• Network: NBC
  • Series Premiere Date: Sep 26, 2007
Season #: 1, 2
Metascore
64

Generally favorable reviews - based on 21 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 21
  2. Negative: 4 out of 21
  1. Reviewed by: Ken Tucker
    83
    Life is intelligent fun.
User Score
9.2

Universal acclaim- based on 215 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Negative: 1 out of 138
  1. Dec 21, 2013
    10
    Zen philosophy in a prime-time network show, what a great concept. The police procedural simply serves as the framework to explore DamianZen philosophy in a prime-time network show, what a great concept. The police procedural simply serves as the framework to explore Damian Lewis' character, and how he deals with the world. Lewis and Shahi play their parts so well, and with the sharply written dialogue, it is a pleasure to watch and listen to. Full Review »
  2. Aug 23, 2013
    8
    Actually a pretty good show. Not predictable like the other cop drams on TV and the back-story involving Lewis's character is interesting asActually a pretty good show. Not predictable like the other cop drams on TV and the back-story involving Lewis's character is interesting as well. Lewis himself is fantastic in this and the rest of his supporting cast is solid as well. I'd recommend it, It's enjoyable to watch. Full Review »
  3. Mar 13, 2013
    10
    The writing is great, the pacing is great, the character development is fantastic, the camera work is engaging. This is a thoroughlyThe writing is great, the pacing is great, the character development is fantastic, the camera work is engaging. This is a thoroughly entertaining show. As I came upon the last episode, I worried that it would end in medias res. But in fact, they wrap the whole thing up beautifully and you are left with a satisfied sense of having read through a long and wonderful novel. Full Review »