Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles : Season 1

  • Network: FOX
  • Series Premiere Date: Jan 13, 2008
Season #: 1, 2
Metascore
74

Generally favorable reviews - based on 24 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 24
  2. Negative: 1 out of 24
  1. 60
    Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles is a serviceable enough addition to this particular pop-culture mosaic.
  2. Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles happens to contain that show's most interesting character. It just ain't Sarah Connor.
  3. Reviewed by: Rob Humanick
    50
    Despite lacking the trashy allure of "House" or "24," its sporadic inventiveness within the realm of the Terminator universe makes it agonizingly interesting--moderately brilliant in spurts before reverting to the same old clich├ęs.
User Score
8.3

Universal acclaim- based on 138 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 41 out of 52
  2. Negative: 5 out of 52
  1. Jan 28, 2011
    10
    Long-time terminator fan here. I thought the shows were engaging and action packed! Characters are true to the movies, and the additionalLong-time terminator fan here. I thought the shows were engaging and action packed! Characters are true to the movies, and the additional story in between the movies is definitely welcomed. Full Review »
  2. NerijusD
    Jun 7, 2009
    4
    Rather bad TV series.
  3. TomS
    Apr 26, 2009
    2
    A melodramatic, drawn out to the nth degree raping of the Terminator franchise. Sarah Connor's voice over narrations at the end of each A melodramatic, drawn out to the nth degree raping of the Terminator franchise. Sarah Connor's voice over narrations at the end of each episode are eerily similar to the Final Thoughts segment from The Jerry Springer Show. Bad in every way. Full Review »