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      Season 1 – Panic

      2021 Drama TRAILER for Panic: Season 1 Trailer List
      67% 27 Reviews Tomatometer 79% 100+ Ratings Audience Score Every summer in a small Texas town, graduating seniors compete in a series of challenges, which they believe is their only chance to escape their circumstances and make their lives better. Read More Read Less

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      It's completely preposterous and entirely too much, but Panic is never less than entertaining, no matter how far off the rails it flies.

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired May 28, 2021 Panic The new graduates await the kickoff signal from this year's judges, and tensions build as longtime friends become competitors; Heather has sworn she will never play the game, but she may not have a choice. Details Episode 2 Aired May 28, 2021 Heights Twenty-three players are in, and the stakes are high -- literally; the game attracts the attention of the sheriff and his deputies who are dead set on stopping it; the new kid's odds are looking up until a bit of sabotage. Details Episode 3 Aired May 28, 2021 Traps The town celebrates the Fourth of July with a parade, but one float carries a ghost and coded instructions that call the players to a third challenge; a nighttime raid and some surprise alliances mean Heather will have to watch her step. Details Episode 4 Aired May 28, 2021 Escape During the third challenge, a disastrous series of events puts all the players' lives in danger; the players get a short break at the annual Player's Ball, during which sparks fly between competitors, and old trouble returns to cause new problems. Details Episode 5 Aired May 27, 2021 Phantoms The players brave a night at a haunted house, where ghosts new and old make themselves known; the answer to a riddle reveals the game's troubled legacy; Heather's goals almost go up in smoke; a detractors has a secret connection to the game. Details Episode 6 Aired May 27, 2021 Dead-End A demolition derby provides some much-needed distraction from troubling revelations; with police closing in on the judges, no one is sure the game can continue; Heather repairs one relationship and ruptures another. Details Episode 7 Aired May 27, 2021 Trust A train bridge is the backdrop for the fifth challenge; footage shows the fallout from the players' secrets and lies; the challenge determines who gets into the Final Four; the truth may set the players free, but not before it returns to haunt them. Details Episode 8 Aired May 27, 2021 Returns The judges announce the first of the four individual challenges that will establish the game's finalists; the players' motivations and enmities are revealed; the sheriff gets closer to making an arrest; Heather's heart gets broken. Details Episode 9 Aired May 27, 2021 Cages One of the final four players gets disqualified, opening the door for a surprise upset and a dramatic showdown; as outside pressure on the game escalates, the consequences are wild; the players learn the hard way what's really at risk. Details Episode 10 Aired May 28, 2021 Joust Someone is dead set on making sure that Joust, the final challenge, ends with the right winner; an explosive conclusion brings the game to a permanent end; this year's players may be finished with the game, but it may not be finished with them. Details Next
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      Previous Brad Newsome Sydney Morning Herald The series has a good idea and an engaging young cast, but it's hard to see it sustaining 10 episodes. Jun 7, 2021 Full Review Cody Corrall Chicago Reader Panic is a nail-biter of a series that, even with a familiar formula, goes to unexpected places. It's as dramatic and pastiche as any teenage media ought to be... Jun 5, 2021 Full Review Phil Owen TheWrap If you're the type who can vibe out with a trashy teen drama, "Panic" might just be the show for you. Jun 2, 2021 Full Review Michael Cuby them. A gripping tale of class strife and thrilling danger, Panic is a guaranteed instant hit. Sep 27, 2022 Full Review Steve Murray ArtsATL There are so many twists and reversals that by the end, Panic can no longer spring back into coherent narrative shape. Jul 1, 2021 Full Review Audrey Fox We Live Entertainment Panic has its share of flaws, but if you're in the market for a compulsively watchable teen drama that doesn't require much intellectual commitment from the viewer, it might just be the perfect summer show. 7/10 Jun 9, 2021 Full Review Read all reviews Next
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      Previous todd t This show was a Non-Stop thrill Ride for all 10 episodes I couldn't stop watching I had to binge the entire series in one day why they're not making a second season I do not know it was a brilliant show it was well written or else well made and I'm really sad there's not going to be another season WHOEVER MADE THAT DECISION PLEASE RECONSIDER Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/06/24 Full Review Mark C Such a bad ending. The CGI Tiger was terrible. Easy to guess who the bad guy behind it all was early on. Poor acting and no chemistry between the couples. Lots of plot holes and needless scenes to drag this out for 10 episodes. Poor Rated 1 out of 5 stars 01/07/24 Full Review CB G All together great story. The characters all have a great personality to make you live each one. Mixture of love, suspense, thrills and comedy. Great show. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 08/11/23 Full Review Sa A It's is a nail biter and is really well made. The teen actors are awesome too. Very sad there's no season 2. It should have at least another season. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 03/24/23 Full Review Dana H This series surprised me with how good it was. It wasn't marketed right by Amazon or would have done much better and had a second season approved. Writing and acting was better than expected and a good plot. Should have been marketed as a Mystery instead of YA. It crossed generations and could have had a bigger interest if it had been marketed correctly. I am 65 and loved it for the mystery and acting. Good basic story and interesting characters behind the mystery. More Agatha Christie for the 2000'a than a YA series for me. Good job to writer and actors! Wish it got more attention. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 11/19/22 Full Review Audience Member Amazing storyline. Concept. Such a thriller with bit of suspense, romance. Since season 1 it never lost an interest. Must See for someone who is on hunt for binge watch series ! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Read all reviews Next Post a review

      Season Info

      Executive Producer
      Lauren Oliver, Joe Roth, Jeff Kirschenbaum, Elle Triedman, Adam Schroeder
      Prime Video
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      Release Date
      May 28, 2021
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