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Dietland: Season 1 (2018)



Critic Consensus: The well-acted Dietland delivers timely and engaging social commentary with enough humor and scathing wit to make up for an occasionally scattered narrative approach.


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A wickedly funny and extraordinarily timed satire about Plum Kettle (Nash), a ghost-writer for the editor of one of New York's hottest fashion magazines. Struggling with self-image and fed up with how she's treated by her boss and society, Plum sets out on a wildly complicated road to self-awakening. At the same time, everyone is buzzing over news reports about men, accused of sexual abuse and assault, who are disappearing and meeting untimely, violent deaths. Plum also finds herself in the middle of two warring factions -- one sisterhood who may be responsible for the attacks on male harassers, and the other which preaches female empowerment. She straddles these two groups, trying to make sense of the changing world and her part in it.


Joy Nash
as Plum Kettle
Julianna Margulies
as Kitty Montgomery
Robin Weigert
as Verena Baptist
Tamara Tunie
as Julia Smith
Erin Darke
as Leeta Albridge
Adam Rothenberg
as Dominic O'Shea
Rowena King
as Cheryl Crane-Murphy
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All Critics (53) | Top Critics (32)

Creator Noxon certainly has put together an attention-getter in times when growing numbers of prominent men very deservedly have been exposed for past and sometimes ongoing sexual misconduct.

June 5, 2018 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
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Dietland, which premiered Monday on AMC, finds creator Marti Noxon at her most comfortable: spinning unconventional stories about complicated, rage-filled women.

June 6, 2018 | Full Review…

Watching the show toss a million balls in the air is riveting, even if I have no particular expectation it won't ultimately drop most of them.

June 5, 2018 | Full Review…
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Dietland does establish a distinct personality, and fast.

June 4, 2018 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Sometimes you watch something, and it just has the stuff. Dietland may be a mess, but it's got the stuff.

June 4, 2018 | Full Review…

Equal parts revenge fantasy and heartfelt tale of self-discovery.

June 4, 2018 | Full Review…

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