• Network: NBC
  • Series Premiere Date: Jan 8, 2012
  • Season #: 1
User Score
7.1

Generally favorable reviews- based on 27 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 27
  2. Negative: 2 out of 27

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  1. Jul 14, 2012
    9
    Loved it. Super good.. Whats with the bad reviews. They are sooo wrong. Just needed more people to know about the show. Just want more. Hope it get's a second season.

    Peace..
  2. Apr 28, 2012
    9
    Excellent suspenseful show befitting of a Grisham novel. Although the flashbacks style can be a bit irritating at times, nonetheless the writing, acting and plot lines are riveting, especially for network tv.
  3. Jul 15, 2012
    10
    We watch this suspense filled show and can't wait for the next episodes to come out. It is hard to find a series as interesting as The Firm on the networks so please don't cancel this show!
Metascore
52

Mixed or average reviews - based on 24 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 24
  2. Negative: 6 out of 24
  1. Reviewed by: Gail Pennington
    Aug 27, 2012
    50
    The Firm is tedious but not terrible; whether it will be watchable depends, one, on how much you like legal procedurals and, two, how the ongoing McDeeres-in-jeopardy plot is handled in future episodes.
  2. Reviewed by: Maureen Ryan
    Jan 10, 2012
    30
    At least Lewis appeared to be having fun, which can't be said of anyone else in this rather grim production.
  3. Reviewed by: Rick Porter
    Jan 9, 2012
    50
    Lucas is actually quite good as Mitch, as is Molly Parker as his wife, Abby. The issue lies more with the mechanics of the plot.