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Under the Dome: Season 1 (2013)




Critic Consensus: Under the Dome is an effective and engrossing horror/mystery with airtight plotting and great special effects.


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The first season of "Under the Dome" (based on the Stephen King novel of the same name) f ollows the residents of Chester's Mill as they find themselves inexplicably cut off from the world by a transparent dome surrounding their town. Panic ensues as resources are quickly used up, and the town tries to understand the truth behind the mysterious barrier and find a way out. Dean Norris, Colin Ford and Mike Vogel star in this science-fiction horror series.


Mike Vogel
as Dale "Barbie" Barbara
Rachelle Lefevre
as Julia Shumway
Dean Norris
as James "Big Jim" Rennie
Natalie Martinez
as Deputy Linda
Nicholas Strong
as Phil Bushey
Aisha Hinds
as Carolyn Hill
Samantha Mathis
as Alice Calvert
Beth Broderick
as Rose Twitchell
Dale Raoul
as Andrea Grinell
Jeff Fahey
as Sheriff Duke
John Elvis
as Ben Drake
Ned Bellamy
as Reverend Coggins
Crystal Martinez
as Nurse Adams
Ray Stoney
as Dres Johnson
Zuri Adele
as Mother
Celia Weston
as Mrs. Moore
Berry Newkirk
as Hoodie Guy
Elena Varela
as Townsperson
Jay Gates
as Fire Volunteer
Jaret Sears
as Clint Dundee
Jimmy Gonzales
as Volunteer
Linds Edwards
as Waylon Dundee
Ellen Rice
as Dodee's Mother
Gary Weeks (II)
as Norrie's Dad
Robin Dale Robertson
as Mr. Cunningham
Christy Grantham
as Frantic Woman
Lucia Forte
as Ida Turlow
Ben P. Jensen
as Townsperson
Rahsheem Shabazz
as Young Soldier
Kelley Davis
as Kay Fannon
Kelley Davis
as Kay Fannon
Zach Hanner
as Food Mart Manager
Chip Lane
as Joe's Dad
Julie Kendall
as Joe's Mom
Michael Brady
as Ray Garcia
Nick Madrick
as Bullhorn Soldier
Luke Donaldson
as Scotty Fannon
Ed Ricker
as Andrea's Son
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Critic Reviews for Under the Dome: Season 1

All Critics (49) | Top Critics (26)

Not only is it creepy, suspenseful and full of splendid special effects, veteran actors and fresh young faces, but it's laced with big thoughts about environmentalism and the future of the planet.

June 20, 2013 | Full Review…

It's not profound and it may take a while to reach terrifying, but as a campfire story, a fresh batch of characters in a time-tested tale, sure, why not?

June 25, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Looks like a summer winner.

June 25, 2013 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

To build a dome, one has to start with a solid base and make sure all the pieces fit together. The process is predictable but oddly satisfying to watch.

June 25, 2013 | Full Review…

Under the Dome is compelling enough that if I'd received all 13 hours, I'd probably still be watching.

June 23, 2013 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

The episode is an effective stage-setter, focused mainly on the townspeople's reaction to suddenly being cut off from the world and less on the mechanics of living in a dome without power and a limited supply of food.

June 25, 2013 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Under the Dome: Season 1


Super Reviewer


Based on Stephen King's novel of the same name, Under the Dome was fun with nice special effects and an intriguing plot.


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