Z: The Beginning of Everything: Season 1 (2015 - 2017)


Season 1
Z: The Beginning of Everything

Critics Consensus

Z: The Beginning of Everything presents an entertaining look at the life of Zelda Fitzgerald that's full of grandeur, splash, and old-timey wit, though the series suffers at times from a formless trajectory and over-the-top characterizations.

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Critic Ratings: 39

84%

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User Ratings: 79

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Air date: Nov 6, 2015

Zelda is intrigued by a novelist, F. Scott Fitzgerald, but doesn't respond to his advances.

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Air date: Jan 27, 2017

Zelda must decide what she can sacrifice to be with Scott, who continues to pursue her.

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Air date: Jan 27, 2017

Despite the distance between them, Zelda and Scott continue to grow closer; Zelda tries to decide if her feelings warrant uprooting her life.

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Air date: Jan 27, 2017

Zelda arrives in New York City to marry Scott and celebrate their new life with his friends.

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Air date: Jan 27, 2017

As Zelda tries to fit into her new high-life in the city, she changes her look.

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Air date: Jan 27, 2017

Zelda does a screen test for a big director.

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Air date: Jan 27, 2017

Scott and Zelda visit Princeton for an emotion-filled reunion.

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Air date: Jan 27, 2017

Zelda and Scott go on a vacation in Westport so Scott can write, and have friends from New York over for a party.

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Air date: Jan 27, 2017

Zelda and Scott are faced with rising marital tension.

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Air date: Jan 27, 2017

In hopes of mending their marriage, Zelda and Scott go on a road trip back to Montgomery.

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Cast & Crew

Christina Ricci
Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald

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David Hoflin
F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Jamie Anne Allman
Tootsie Sayre

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Audience Reviews for Z: The Beginning of Everything: Season 1

  • Oct 17, 2020
    Beautiful aesthetically. Absorbingly passionate romance. Moving poetic musings. Does not fall prey to a need to overly worship or overly villainize either character. Just beautifully done.
  • Sep 30, 2020
    I loved it. They need to continue the story. Come on Amazon pay for a second season you have the money.
  • Feb 01, 2019
    Starts very, very strong. And then it begins to meander. I feel it would have been better if it'd been created with the intention to be a limited mini-series rather than a TV series, because then the writing team could have crafted a compelling beginning, middle, and end. As it is, without a season 2 renewal, it just sort of... ends.
  • Mar 06, 2018
    THIS ANIME IS THE EQUIVILENT OF BLOWING A MILLION DOLLARS ON MCDONALDS GREAT POTENTIAL AND LITERALLY SUCKS BEYOND ALL REASON, HOTRIBLE ENDING NEVER ANY POSITIVE MOMENTS SCREW WHOEVER WROTE THIS STORY
  • Feb 12, 2018
    Very disappointed this was cancelled. We loved it and so did our friends we recommended it to! Once you start watching you don’t want to stop!
  • Feb 09, 2018
    I really enjoyed this series. After looking to see when season 2 would be out I saw that it was canceled. Super disappointed!
  • Jan 17, 2018
    Found the show to be entertaining and interesting characters.
  • Sep 09, 2017
    This story takes you back to when BIG things were happening. Its thrilling, dramatic, insightful, and educational. This show does not disappoint.
  • Jul 01, 2017
    Ricci is just amazing in her best element with the style & the flourish young people of this era. Great show to taste with wine and good company.
  • Jun 21, 2017
    I'm a couple episodes from finished with the first season and disappointed with the adaptation. Their story is tragic but also romantic, like much of Fitzgerald's work, and the show doesn't even seem to be attempting to depict the vibrant and energetic love that is conveyed in the book. It is too busy making Zelda into the flapper/ heroine of the story when the book depicts her as anything but.

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