• Network: IFC
  • Series Premiere Date: Aug 20, 2015
Season #: 3, 2, 1
User Score
6.6

Generally favorable reviews- based on 25 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 25
  2. Negative: 5 out of 25

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  1. Oct 10, 2015
    8
    Very well crafted mockumentary. Attention to detail, styling, film technique. These are not punch line jokes but the humor is in the satire. I think my favorite is Kunuk and how it makes fun of the original in all the right places.
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77

Generally favorable reviews - based on 17 Critic Reviews

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 17
  2. Negative: 0 out of 17
  1. Reviewed by: Tim Grierson
    Aug 20, 2015
    80
    Documentary Now! is so wonderfully silly it may take viewers a moment to recognize just how smart it is, too.
  2. Reviewed by: Hays Davis
    Aug 20, 2015
    80
    Not only are the fake documentaries of Documentary Now! hilarious, but doc fans are sure to embrace (while laughing) these studiously crafted pieces from creators Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, and Seth Myers for their loving attention to detail.
  3. 50
    Each episode parodies a famous documentary, sometimes with exacting precision and sometimes with not-so-exacting precision.