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  • Series Premiere Date: Sep 25, 2006
  • Season #: 1
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53

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8.4

Universal acclaim- based on 27 Ratings

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  • Starring: Susan Floyd, Leslie Hope, Donnie Wahlberg
  • Summary: Donnie Wahlberg has his family on the run after he is wrongly accused of a crime in the CW's lone new fall drama.
  • Genre(s): Drama, Suspense
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 25
  2. Negative: 6 out of 25
  1. 88
    If "Runaway" is a harbinger of things to come, it, er, harbinges very well indeed!
  2. 70
    Think The Fugitive meets Beverly Hills 90210 done dark and brooding.
  3. 63
    You go on the lam, and you find Laguna Beach. [2 Oct 2006, p.45]
  4. 60
    The opening episode is solidly done and pretty entertaining. But a fifth season of "Everwood" would have been a much better fit in the time slot following "7th Heaven."
  5. 40
    Runaway is neither credible nor exciting.
  6. "Runaway" is no "Everwood," which featured complex characters and an exploration of social issues. "Runaway" is far more pedestrian -- "The Fugitive" with a family -- but it may not be any better of a fit with its lead-in "7th Heaven."
  7. Reviewed by: Verne Gay
    20
    It's slow. It's dull. It's listless.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 19
  2. Negative: 2 out of 19
  1. YvelG
    Dec 28, 2006
    10
    This was an awesome show, I hope they believe it back and allow it a few weeks to build the viewers confidence. If not, I hope they release the dvd. lata! Expand
  2. rachelh
    Oct 30, 2006
    10
    I realy liked this show and looked forward to seeing it. Its not cool that it got canceled!
  3. tammy007
    Oct 10, 2006
    10
    I really like this show a lot. I hope it stays on! LIke others have said its like fugitive with a family that is trying to meet thr problems they've gone through in the past. It's great. Expand
  4. IloveRanaway
    Nov 25, 2006
    10
    I LOVE THIS SHOW it was the best show on tv and expecially on the CW, all the other shows got boring but this show was totally awsome. PLEASE PUT IT BACK ON THE AIR!!!!!!!!! Expand
  5. PiperD
    Oct 30, 2006
    9
    I was so into this show and i am very upset that it is not coming on anymore.. I feel someone should pick it up and start showing it again, there were only what.. four episodes and that was enough to get me hooked, so please please put it back on the air!!! Expand
  6. MelodyS
    Dec 13, 2006
    9
    With the junk that CW has chosen to leave on its schedule I am bewildered that this really solid show wasn't given a stable time slot and a few weeks to build a following. The characters were well developed andbelieveable. The acting was well done. I guess that is the kiss of death these days! Expand
  7. luisg
    Sep 25, 2006
    0
    its hard for me to be objective about this since my favorite show is now gone EVERWOOD !! ... b-actor b- story line and well non engaging premise... i havnt watched i wont watch and i from what i read im not to wrong.. OOH i miss EVERWOOD !!! Expand

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