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Being Human: Series 1 (2009)




Critic Consensus: Being Human is a genre gem that turns horror tropes inside out, utilizing its monster mash of a cast to thoughtfully examine existential quandaries.


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This supernatural comedy/drama revolves around the concept of two young men sharing an apartment. While this seems like a tried and tested formula for television, the twist is that Mitchell is a vampire and George is a werewolf. Complicating matters further is the small issue of the pair's newfound home being haunted by the ghost of Annie; a young lady with unfinished business of her own.


Aidan Turner
as Mitchell
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Critic Reviews for Being Human: Series 1

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (5)

Darkly funny, deeply affecting and utterly cockeyed, a work that celebrates life by dwelling on death.

January 25, 2009 | Full Review…

Watching these characters struggle and fight to maintain some semblance of humanity in their lives is what drives this fascinating story.

November 26, 2018 | Rating: 8.6/10 | Full Review…

It's [Aidan] Turner who really shines in this first episode with a screen presence any show would kill for. Little wonder he's been handed the most interesting role.

November 26, 2018 | Full Review…

The characters in this unusual and entertaining series have a very special friendship, based on the shared knowledge that none will ever be fully human.

November 26, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Where Being Human excels is in its placement of the supernatural next to the ordinary and mundane.

November 26, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Even from the start, Being Human comes across as one of the most genuinely horrific monster shows ever made, with a good mix of creepy effects and subtle suggestiveness.

November 26, 2018 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
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