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The Expanse: Season 3 (2018)




Critic Consensus: Building on earlier potential and extending character arcs throughout a solidly crafted third season, The Expanse continues to impress -- and shows no signs of abating.


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Picking up immediately following the emotional and suspenseful second season finale, the 13-episode third season finds Earth, Mars and The Belt at war, with each competing entity vying for control. Now, more than ever, the mission to unlock the secret of the protomolecule reaches an all-time high and every decision made could jeopardize the survival of the solar system.


Thomas Jane
as Det. Joe Miller
Steven Strait
as James Holden
Chad L. Coleman
as Fred Johnson
Shohreh Aghdashloo
as Chrisjen Avasarala
Frankie Adams
as Bobbie Draper
Dominique Tipper
as Naomi Nagata
Cas Anvar
as Alex Kamal
Wes Chatham
as Amos Burton
Shawn Doyle
as Sadavir Errinwright
Jared Harris
as Anderson Dawes
Paulo Costanzo
as Shed Garvey
Jay Hernandez
as Dimitri Havelock
Ted Atherton
as Doctor Lawrence Strickland
François Chau
as Jules-Pierre Mao
Byron Mann
as Admiral Nguy?n
Morgan Kelly
as Manusco
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Critic Reviews for The Expanse: Season 3

All Critics (22) | Top Critics (4)

The Expanse isn't perfect television, but entering Season 3 it is undeniably confident about the story it's telling, and more importantly the kind of stories it wants to tell.

April 12, 2018 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

In a lesser show, some of these developments might come off as cheesy or convoluted, but here they feel like a shot of juice straight to the veins as we eagerly followed the protomolecule and Holden's seemingly fated collision course.

December 21, 2018 | Full Review…

That's an overwhelming amount of mostly good science fiction. But hear me out: The Expanse is better than all of these shows. Need proof? Thomas Jane is in it and he has the most hideous haircut I've ever seen.

December 21, 2018 | Full Review…

It hit its narrative stride this year, as all the pieces from the first two seasons' many narrative threads at last came together to form a cohesive whole.

December 21, 2018 | Full Review…

Chatham and Mitchell are both talented actors, so pairing them together in an almost mother/son dynamic was a great move by the writers. Hopefully, Season 4 will develop their relationship even further.

December 21, 2018 | Full Review…

The end of The Expanse's third season has arrived and in a drawn fashion perfectly befitting the rather solid season that it has led up to.

December 21, 2018 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Expanse: Season 3

The captivating storyline and action in this season finally warranted the watching of the first two seasons. Hope they can keep this up in season 4.


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