Central Park: Season 1

Central Park: Season 1

Central Park: Season 1

Animated musical sitcom from Loren Bouchard (creator of Bob's Burgers) and Apple+. Follows the exploits of a family of caretakers who live and work in Central Park, New York. Voice cast includes Kristen Bell, Tituss Burgess and Josh Gad.

The show was developed at 20th Century Fox but the studio passed on it, and Apple eventually won the bidding war. Apple have greenlit two seasons.

2020Rating: PGUSAApple TV+
AnimatedComedy

Streaming (1 Provider)

EPISODE 1.1
29 May 2020

Episode 1

An event goes awry in Central Park. Paige chases a hard news story.

EPISODE 1.2
29 May 2020

Skater's Choice

Bitsy pitches her plan to buy the park. Owen deals with a mini-mugging in Skater's Circle.

EPISODE 1.3
5 June 2020

Hat Luncheon

Owen speaks at a tense Hat Luncheon charity event. Cole helps Molly meet up with Brendan.

EPISODE 1.4
12 June 2020

Garbage Ballet

Paige hunts a rat, Owen battles trash in the park, and Molly obsesses over her distatrous first kiss.

EPISODE 1.5
19 June 2020

Dog Spray Afternoon

Owen grapples with a fraffiti artist tagging the park, while Helen plots against Bitsy's dog, Shampagne.

EPISODE 1.6
26 June 2020

Rival Busker

Birdie's job is threatened by a rival busker, Bitsy hosts a wedding, and Paige spends the night at The Brandenham.

EPISODE 1.7
3 July 2020

Squirrel, Interrupted

Cole and Owen do a Squavenger Hunt in Cental Park. Paige discovers Molly is an amazing chess player.

EPISODE 1.8
10 July 2020

Hot Oven

Molly introduces Brendan to the family. Helen stumbles upon a new way to get Shampagne out of her life.

EPISODE 1.9
17 July 2020

Live It Up Tonight

Molly and Cole go on a special park tour as Owen and Paige try to have a date night.

EPISODE 1.10
24 July 2020

A Fish Called Snakehead

Owen and his family search for a snakehead fish that might be in the Harlem Meer, and Bitsy works with a likability consultant. Season finale.

Central Park: Season 1 / Reviews

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

As a musical, Central Park is something wonderful, a joyful and elating experience almost guaranteed to put a smile on your face at a moment when pure pleasure is a welcome salve.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Apple TV’s “Central Park” is a glorious gift for comedy and musical fans and, well, everyone.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Central Park’s greatest asset is clearly its Broadway-grade music, which is to be expected with a cast stacked with vocal giants.

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Time Magazine

Time Magazine

That sense of civic pride suffuses Central Park, a delightful animated comedy created by Bob’s Burgers team Loren Bouchard and Nora Smith with Josh Gad...

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

This show feels less like an Animation Domination placeholder and more of a piece with the charming lit-com weirdness of a show like Dickinson.

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Collider

Collider

If Parks and Recreation was an optimistic sitcom about local politics softened by the hazy allure of the promise of Obama’s America, Central Park is an optimistic sitcom about local politics hardened by the stark realities of Trump’s America.

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