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The OA: Season 1 (2016)




Critic Consensus: The OA is more than OK.


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Seven years after vanishing from her home, a young woman returns with mysterious new abilities and recruits five strangers for a secret mission.


Brit Marling
as Prairie Johnson
Scott Wilson
as Abel Johnson
Alice Krige
as Nancy Johnson
Patrick Gibson
as Steve Winchell
Jason Isaacs
as Dr. Hunter Aloysius 'Hap' Percy
Brandon Perea
as Alfonso "French" Sosa
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Critic Reviews for The OA: Season 1

All Critics (54) | Top Critics (19)

Absorbing, despite its flaws.

March 28, 2018 | Full Review…

Oh, man. If we take The OA exactly 1000 times less seriously than The OA takes itself, we might have found the best show of 2016.

December 19, 2016 | Full Review…

What's most striking... is the richness of the story. It weaves in such a variety of textures and styles and allusions that it sometimes feels transparently absurd, but it's hard not to be drawn in given the wealth of different objects on offer.

December 19, 2016 | Full Review…

Like a cat trying to play the piano, it might not exactly achieve its goal, but the attempt is still rather endearing and undeniably watchable.

December 19, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

I haven't seen anything quite like The OA, whose twists were gripping enough to keep me going even in some moments when I'd otherwise have been rolling my eyes.

December 19, 2016 | Full Review…

The OA feels like a singular, focused effort, which gives it an addictive confidence... Such an aggressive reach... eventually leads to the story tripping over itself, but the imagination is to be admired more than the end result derided.

December 16, 2016 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

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Super Reviewer

A confusing series that fails to intrigue in the entire span of the season.


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