American Rust: Season 1

American Rust: Season 1

American Rust: Season 1

The great Jeff Daniels leads this family drama as the chief of police Del Harris in a Rust Belt town in southwest Pennsylvania, helping a woman he loves whose son has been accused of murder.

2021USAShowtime
CrimeDrama

Streaming (1 Provider)

EPISODE 1.1
13 September 2021

The Mill

In a small rust belt town in southwest Pennsylvania, Chief of Police Del Harris investigates after a dead body turns up in an abandoned steel mill. Series premiere.

EPISODE 1.2
20 September 2021

Happy Returns

Harris’ investigation continues. Isaac leaves town. Billy and Lee reunite as Buell celebrates a shotgun wedding.

EPISODE 1.3
27 September 2021

Forgive Us Our Trespasses

Grace enlists help in her effort to unionize the dressmakers. The sheriff gets an anonymous tip about the murder in the steel mill.

EPISODE 1.4
4 October 2021

My Name Is Billy

Isaac befriends someone who teaches him the rules of the road. The sheriff searches for evidence in Billy and Grace’s trailer. Billy tells Lee what happened in the steel mill.

EPISODE 1.5
11 October 2021

Jojo Ameri-GO

Harris races the clock in his search for the anonymous eyewitness. Lee seeks professional advice about whom to protect. Harris’ old Pittsburgh PD partner pays him a visit.

EPISODE 1.6

Debt Collection

Expected arrival: 18 October 2021 

Alejandro learns of Lee’s history with Billy. Isaac turns his first trick solo. Harris travels back to Pittsburgh with his old partner to repay a debt.

EPISODE 1.7

Blue Mountains

Expected arrival: 25 October 2021 

Billy gets in with a questionable crowd. Isaac travels alone. Harris’ investigation into the anonymous eyewitness continues as a high school football player ODs.

EPISODE 1.8

St. Sebastian

Expected arrival: 1 November 2021 

:( Episode synopsis not known. Yet.

EPISODE 1.9

Denmark

Expected arrival: 8 November 2021 

:( Episode synopsis not known. Yet.

American Rust: Season 1 / Reviews

RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Rife with hollow but sorrowful characters, their creation little more than a smudgy panorama of American miserabilism.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

What could American Rust possibly have to say about a place it hardly seems to understand?

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Variety

Variety

The plot thrives on contrivance and misunderstanding more often than human emotion...

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Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Tierney is a lightning bug in the bleak black night that is American Rust...

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Paste

Paste

While the framework sounds like it has all the makings of a twisty murder mystery, American Rust has a maddeningly peculiar way of downplaying just about everything...

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Time Magazine

Time Magazine

Merely reproduces the grim cliches that abound in prestige-branded portraits of rural America.

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Decider

Decider

The potential for a more nuanced and complete story than the first episode shows is there, even if it might take a while to fill in the blanks.

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