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Defying Gravity: Season 1 (2009)



Critic Consensus: Defying Gravity aims for the stars with its lavish production values, but the series' uneasy mixture of science-fiction mystery and soporific romance sends it crashing back down to Earth.


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Eight astronauts---four men and four women---prepare for a six-year journey aboard the Antares in a series that focuses on the crew's current mission to Venus and the threads that connected their lives during the training process that preceded it.


Ron Livingston
as Maddux Donner
Laura Harris
as Zoe Barnes
Malik Yoba
as Ted Shaw
Christina Cox
as Jen Crane
Florentine Lahme
as Nadia Schilling
Paula Garcés
as Paula Morales
Eyal Podell
as Evram Mintz
Dylan Taylor (II)
as Steve Wassenfelder
Andrew Airlie
as Mike Goss
Karen LeBlanc
as Eve Shaw
Zahf Paroo
as Ajay Sharma
Maxim Roy
as Claire Dereux
Ty Olsson
as Rollie Crane
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Critic Reviews for Defying Gravity: Season 1

All Critics (25) | Top Critics (14)

Defying Gravity feels too slight, or silly, to treat as anything but the cheap, disposable summer programming it is.

January 2, 2019 | Full Review…

A conventional TV drama about love and flirtation as much as a science-fiction space thriller. But it does have the potential to evolve into a likable hybrid, a space opera with enough liftoff to make it through the summer.

January 2, 2019 | Full Review…

Defying Gravity at least looks expensive on-screen. And it has a capable international cast headed by Ron Livingston.

January 2, 2019 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Top Critic

A glorious, glimmering glop of foolishness -- a spitball magnet of the first order that elicits jeers when it wants tears and catcalls when striving for philosophical heft.

January 2, 2019 | Rating: C- | Full Review…
Top Critic

If you can stomach over-the-top, unrealistic plot turns, "Gravity" is an entertaining enough sci-fi-tinged soap.

January 2, 2019 | Full Review…

It's a bit adrift, combining the cheesiness of zero-gravity sex with the menace of a strange, otherworldly presence in a way that does justice to neither.

January 2, 2019 | Full Review…

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