Critic Consensus: The Expanse blends sci-fi elements and detective noir into a visually compelling whole, though it takes a few episodes for the story to capture viewers' intrigue.
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as Detective Miller
as Chrisjen Avasarala
as Alex Kamal
as Naomi Nagata
as Amos Burton
as Julie Mao
as Executive Officer
as Shed Garvey
as Dimitri Havelock
News & Interviews for The Expanse: Season 1
It's a lot smarter than dross that typically masquerades as sci-fi on TV.
Expanse is so expansive, it's hard to pin down - well, anything... Looks great. But what's going on?
Granted nothing here feels new or pressing, or as intense as an episode of the aforementioned Game of Thrones. But if sweeping, beautiful scenes and expansive stories that take episodes to piece together are your thing, you'll be set with The Expanse.
The Expanse has a few tricks up its sleeve. They include some nifty camera work and a deft cliffhanger that make it the... captivating.
There's a lot to get a grip on, and it might help to have read the books. If I tried to explain in full, we'd be here all day, and I couldn't do it anyway.
Audience Reviews for The Expanse: Season 1
Poor writing muddled with bouts of atrocious acting, not to mention an overly complicated storyline... were not enough to keep me from finishing this season, in the hopes that they up their game going forward.
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