Relativity: Season 1 - Rotten Tomatoes

Relativity: Season 1 (1996-1997)



Critic Consensus: Adding a pinch of grounded reality to an idyllic romance, Relativity entices with a likable pair of star-crossed lovers and nuanced supporting players.


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The emotional ups and downs of two twentysomethings who meet and fall in love in Rome, and then struggle to find a place for their relationship when they return to the U.S.


David Conrad
as Leo Roth
Richard Schiff
as Barry Roth
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Critic Reviews for Relativity: Season 1

All Critics (21) | Top Critics (12)

Amid the dithering, some finely etched portraits of family life (hers is loving, his is problematic) hit the bull's-eye.

October 20, 2021 | Full Review…
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[Relativity] establishes [Kimberly] Williams as a major talent, playing one of the quirkiest, most engaging characters of the new season.

October 19, 2021 | Full Review…

I fear the show would have made a pleasant TV movie and that there isn't enough going on to sustain a series. Still, we'll always have Rome.

August 13, 2019 | Full Review…

From the producers of thirtysomething and My So-Called Life, Relativity promises to expand its focus in upcoming weeks to include the families and friends of the main characters. Only its Saturday time slot hurts.

October 25, 2021 | Rating: A | Full Review…

Sweet without being saccharine. Stars Kimberly Williams and David Conrad have a nice understated touch.

October 20, 2021 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Now all they have to do is get to know one another and their very different families. For saps, not kids.

October 14, 2021 | Full Review…

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