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      Season 1 – Army Wives

      2007 Drama List
      76% 17 Reviews Tomatometer 75% Fewer than 50 Ratings Audience Score After a whirlwind courtship, bartender and single mom Roxy marries Army Pfc. Trevor LeBlanc and moves with him and her two children to an Army base in Charleston, S.C. There, she soon becomes close friends with other wives on the base, including Denise Sherwood, whose son, Jeremy, temporarily abused her after the deployment of her husband, Maj. Frank Sherwood, until Jeremy joined the service himself; and psychiatrist Roland Burton, a male "Army wife" trying to help his spouse, Lt. Col. Joan Burton, who is struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder. When the "army wives" prepare to leave the base after it is decommissioned, they must adjust to the idea of moving away from their close-knit group of friends. Read More Read Less Watch on Vudu Premiered Jul 18 Buy Now

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      Injecting doses of reality into the storytelling affords Army Wives a chance to command respect as a reputable soap with heart.

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired Jun 3, 2007 A Tribe Is Born An unlikely group of Army wives band together and form a lasting bond. Details Episode 2 Aired Jun 10, 2007 After Birth After giving birth, Pamela learns that the couple who paid her to be a surrogate is out of town and cannot pick up the twins right away. Details Episode 3 Aired Jun 17, 2007 The Art of Separation Joan is called back to duty; Pamela and her husband rekindle romance; Roxy has second thoughts about Trevor adopting her sons. Details Episode 4 Aired Jun 24, 2007 One of Our Own Denise is put under stress but this time not from Jeremy's abusive behavior. Her husband's chopper has been downed and she waits for news about him. Meanwhile, a soldier takes Roland and Claudia hostage. Details Episode 5 Aired Jul 1, 2007 Independence Day Roxy learns that Marilyn Polarski is having an affair; Pamela is devastated when Chase is suddenly called away on a Delta Force mission; Joan is torn between retiring from the Army or facing a possible court-martial. Details Episode 6 Aired Jul 8, 2007 Who We Are Denise gets a welcome surprise; Claudia Joy and Michael are concerned with their daughter's relationship with Jeremy; Trevor injures himself which puts his deployment on hold. Details Episode 7 Aired Jul 15, 2007 Hail & Farewell Roxy has a hard time trusting that her mother is sober; Marda plans a birthday party for Roxy; Jeremy decides to enlist in the Army and seeks comfort from Amanda. Details Episode 8 Aired Jul 22, 2007 Only the Lonely Infatuated with Jeremy, Amanda is upset when her parents say they want her to go on a family vacation to Montana; Denise decides to pursue nursing at the post hospital. Details Episode 9 Aired Jul 29, 2007 Nobody's Perfect Joan returns home and surprises Roland; Denise fails to show up at Maj. Weatherford's party; Claudia Joy overhears a domestic dispute between Lenore Baker and her husband. Details Episode 10 Aired Aug 5, 2007 Dirty Laundry Controversy erupts when Claudia Joy discovers her old friend, Hannah White, is returning to the post. Details Episode 11 Aired Aug 12, 2007 Truth and Consequences General Grayson and his wife, Victoria, visit Fort Marshall; Lenore continues to sabotage Claudia Joy's reputation; Denise urges Frank to see Jeremy before he is deployed. Details Episode 12 Aired Aug 19, 2007 Rules of Engagement Roland defends Roxy from a local drunk; Trevor urges Roxy to find a new job on the post; Roland questions Joan's eagerness to put her career before their marriage. Details Episode 13 Aired Aug 26, 2007 Goodbye Stranger After a large amount of munitions have been stolen off the premises, Michael believes the post is a terrorist threat; Michael orders Frank, Trevor and Chase to deploy immediately. Details Next
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      Previous Charlie McCollum San Jose Mercury News While lacking the satirical humor of [Desperate] Housewives and the edge of [The] Unit, the show is serviceable in its storytelling, quite well-done in its production and better than well-done in its acting. Oct 21, 2019 Full Review Barry Garron Hollywood Reporter The show succeeds on a number of levels and builds on a well-crafted premise pilot. Oct 18, 2019 Full Review Brian Lowry Variety At a certain point, the soapy qualities could kick in and bring these characters to life, but as it stands, Army Wives feels as empty as expressing "Support the troops" sentiments on a bumper sticker. Oct 18, 2019 Full Review Boston Herald Staff Boston Herald The producers of Army Wives seem determined to deliver a conscientious depiction of life for military families. They need to remember they aren't making a documentary. B- Oct 18, 2019 Full Review Scott D. Pierce Deseret News (Salt Lake City) There's absolutely nothing wrong with a good soap opera. It's just that Army Wives doesn't start out as a particularly good soap opera. Oct 18, 2019 Full Review Will Harris What begins as a guilty pleasure becomes a legitimately enthralling series by the end of its fourth episode. 4/5 Oct 18, 2019 Full Review Read all reviews Next
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      Previous Louise C A good start to a promising series. I enjoyed bingeing on this first season. All the characters were given some screen time each episode, with the usual mix including a villain or two. This was an eye-opening view of army life in the US. If factual, I see how difficult their lives would be, Roxy is my favourite character. She is charismatic and a good choice for a main role. Nothing negative to say about this season. It was really enjoyable. I watched this on Disney+ in New Zealand. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 07/23/23 Full Review Next Post a review

      Season Info

      John T. Kretchmer, Joanna Kerns, Perry Lang, Allison Liddie-Brown, Patrick R. Norris, Michael Lange, Rob Spera, Perry Land, Kevin Dowling, Ben Younger
      Executive Producer
      Katherine Fugate
      Amanda Lasher, Rama Stagner, Bruce Zimmerman, Jeff Melvoin, Hilly Hicks Jr., Julie Rottenberg, Katherine Fugate, Dee Johnson, Michael Oates Palmer
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      Jun 3, 2007
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