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Limetown: Season 1 (2019)



Critic Consensus: Guided by an excellent turn from Jessica Biel, Limetown sustains and impressively creeping atmosphere that makes up for its occasionally fuzzy plotting.


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Based on the hit podcast of the same name produced by Two-Up ("36 Questions," "The Wilderness"), Limetown follows Lia Haddock, a journalist for American Public Radio (APR), as she unravels the mystery behind the disappearance of over 300 people at a neuroscience research community in Tennessee.


Jessica Biel
as Lia Haddock
John Beasley
as Warren Chambers
Marlee Matlin
as Deirdre Wells
Rekha Sharma
as Sadia Latifi
Sherri Saum
as Gina Purri
Stanley Tucci
as Emile Haddock
Omar Elba
as Mark Green
Janet Kidder
as Lenore Dougal
Louis Ferriera
as Max Finlayson
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Critic Reviews for Limetown: Season 1

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (8)

Gripping, succinct, punchy and thrilling, the spirit of the very best of 1970s paranoia films permeates Limetown, making it essential, captivating viewing.

February 25, 2021 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

With a creepy story and a strong lead performance, Limetown is definitely worth checking out, whether you're a fan of the podcast or not.

October 16, 2019 | Full Review…

The mystery is more than engaging enough to keep me watching, and Biel really does a lot of heavy lifting in terms of holding it all together.

October 11, 2019 | Full Review…

The contributions of a commanding lead like Jessica Biel and outstanding support from Stanley Tucci help this version of Limetown feel as engrossing and necessary as the first.

September 6, 2019 | Rating: B | Full Review…

It's spookily quiet but not slow (episodes fly by) and has a real X-Files vibe.

June 24, 2021 | Full Review…

It's dark, sometimes disturbing and won't be to everyone's taste, but Limetown is an effective little chiller, perfect for filling a couple of long winter nights.

June 22, 2021 | Full Review…

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