Breaking Amish : Season 1

  • Network: TLC
  • Series Premiere Date: Sep 9, 2012
Season #: 1, 2
User Score
6.4

Generally favorable reviews- based on 10 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 10
  2. Negative: 2 out of 10

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  1. Jun 15, 2013
    0
    Fake fake fake. Did I mention fake? TLC is a shameful channel. Let say it would the show would be real: Who cares about the stupidity of these people? I think the whole concept is atrocious. Lets decent Amish people turn into the average brain dead folk, and call it cool. That matters not, because these people are amateur actors who has nothing to do with Amish people. Why call thisFake fake fake. Did I mention fake? TLC is a shameful channel. Let say it would the show would be real: Who cares about the stupidity of these people? I think the whole concept is atrocious. Lets decent Amish people turn into the average brain dead folk, and call it cool. That matters not, because these people are amateur actors who has nothing to do with Amish people. Why call this reality? Lets rename the genre fake-reality show/documentary. SHAMEFUL! Expand
Metascore
61

Generally favorable reviews - based on 8 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. Reviewed by: David Hinckley
    Sep 10, 2012
    60
    The premiseof TLC's new Breaking Amish is so simple it almost seems too simple. That makes the show a little disorienting, because we're really not sure whether we're gawking at a bizarre social experiment or watching five people make a decision harder than anything the rest of us may ever have to make.
  2. Reviewed by: Mark A. Perigard
    Sep 10, 2012
    91
    You'll worry the Big Apple will swallow them up. Mostly, you'll wonder how Breaking Amish will turn next.
  3. Reviewed by: Linda Stasi
    Sep 10, 2012
    75
    Riveting and revealing.