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      Season 1 – Revenge

      2011 Drama Mystery & Thriller List
      81% 36 Reviews Tomatometer 87% 100+ Ratings Audience Score Wealth, beauty and status define the people who live in the Hamptons. But one woman seeking revenge could destroy it all. Emily Thorne lived in the Hamptons until an incident ruined her family and their reputation, forcing them out of town. Years later, she has returned to her old neighborhood, blending in with the citizens and making friends, not letting on that she has lived there before. In an effort to right some of the past wrongs, she plans vengeance on those who wronged her and her family -- and she doesn't care at what cost. Read More Read Less Watch on Vudu Premiered Jul 19 Buy Now

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      A campy, trashy nighttime soap, Revenge is pretty contrived stuff, but it's thoroughly entertaining, thanks to twisty plotting, strong visuals, and a host of interesting characters.

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      Episodes

      Previous Episode 1 Aired Sep 21, 2011 Pilot Emily Thorne rents the Southampton home she once shared with her father and sets her plan in motion. Details Episode 2 Aired Sep 28, 2011 Trust Emily gets to work on her next target, a former family friend who testified against her father; Victoria tries to find more information on Emily. Details Episode 3 Aired Oct 5, 2011 Betrayal With help from her new ally, Emily seeks to destroy the district attorney who convicted her father; grieving Victoria tries to confirm her suspicions about Emily's past. Details Episode 4 Aired Oct 12, 2011 Duplicity Recent scandals leave the Graysons on edge; Emily targets the psychiatrist responsible for institutionalizing her as a child; Declan and Jack face a tough decision. Details Episode 5 Aired Oct 19, 2011 Guilt Victoria's vulnerabilities are exposed when feelings of guilt and a fight with her daughter become too much to bear; a vindictive Lydia returns; now aware that he has been betrayed, Daniel decides to make a major change. Details Episode 6 Aired Oct 26, 2011 Intrigue When incriminating surveillance video surfaces, the Graysons begin to distrust their head of security; the tension between Emily and Tyler comes to a head; the Porter boys make their moves. Details Episode 7 Aired Nov 2, 2011 Charade A high-profile newspaper story interrupts the Graysons' wishes to lay low on their 25th wedding anniversary; Frank digs into Emily's past in hope of proving his loyalty to Victoria. Details Episode 8 Aired Nov 16, 2011 Treachery Emily's plot continues to unravel; tensions escalate in Victoria's relationship with her family; Lydia's memory raises concerns with the Graysons; a friend starts to play dirty. Details Episode 9 Aired Nov 23, 2011 Suspicion Realizing she has lost a valuable ally, Emily reaches out to her mentor; Victoria finds herself all alone; Tyler's influence continues to be a threat. Details Episode 10 Aired Dec 7, 2011 Loyalty After discovering a secret, Emily questions Nolan's loyalty; Amanda settles into life in the Hamptons; as Victoria regains some power, things between her and Conrad take a turn for the worse. Details Episode 11 Aired Jan 4, 2012 Duress An unstable visitor crashes Daniel's intimate birthday celebration; Conrad and Victoria use Charlotte as a pawn in their bitter divorce battle; Emily's plan starts to unravel. Details Episode 12 Aired Jan 11, 2012 Infamy Emily targets an author with ties to the Graysons and the Clarkes; Conrad shows how dirty he is willing to get in the divorce; Jack lets his guard down with Amanda; a shocking revelation becomes a game changer. Details Episode 13 Aired Jan 18, 2012 Commitment Daniel's romantic proposal may come with dire ramifications; Charlotte is forced to move back in with her mother; Jack's life is in jeopardy when a person he adores betrays him; Nolan makes Emily think cautiously about her actions. Details Episode 14 Aired Feb 8, 2012 Perception In the excitement over Emily and Daniel's engagement party, things start to unravel for everyone; Victoria uses Conrad's father against him; Jack gets more involved; Charlotte and Emily both face problems. Details Episode 15 Aired Feb 15, 2012 Chaos Emily's vendetta takes a dark turn at her and Daniel's engagement party, putting everyone in mortal danger; Jack decides to track down Amanda; Charlotte goes to extremes to relieve the pain of her family's betrayal. Details Episode 16 Aired Feb 29, 2012 Scandal The Graysons unite in the face of recent scandal; Emily becomes increasingly anxious; Amanda's location is questioned. Details Episode 17 Aired Apr 18, 2012 Doubt Daniel's imprisonment has an unexpected impact on Victoria; Jack's search for Amanda becomes more desperate. Details Episode 18 Aired Apr 25, 2012 Justice When Emily finds out who was responsible for her father's murder, Victoria's pawns become entangled in an insidious cover-up; as Declan gives his testimony, his relationship with a self-destructive Charlotte unravels. Details Episode 19 Aired May 2, 2012 Absolution The press becomes increasingly hostile as Daniel's release approaches; Emily discovers a photograph that leads to more clues about her father's death. Details Episode 20 Aired May 9, 2012 Legacy Back in 2002, Amanda Clarke starts reading her father's journals and begins staking out the Grayson's home; as her anger and determination grow, she forms a plan to seek justice -- as Emily Thorne. Details Episode 21 Aired May 16, 2012 Grief A devastating loss brings Jack and Emily closer together; Victoria's new alliance could seal Conrad's fate; Charlotte goes after Declan. Details Episode 22 Aired May 23, 2012 Reckoning Emily intends to finally follow through with her plan for revenge; the Graysons continue down a path of self-destruction; an explosive event changes everything. Details Next
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      Previous John Griffiths Us Weekly The shocking twists don't stop! 3.5/5 Sep 15, 2017 Full Review Melinda Houston Sydney Morning Herald This isn't high art but it is a classy package with an awful lot to recommend it; a great example of intelligent pop drama. Jun 14, 2017 Full Review Matt Zoller Seitz Salon.com There's just enough promise here that I don't want to write it off. Sep 21, 2011 Full Review Sean Kernan We Got This Covered Revenge is soapy yet highly intriguing. Whether it can sustain the intrigue for a full season and beyond is a question almost as interesting as the show itself. Feb 14, 2019 Full Review Veronica Lee The Arts Desk But leaving aside its bombast, it has already proved itself to be neatly plotted and has delivered a few clever twists and turns... Jul 20, 2018 Full Review Jessica Johnson Time Out Chicago Revenge fails to be little more than pretty people being mean to each other in dull ways. Jul 2, 2018 Full Review Read all reviews Next
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      Previous Angela G I loved this show. Wonderfully casted and written. Only thing I disliked is that it ended because I loved it. Edge of your seat, suspenseful and such interesting character development. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 11/18/23 Full Review Audience Member Martin A. - The Count of Monte Cristo in modern TV form. Let's start off with what I didn't enjoy. Nolan Ross seems to be a Dues Ex Machina, seems fitting for a character that owes his success to technology. Emily Thorne looks super human off camera, but this is explained away by having ninja training, so, we are basically watching a female batman drama and it's glorious. What I loved. I loved seeing Amanda Clark take down an entire party. Each episode is chalk full of suspense, thrills and take downs. I loved every character, my favorite being Conrad Grayson (unexpectedly). All Actors brought their characters to life and the writing is exceptionally consistent. Every role, no matter how small brought impact and consequence. This series does not pull its punches and I loved every minute of it! Don't pass this up for it's one of the best pieces of writing I've ever seen on television, and I can't wait to see what Mike Kelley does next. "While seeking revenge, dig two graves - one for yourself." 9 out of 10. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member Gosto da primeira temporada Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member From ABC comes the exciting and thrilling series Revenge. Season 1 follows a New York socialite named Emily Thorne who moves to the Hamptons and begins courting the son of the prestigious Grayson family; but Emily is really Amanda Clark, who has come to get revenge against the Graysons and their friends who orchestrated a conspiracy that framed her father for a terrorist attack, leading to his imprisonment and murder. Madeleine Stowe and Emily VanCamp lead the cast and give incredibly strong performances. And the writers do an excellent job at creating mystery and suspense as Emily's revenge plot unfolds and the Grayson conspiracy is revealed. Still, it has some clichéd and cheesy romantic subplots and gets a bit soap opera-ish at times; which is also what makes to the show so engrossing. Revenge delivers an intense and riveting first season that's full of intrigue and promises even darker and more tantalizing conspiracies to come. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member A fantastic first season. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member Emmy worthy performances coming from almost every actor in the cast. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Read all reviews Next Post a review

      Season Info

      Director
      Matt Earl Beesley, Kenneth Fink, Bobby Roth, Sanford Bookstaver, Tim Hunter
      Executive Producer
      Mike Kelley, Marty Bowen, Wyck Godfrey, Phillip Noyce
      Screenwriter
      Nikki Toscano, Mike Kelley, Dan Dworkin, Mark B. Perry, Mark Fish, Wendy Calhoun, Elle Triedman, Jay Beattie, Joe Fazzio, Sallie Patrick, Liz Tigelaar
      Network
      ABC
      Rating
      TV-PG (V|L)
      Genre
      Drama, Mystery & Thriller
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date
      Sep 21, 2011
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