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American Vandal: Season 1 (2017)



Critic Consensus: American Vandal pays satirical dividends while also working as a genuinely absorbing mystery that offers thought-provoking commentary on modern entertainment.


Air date: Sep 15, 2017
Air date: Sep 15, 2017
Air date: Sep 15, 2017
Air date: Sep 15, 2017
Air date: Sep 15, 2017
Air date: Sep 15, 2017
Air date: Sep 15, 2017
Air date: Sep 15, 2017

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American Vandal is a half-hour true-crime satire that explores the aftermath of a costly high school prank that left twenty-seven faculty cars vandalized with phallic images. Over the course of the eight-episode season, an aspiring sophomore documentarian investigates the controversial and potentially unjust expulsion of troubled senior (and known dick-drawer) Dylan Maxwell. Not unlike its now iconic true-crime predecessors, the addictive American Vandal will leave one question on everyone's … More

Genre: Comedy
Network: Netflix
Premiere Date: Sep 15, 2017
Creators: ,
Executive Producers: , , , , , ,


Griffin Gluck
as Sam Ecklund
Jimmy Tatro
as Dylan Maxwell
Camille Hyde
as Gabi Granger
Jessica Juarez
as Brianna Gagne
Lou Wilson
as Lucas Wiley
G. Hannelius
as Christa Carlyle
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All Critics (26) | Top Critics (10)

It all feels surprisingly, tangibly real and helps extend what is essentially a playground dick joke into a JFK-style, hall-of-mirrors investigative four-hour epic.

October 17, 2017 | Full Review…

American Vandal has a wildly variable tone that feels truer to the drastic, giddy emotional swings of teenhood, and especially by the end of the series, it rubs dizzy absurdity right up against intense, long-simmering pain.

October 11, 2017 | Full Review…
New York Magazine/Vulture
Top Critic

[American Vandal] captures a genuine high school experience in an inventive way that's familiar but fresh, hilarious and so compelling.

October 6, 2017 | Full Review…
Cincinnati CityBeat

American Vandal is a starkly effective takeoff of the increasingly blurry line between filmmaker and investigator, chronicler and active participant.

October 2, 2017 | Full Review…
Village Voice
Top Critic

The funniest parts of the show occur in the subtle jokes that are easy to miss, but expertly delivered by a handful of very young actors you've never heard of, but are about to see everywhere.

September 25, 2017 | Full Review…

... as an examination of today's teen culture, it's surprisingly perceptive.

September 25, 2017 | Rating: A- | Full Review…
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

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