Law & Order: UK : Season 1

Season #: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Metascore
81

Universal acclaim - based on 7 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 7
  2. Negative: 0 out of 7

Critic Reviews

  1. 60
    To viewers new to the franchise, L&O: UK might prove a fine introduction. For dedicated watchers of the original, it might function as a kind of recap of the "best of" episodes from the series' entire life. But for the truly addicted, it will always be a paler, politer, well-bred echo of the Real Thing, better left on the side of the Atlantic where it originated.
User Score
7.2

Generally favorable reviews- based on 16 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Oct 30, 2010
    9
    I have been watching the reruns of series one for many months now and am looking forward to the next season. Being Canadian, I enjoy the BritI have been watching the reruns of series one for many months now and am looking forward to the next season. Being Canadian, I enjoy the Brit legal system and the way the solicitors are allowed much more leeway in their courts. I also see and enjoy the way inter-racial relationships are represented in this series as they are in my country. I much prefer this series to any of the counterparts on this side of the Atlantic. Full Review »
  2. Jan 1, 2011
    8
    Finally a L and O I really enjoy, maybe it's just the accents but this series is so much more believable than the US versions - all of whichFinally a L and O I really enjoy, maybe it's just the accents but this series is so much more believable than the US versions - all of which I've given up watching. Almost didn't give this one a try but as it's the Brits and the excellent BBC America, I did and am bloody glad I tuned n. Full Review »
  3. Nov 26, 2014
    10
    Good show adapted from the original USA Law & Order. It appears that BBC America no longer airs this show. Too bad as it was good while itGood show adapted from the original USA Law & Order. It appears that BBC America no longer airs this show. Too bad as it was good while it was on TV. Full Review »