Past Life : Season 1

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  • Series Premiere Date: Feb 9, 2010
Season #: 1, 2
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  • Starring: , ,
  • Summary: Two detectives, one a believer and the other a skeptic, use their skills to help their clients discover what happened in their past life.
  • Genre(s): Drama, Fantasy
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 22
  2. Negative: 8 out of 22
  1. 70
    All in all, it's a pleassant enough series. Just don't think too hard about it, or it will deconstruct into psycho-goofiness before you get out the door of the Talmadge Institute and onto the first case.
  2. 63
    Me, I struggled with the whole reincarnation thing--and kept rooting for someone to turn out to be Napoleon. It's hooey. But it's fairly well done hooey.
  3. Star Kelli Giddish is so distractingly pretty and charming, even to other characters, that it adds a layer of deconstructive interest to a silly series.
  4. Past Life has neither [heart nor energy] and leaves us only with hope that it will reincarnate next season into something better.
  5. There is some undeniable chemistry between McGinn and Whatley, but it isn't enough to rescue Past Life. Not in this life.
  6. 30
    It's bad writing. It's lazy storytelling. It's ridiculous.
  7. 25
    As it is, Past Life is just a bad premise executed badly, and very unlikely to be given a second [life] season.

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