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Mr. Mercedes: Season 1 (2017)

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Critic Consensus: Mr. Mercedes propels its tense, creepy narrative with quick-witted dialogue, strong characters, and terrifying surprises.

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Air date: Aug 9, 2017
Air date: Aug 16, 2017
Air date: Aug 23, 2017
Air date: Aug 30, 2017

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A retired police detective takes it upon himself to bring a demented killer to justice.

Genre: Mystery & Suspense
Network: Audience
Premiere Date: Aug 9, 2017

Cast

Brendan Gleeson
as Detective Bill Hodge...
Harry Treadaway
as Brady Hartsfield
Kelly Lynch
as Deborah Hartsfield
Jharrel Jerome
as Jerome Robinson
Scott Lawrence
as Detective Peter Dixo...
Robert Stanton
as Anthony "Robi" Frobi...
Breeda Wool
as Lou Linklatter
Justine Lupe
as Holly Gibney
Ann Cusack
as Olivia Trelawney
Mary-Louise Parker
as Janey Patterson
Holland Taylor
as Ida Silver
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Critic Reviews for Mr. Mercedes: Season 1

All Critics (23) | Top Critics (11)

The players keep warm what could be a chilly exercise.

August 10, 2017 | Full Review…
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

David E. Kelley definitely still has it, but working with some constraints - adapting a novel and/or working with a forceful director like Bender or Jean-Marc Vallée - makes it easier for him to remind us of that fact.

August 10, 2017 | Full Review…

Mr. Mercedes is a fine example of something that has been less frequent over the years -- an effective Stephen King adaptation carried by strong performances and smart writing choices.

August 9, 2017 | Full Review…
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

Mr. Mercedes has the Kelley hallmarks -- snappy dialogue, credible characters, a story that adds up, an overall feeling of polished craftsmanship. It may lack King's intensity, but it holds on to a measure of the author's dark humor.

August 9, 2017 | Full Review…
New York Times
Top Critic

Executive producer and writer David E. Kelley has delivered another powerful adaptation on the heels of his Emmy-nominated Big Little Lies for HBO.

August 9, 2017 | Full Review…
TV Insider

Mr. Mercedes comes off as a plodding compendium of serial-killer and cop cliches, all conveyed via an unrelentingly dour tone and almost suffocating aesthetic of drab greens, blacks and browns.

August 9, 2017 | Full Review…
Variety
Top Critic

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