Transparent: Season 1 (2014)

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Critic Consensus: As much about a change in television as it is about personal change, Transparent raises the bar for programming with sophistication and sincere dedication to the human journey, warts and all.

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Air date: Sep 26, 2014
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This comedy series based in Los Angeles follows the goings-on of the dysfunctional Pfefferman family. Season 1 kicks off with the father of the family, Morton Pfefferman (Jeffrey Tambor), opening up about identifying as a woman, and becoming Maura.

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Critic Reviews for Transparent Season 1

All Critics (59) | Top Critics (32)

The show has authenticity and specificity.

Sep 25, 2014 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Transparent, which debuts Friday, is not only a deeply affecting series from creator Jill Soloway, but it's a buzzy, meaningful piece of work that could help Amazon join Netflix in making some real noise in the premium programming arena.

Sep 24, 2014 | Full Review…

Transparent is anything but its title's most obvious definition -- and everything of its intended one.

Sep 24, 2014 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
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Tambor's heart-rending portrayal of a man finally becoming who he's always feared to be is worth enduring three self-obsessed, not-quite-adults and the emotional wreckage left in their wake.

Sep 22, 2014 | Full Review…
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Transparent is the most original, daring and confident piece of American TV since Breaking Bad.

Dec 1, 2014 | Full Review…

After ten episodes, we still want to know more about [te family], even if we realize that, like real people, they'll remain essentially opaque.

Oct 20, 2014 | Full Review…
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One of the least cynical, most convincing shows about religion that's offered on television.

Aug 21, 2018 | Full Review…

It is a few steps away from the great contemporary comedies, although for the moment it can be tolerated thanks to some cathartic sequences where group work helps to cloud those undesirable attacks of interpretive hysteria. [Full Review in Spanish]

Jul 13, 2018 | Full Review…

... without the perfect cast behind [Tambor, Light, Landecker, Duplass, and Hoffmann], the show may never have been as successful.

Jan 31, 2018 | Full Review…

What a joy and a relief it is to be drawn into a mystery-the mystery of character, the mystery of gender, the mystery of family love-that is so far beyond the provenance and the expertise of the crime-scene squad and the forensic pathologists.

Mar 28, 2017 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Transparent: Season 1

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