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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: , , , , , ,


Tyler Alvarez
as Peter Maldanaldo
Jimmy Tatro
as Dylan Maxwell
Lou Wilson
as Lucas Wiley
Camille Ramsey
as Mackenzie Wagner
Calum Worthy
as Alex Trimboli
G Hannelius
as Christa Carlyle
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All Critics (36) | Top Critics (13)

American Vandal can be a brutal indictment of how the culture codifies and institutionalizes narrative. We hunger for conclusions, especially when there aren't any good ones.

December 26, 2017 | Full Review…
New Yorker
Top Critic

American Vandal is everything you want a true crime series to be: highly addictive, incredibly thorough, and absolutely hilarious.

December 19, 2017 | Full Review…

It's hilarious and, somehow, quietly heartbreaking.

December 14, 2017 | Full Review…
Rolling Stone
Top Critic

What starts out as a spoof of true-crime TV shows and podcasts quickly becomes a funny but also sharp and finely detailed look at high school life.

December 12, 2017 | Full Review…

It definitely surprised me. [Full review in Spanish]

November 21, 2017 | Full Review…
No Es En Serie

The structure is at once comedic and emotionally precise: When you're a teenager, even the most trivial stories feel like melodramatic epics that deserve to be analyzed from every angle.

November 17, 2017 | Full Review…
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