What We Do in the Shadows: Season 1 (2019)


Season 1
What We Do in the Shadows

Critics Consensus

Delightfully absurd and ridiculously fun, What We Do in the Shadows expands on the film's vampiric lore and finds fresh perspective in its charming, off-kilter cast to create a mockumentary series worth sinking your teeth into.



Critic Ratings: 68


Audience Score

User Ratings: 451
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Air date: Mar 27, 2019
Air date: Apr 3, 2019
Air date: Apr 10, 2019
Air date: Apr 17, 2019
Air date: Apr 24, 2019
Air date: May 1, 2019
Air date: May 8, 2019
Air date: May 15, 2019
Air date: May 22, 2019
Air date: May 29, 2019

What We Do in the Shadows: Season 1 Videos

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Tv Season Info


Matt Berry
as Laszlo
Kayvan Novak
as Nandor
Harvey Guillen
as Guillermo
Mark Proksch
as Colin Robinson

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Critic Reviews for What We Do in the Shadows Season 1

All Critics (68) | Top Critics (19)

With all the riches of the vampire myth in literature, folklore, art and cinema to plunder, What We Do In The Shadows is visually arresting, smart and witty.

May 14, 2019 | Full Review…

I've seen the first batch of episodes of this series. And they're all so clever and genuinely amusing.

Mar 29, 2019 | Full Review…
Top Critic

It seems to me that What We Do in the Shadows has more up its sleeve than just re-creating the vibe of the original.

Mar 27, 2019 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The four leads are great, the jokes crisp and fast and funny, and the visual effects are employed just as effectively as in the movie, folded seamlessly into the handheld-camera aesthetic so they seem all the more uncanny.

Mar 27, 2019 | Full Review…
Top Critic

It fits perfectly into FX's off-kilter sense of humor, and actually gets a little funnier with each episode.

Mar 26, 2019 | Full Review…

So yes, these vampires still suck -- but in a unique series that otherwise just tickles.

Mar 26, 2019 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

What We Do in the Shadows subtly taps into the notion of its vampire characters as immigrants.

Aug 18, 2019 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

Everything in this series works perfectly. [Full review in Spanish]

Aug 12, 2019 | Full Review…

Nadja is the perfect foil for Laszlo's pomposity, but also shines when she gets to lead her own storylines.

Jul 29, 2019 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

This intelligent comedy will end up being among the best of the year by its own merit alone. [Full Review in Spanish]

Jul 16, 2019 | Full Review…

Instead of tortured, pouting True Blood-style vampires, this lot are like the dork-undead that Nosferatu might have met on holiday, and then regretted exchanging numbers with.

Jun 3, 2019 | Full Review…

FX's breakout comedy is darkly funny and often surprising, but most of all, it's deeply unnerving.

May 29, 2019 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for What We Do in the Shadows: Season 1

  • Sep 24, 2019
    Mind-boggling how this show can achieve clever comedy with such an odd sense of humor.
  • Sep 21, 2019
    I loved the series. This series has the same feeling as the movie. The energy vampire explains many of the people with whom I've worked in my career. Present job excluded in case any of my current colleagues read this...
  • Sep 14, 2019
    I stumbled upon this show a few weeks ago while looking for something to watch on Hulu. ... Shadows is hilarious. I laugh every episode. Guillen as Guillermo is a strong presence and talent and I can't imagine anyone else in the role as "familiar". Berry (love his humor, reminds me of my Dad's humor), Novak, Proksch and Demetriou are wonderful. Perfect casting all around.
  • Sep 03, 2019
    Hilariously stupid. Can't wait for season 2!! Show is better than the movie (and the movie was great).
  • Jul 31, 2019
    4 si 7 rup baraca vampirica
  • Jul 29, 2019
    This show is so good, I can't believe it. Every subsequent watching reveals even more to enjoy. The scripts are hysterical, and the actors are perfection. It actually makes me happy. It's my new favorite show.
  • Jul 28, 2019
    Absolutely hilarious! I need a season 2 immediately.
  • Jul 10, 2019
    Hilarious, a must watch for anyone who loves comedy.
  • Jul 04, 2019
    Absolutely weird and funny !
  • Jun 30, 2019
    Lacks the charm and humor of the original

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