God's Favorite Idiot: Season 1

God's Favorite Idiot: Season 1

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Melissa McCarthy stars in this comedy series as a woman who falls in love with a midlevel tech-support employee (showrunner Ben Falcone), right when he becomes the unwitting messenger of God.

2022Rating: TV-MAUSAOn the Day
Comedy

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

B-Minus

Clark's simple life of cats and music takes a mystical... More turn after he's hit by lightning. Even his hard-partying crush Amily notices his eerie glow.

EPISODE 1.2

The Angel

Now glowing up on social media, a shaken Clark learns... More that shining brightly can be really stressful. A winged visitor swings by to say, "Be yourself."

EPISODE 1.3

The Preacher

End times, good times. Clark acquires his first follower, Tom,... More and enemy, the Rev. Throp. Pop sees the light. Chamuel spills the news about Satan.

EPISODE 1.4

God, Satan and All the Good Smells

Hell's belles: Satan kills Clark and Amily's vibe. The Rev.... More Throp stirs the pot, Wendy and Mohsin reconnect, and God calls a meeting in the men's room.

EPISODE 1.5

The Word (It's Love)

Clark pops the L word, Amily matches with a trucker... More on Tinder, Satan pulls out all the stops to tantalize, and the push to spread God's word heats up.

EPISODE 1.6

Tom the Baptist

The Council of Clark convenes at the hospital. Moving in... More together — and home cooking — seems scarier than Satan. Now all we need is a miracle.

EPISODE 1.7

The Four Horsemen

The gang does some soul searching, and the Four Horsemen... More of the Apocalypse turn up in the produce aisle. Clark's mom materializes. Is all hope lost?

EPISODE 1.8

Quitters Never Win, But Winners Sometimes Quit

God speaks, Satan FaceTimes: Clark and Amily run for their... More lives amid fireballs, chaos, dreaded riders and tighty-whities. Love must save the day.

God's Favorite Idiot: Season 1 | Reviews

20%10 reviews

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

God’s Favorite Idiot gets everything wrong.

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Decider

Decider

We’re still not sure if God’s Favorite Idiot will right itself or just become a train wreck.

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Variety

Variety

A low point for (McCarthy and Falcone)...

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The Guardian

The Guardian

It’s broad-brush stuff for the most part... But Falcone and McCarthy are great to watch, and the central relationship between their alter egos gives the whole thing enough charm, warmth and heart to get by.

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The Telegraph

The Telegraph

I suspect this will be no one’s favourite show.

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God's Favorite Idiot: Season 1 | Release Details

God's Favorite Idiot: Season 1 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Netflix.