons... but the first is that it's just different. Yeah there have been PI shows in the past, but this one has a better feel... the family element, the racial element, it's all there. I love the cast... I love how there is obviously a deep backstory to everyone and yet they're slow to bring it all out so that there's always something new and interesting about the characters to come out. I love how this is a show that really delves into the Native American life. I can't wait for more.
  • Mar 03, 2020
    Started out as a different and well written series. Coby Smulders was very good, but then it's creators decided that it needed to be much more progressive and woke. And then began the expected progressive tropes, Heartwarming, mentally challenged character? - Check Tiny female heroine, who can kick any male's ass? - Check Interracial romance? - Check Homosexual/Bisexual character? - Check (Bonus check for it being the lead!) War scarred hero with PTSD flashbacks? - Check Touching, brave heroic homosexual family man? - Check. Evil, rich man(men)? - Check. Funny, quirky, lovable transgender sidekick? - Expected soon. It's hard to enjoy the plot, with all the virtue signalling.
  • Feb 26, 2020
    We enjoy the stories immensely, but the characters are what makes this stand out. Their spirit and flaws combine in wonderful ways, and like the best ensembles they make you want to know them. Their misadventures would make you hesitate to be them, however, but it's hard to look away.
  • Feb 24, 2020
    The show is amazing, the character development is excellently done, the cinematography is great, and the only thing that I dislike is that it keeps on going on break but that's not the creators fault so other than that it's perfect.

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