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  • Series Premiere Date: Sep 21, 2006
  • Season #: 1
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  • Starring: Bridget Moynahan, Campbell Scott, Erika Christensen
  • Summary: This mysterious, J.J. Abrams-produced drama follows a group of six strangers in New York who are drawn together through a series of coincidences and interactions. Sadly, there's no Kevin Bacon to be found.
  • Genre(s): Drama, Suspense
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 27
  2. Negative: 8 out of 27
  1. 88
    It is no small feat to pull off the trick of interweaving so many characters and storylines, but the producers of "Six Degrees"... have accomplished it with admirable smoothness for a series that is just getting under way.
  2. Reviewed by: James Poniewozik
    It's a drama of chance with enough charm to roll the dice on.
  3. 70
    Six Degrees starts off almost as an anthology series, with six stories set in six different worlds, each one quite interesting. But as their orbits draw closer, interest rapidly morphs into fascination.
  4. [It] so far boasts characters more intriguing than their interactions.
  5. The concept is unique, the performances solid or better, but when so many similar shows are competing for attention from viewers who are only willing to commit so much time to watching ongoing TV series, "Six Degrees" just isn't good enough.
  6. In theory, it's an intriguing concept for a series. But in practice, "Six Degrees" doesn't work at all in drawing you in at the start.
  7. 20
    It's lame and it's limp, and as deployed for "Six Degrees," the conceit would seem to owe quite a bit to the movie "Crash," among such other more antique inspirations as "The Bridge of San Luis Rey."

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 52 out of 56
  2. Negative: 0 out of 56
  1. TimM
    Sep 22, 2006
    I found it very entertaining, I think their is at least one character that everyone can identify with. It's very interesting to see how the unknown intersections with other people can affect your life. Expand
  2. lilys.
    Aug 4, 2007
    I think this is a great show. It is a shame that ABC is going to cancel it. I think the problem is that ABC didn't advertise it enough.
  3. [Anonymous]
    Nov 3, 2006
    i think it is very intelligent and well done. i hope it is continued and not cancelled
  4. JackieW
    Jan 15, 2007
    I really miss this show. ABC should get their act together and put it back on the air. One of the few interesting shows around. I liked having such a great show to watch after Grey's. Expand
  5. AlexisK
    May 6, 2007
    I love this show! I wish I would have found it sooner...I needed a new addiction!
  6. MilR
    Oct 18, 2006
    It is a good show. Love the photographer...
  7. HelenM
    Oct 25, 2006
    Not very interesting show, too bad becasue Jakob Dylan does an excellent job on a theme song "Here Comes Now"

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