Catastrophe: Season 1

Catastrophe: Season 1

Catastrophe: Season 1

After a one-week stand, an American fellow (Rob Delaney, Hobbs & Shaw) and an Irish woman (Sharon Horgan, Game Night) deal with a shock pregnancy in this London-based rom-com series.

2015UK
ComedyRomance
Creator:
Sharon Horgan ('Divorce', 'Motherland', 'Women on the Verge')Rob Delaney
Cast:
Sharon HorganRob DelaneyMark BonnarAshley Jensen
EPISODE 1.1

Episode 1

Can Sharon, 'an extraordinarily good-smelling woman', and Rob, 'a sturdy love-maker', navigate the thorny situations they find themselves in and still find time for an emergency shag in a stairwell?

EPISODE 1.2

Episode 2

Sharon faces the reality of having a new room-mate in the form of Rob, the man whose child she happens to be carrying. She introduces him to her brother Fergal who gives them both a... MORE royal hard time.

EPISODE 1.3

Episode 3

Pregnant Sharon's hormones plague her with waves of horniness and sadness and a host of other fears. Rob begins a clandestine friendship with Chris, who is married to a woman Sharon can't stand.

EPISODE 1.4

Episode 4

Sharon's parents visit from Ireland and have a strained introduction to Rob. More health complications create stress for them both, and Rob's secret friendship with Chris explodes in his face.

EPISODE 1.5

Episode 5

Sharon and Rob plan their wedding while Rob plans a surprise birthday party for Sharon. Rob is fired via Skype by his Boston bosses and begins searching for employment in London.

EPISODE 1.6

Episode 6

Sharon decides on her maid of honour and Rob asks Sharon's brother Fergal to be his best man. Rob and Sharon enjoy their stag and hen nights, both of which spiral out of control.

Catastrophe: Season 1 / Reviews

The Washington Post

The Washington Post

[An] endearingly ribald six-episode dramedy import from British TV.

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Vox

Vox

There's nothing revolutionary here, but man, what is here is some of the funniest, most soulful TV of the summer.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

While it does have structure to its episodes, with choices being made that keep things from ever feeling static, it's, at heart, a character piece; one which only really comes to life when Rob and Sharon are in the room together.

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