• Network: TNT
  • Series Premiere Date: Jun 19, 2011
  • Season #: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4
Metascore
65

Generally favorable reviews - based on 4 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4

There are no positive critic reviews yet.

User Score
7.2

Generally favorable reviews- based on 63 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 7
  2. Negative: 3 out of 7
  1. Jul 15, 2013
    0
    Everything that was bad about this show got worse, still. Incredible as it may seem, they managed to make utterly pointless nonsense even more utterly pointless, except where they just kept it as pointless as it was. The humans are still fighting with weapons that two seasons ago they found out were pretty much completely useless. Almost every single character fails to convey the idea that he is a thinking organism who's neural setup does more than just regulate air intake, heartbeat and digestion. The stupidity shown in the show is simply unbearable. Full Review »
  2. Sep 22, 2013
    8
    Falling Skies sustains its momentum that the series generated over two seasons. In season three, you will spend a little less time watching massive alien battles and invest more deeply in the characters that you've spent the past couple years getting to know something I felt the first season lacked heavily on. If you've been watching this show for two seasons, there's no reason to shy away from its third. There's room to grow, but unlike heavy CGI-dependent shows like Tera Nova which saw the axe after a season or two, Falling Skies has enough weight behind it to carry on. One can only hope that the teams working to move this series along can only achieve greater heights and drive this show to the next level of excellence. There's so much potential that has yet to be tapped a great sign for a show that's already good as-is. Full Review »
  3. Aug 7, 2013
    5
    As charming as the show has been, season three just falls way short of expectations. It felt like it had a new set of writers that wasn't quite sure how the Falling Skies formula works. The setup to Season 4 is interesting, the show felt like it became a caricature of itself in S3. Full Review »