The Sinner - Season 1, Episode 1 - Rotten Tomatoes

Part I




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Episode Info

In the premiere, an unassuming housewife violently stabs a beachgoer to death, sparking an investigation by local police and sudden confusion in a small town.


Jessica Biel
as Cora Tanner
Bill Pullman
as Detective Harry Ambrose
Christopher Abbott
as Mason Tannetti
Dohn Norwood
as Dan Leroy
Abbey Miller
as Caitlin Sullivan
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Critic reviews for Part I

There are some issues with this production... But as I said in The Sinner Review, based on the first three episodes that were available pre air, it's not a bad detective story.

September 12, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

An intriguing summer drama that already has us glued to the tube in a season of equally fantastic and unconventional women-led hits... The Sinner highlights a flawed protagonist without asking us to condemn or relieve her

September 12, 2017 | Full Review…

... this needlessly dark and moody limited series from USA - not a whodunit but a whydunit - is off to a less-than-thrilling start.

September 25, 2017 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

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