Treme : Season 1

  • Network: HBO
  • Series Premiere Date: Apr 11, 2010
Season #: 1, 2, 3, 4
Metascore
88

Universal acclaim - based on 32 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 31 out of 32
  2. Negative: 0 out of 32

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Critic Reviews

  1. Unlike "The Wire," the pacing is lazy. Many of the moments seem authentic, but to paraphrase director Alfred Hitchcock: A good show is life minus the boring parts.
User Score
7.8

Generally favorable reviews- based on 122 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 26
  2. Negative: 6 out of 26
  1. Oct 20, 2015
    4
    I just couldn't get into it.. I wanted to become as absorbed with New Orleans as much I was absorbed with Baltimore in "The Wire". I justI just couldn't get into it.. I wanted to become as absorbed with New Orleans as much I was absorbed with Baltimore in "The Wire". I just didn't like any of the characters much. Some of them I really disliked to be honest. It could have been really good but it just never took off for me.. Full Review »
  2. Mar 13, 2011
    0
    I tried to watch this show wanting to lke it but just could not. I was bored and finally just gave up. I am wondering who gave it 10's andI tried to watch this show wanting to lke it but just could not. I was bored and finally just gave up. I am wondering who gave it 10's and wrote the reviews. Doesn't seem like an average television watcher to me..too well written. Maybe people that work for the show?? They have been known to do that. Full Review »
  3. DavidN.
    Apr 21, 2010
    10
    Treme gets New Orleans right. Simon's wise and novelistic approach is perfectly suited to this most blessed and cursed city. Instinct, Treme gets New Orleans right. Simon's wise and novelistic approach is perfectly suited to this most blessed and cursed city. Instinct, deep research and beaucoup talent bode well for the show's future. Full Review »