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Z Nation: Season 1 (2014)




Critic Consensus: Although it's hampered by an overcrowded narrative, Z Nation manages to muster up some fun scares without taking itself too seriously.


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A ragtag team attempt to transport the only known survivor of a zombie virus across post-apocalyptic America to a lab that's waiting for his blood. Along the way they face endless troubles including; soldier zombies, psychotic outlaws and giant hoards of flesh eating monsters.


DJ Qualls
as Citizen Z
Pisay Pao
as Cassandra
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While there's plenty to laugh at -- like Sharknado, Z Nation knows it's bad -- SyFy's latest original series doesn't take the creative leaps to surprise an audience already too familiar with how to kill zombies.

September 15, 2014 | Rating: C | Full Review…

The 13-episode series has a sweeping, impressive prologue, but the show itself almost immediately shrinks to a small-scale, dark and rustic canvas. This is the same formula that doomed NBC's Revolution.

September 11, 2014 | Full Review…

In Syfy's new zombie series Z Nation, the priority seems to be cramming in as much violence and gore as possible. If that means skimping on rehearsal time and retakes, so be it.

September 10, 2014 | Full Review…

Z Nation opens at a sprinter's speed and for the most part keeps up that pace. The blood flow is constant and the makeup department answers the bell.

September 10, 2014 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
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It was probably inevitable, given the monster success of AMC's The Walking Dead, that another zombie horror series would be forthcoming ... but I'd hoped for something a little less slapdash and cheeseball than Syfy's Z Nation

October 18, 2017 | Full Review…

Syfy's Z Nation has everything you want in a zombie show: stiff, shambling creatures who growl and stare with lifeless eyes. Unfortunately, these are the cast members playing survivors.

October 18, 2017 | Full Review…

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