The Gifted: Season 1 (2017 - 2018)


Season 1
The Gifted

Critics Consensus

The Gifted's first season lays a solid foundation for an involving superhero drama that powers past the origin-story doldrums by focusing on grounded, topical stories over mindless action and special effects.



Critic Ratings: 53


Audience Score

User Ratings: 979
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Air date: Oct 2, 2017
Air date: Oct 9, 2017
Air date: Oct 16, 2017
Air date: Oct 23, 2017
Air date: Oct 30, 2017
Air date: Nov 6, 2017
Air date: Nov 13, 2017
Air date: Nov 20, 2017
Air date: Dec 4, 2017
Air date: Dec 11, 2017
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Reed Strucker (Stephen Moyer), a district attorney who helps prosecute mutants for the government, goes on the run with his wife Caitlin (Amy Acker) and his children Lauren (Natalie Alyn Lind) and Andy (Percy Hynes White) when the children turn out to be mutants too and become targets of the government Reed works for. But hiding from the government's grasp proves to be a greater challenge than Reed expected, with Turner (Coby Bell), a cold-blooded Sentinel Services agent, sniffing them out at every turn. Reed and his family ironically turn to the mutant underground for help and get caught up in the mutant struggle for freedom and equality with the rest of humankind. The first season of "The Gifted" also stars Sean Teale as Eclipse, Jamie Chung as Blink, Emma Dumont as Polaris, and Blair Redford as Thunderbird.


Amy Acker
as Kate Stewart
Sean Teale
as Eclipse / Marcos Diaz
Jamie Chung
as Blink / Clarice Fong
Coby Bell
as Jace Turner
Emma Dumont
as Polaris / Lorna Dane
Blair Redford
as Thunderbird / John Proudstar
Percy Hynes-White
as Andy Strucker
Garret Dillahunt
as Dr Roderick Campbell
Joe Nemmers
as Agent Weeks
Frances Turner
as Paula Turner
Joe Nenners
as Agent Ed Weeks
Ptolemy Slocum
as Ted Laird
Matthew Tompkins
as D.A. Cal Jones
Sharon Gless
as Ellen Strucker
Frieda Toroman
as Young Ellen Strucker
Paul Cooper
as Andreas Von Strucker
Erin Way
as Sheila
Jaxon Rose Moore
as Grace Turner
Chris Butler
as Dr. Watkins
Dayna Beilenson
as Pedestrian No. 1
Caitlin Mehner
as Andrea Von Strucker
Adam Boyer
as Trask Security Guard
Ryan Czerwonko
as Angry-Looking Man
Ilan Srulovicz
as Interpol Officer
Michael Senior
as Substation Guard
Christine Dunford
as DOJ Official
David Noroña
as Senator Montez
Tess Malis Kincaid
as Campaign Manager
Courtney Dietz
as Angry Girl Mutant
Eric Hunter
as Mutant Amputee
Kate MacCallum
as Inertia Hound
Michael Milligan
as Gravity Hound
Will Jones
as Cop #1
Bobby Hernandez
as Cartel Soldier #1
Gabriel Manak
as Lab Tech
Vanessa Aranegui
as SS Tech #2
Aden Stay
as Man From Truck
Adam Horwitz
as Cartel Soldier #2
Dawson Towery
as SS Agent #1
Elliot Grey
as Director Wolcott
Renes Rivera
as Hulking Mutant
Michelle Kim
as Chloe Tan ("Vicious")
Marco Schittone
as Young Boy
Raymond J. Barry
as Otto Strucker
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Critic Reviews for The Gifted Season 1

All Critics (53) | Top Critics (20)

While there are undeniable parallels to discrimination and immigration, The Gifted is still a rather predictable, thrill-less hour of television that hasn't found a consistent source of drama, fun, or basic entertainment.

Oct 3, 2017 | Rating: C- | Full Review…
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It focuses on an ordinary family instead of a team of heroes, but it can't be bothered with being anything more than a bland origin story.

Oct 3, 2017 | Full Review…
Top Critic

This latest Marvel concoction is better than ABC's Marvel's Inhumans, which launched on Friday of last week. Still, an overall weariness prevails, perhaps even among the most fanatical Marvel diehards.

Oct 2, 2017 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

If The Gifted hones in more on the family aspects and less on Greater Conspiracies, Fox could have a fun X-Men lite ride on its hands. Just don't expect the same level of complexity as FX's Legion.

Oct 2, 2017 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The Gifted is off to a hugely promising start, and well worth watching.

Oct 2, 2017 | Full Review…
Top Critic

"The Gifted" offers impressive special effects, topical conflicts and poignant acting as it asks: What would you do for your children?

Sep 29, 2017 | Full Review…

Very good, the pilot sells well the series and leaves you eager to see where everything is going. [Full Review in Spanish]

Aug 8, 2019 | Full Review…

The Gifted has a fairly strong start, wasting no time introducing relatable characters and building a new world.

May 17, 2019 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

Fans of the X-Men, are sure to enjoy The Gifted. Sure, it can be a slow burn at times, but when a battle scene pops up, it is more than worth the wait.

Apr 30, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Following up the FX hit, Legion, The Gifted was definitely another strong effort to bringing mutants onto our TV screens and it will be interesting to see what the second episode will bring.

Aug 14, 2018 | Full Review…

It moves quickly and the stuff it's pulling from has potential.

Aug 6, 2018 | Full Review…

There's a serious attempt here at displaying these mutations as something significantly defined and beautiful in a world that is so visually bland and nondescript in comparison.

Jun 18, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Gifted: Season 1

  • Sep 04, 2019
    All together a great show. I loved the parallels with discrimination, and segregation. A very underrated show. I was very sad to find out it was cancelled
  • May 11, 2019
    Kinda boring, but at least it's better than season 2.
  • Mar 29, 2019
    Wonderful show.....Very underrated...I bingewatched this in 2 days
  • Feb 28, 2019
    Very good superhero show. Compelling real world style characters. Doesn�����t give in to standard practices that bog down other shows. The heroes have real struggles, they aren�����t guaranteed success or survival. Keep it going please Disney.
  • Feb 26, 2019
    omfg this show is soooooooooooooooo good watch it now y'all
  • Feb 14, 2019
    The best show currently on air. Please, keep it on air.
  • Feb 01, 2019
    If you're a huge X-Men fan that's been clamoring for a live action series then The Gifted is a definite priority watch as it impressively adapts the comics' iconic societal themes while telling an engrossing family story at its core.
  • Jan 08, 2019
    This is The Coolest TV Series for me 2018, and for sure this 2019. It is so awesome, and it has all character traits of a real film. It has the emotional part, comedy, tension, violence, doubt, Illusion. I watch an episode at least thrice. All episodes are "WOW". Good job the Film Execs and the Actors. You did great. I also Loved the Struckers family so much. And the two(2) couples, Eclipse and Laurna. Not forgetting the triplets. Infact I love all the characters of the film.
  • Dec 28, 2018
    Fell in love with the characters and story instantly, hooked!
  • Nov 04, 2018
    É uma série divertida que entretém o público. Pode haver alguns erros percetíveis na série, mas ainda assim é difícil desviar o olhar em muitas das cenas da série. "The Gifted" fez-me gostar um pouquinho mais das produções sobre super-heróis e de vilões.

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