Heels: Season 1

Heels: Season 1

Heels: Season 1

In the world of small-scale professional wrestling, where good guys and bad guys are clear-cut, two brothers try to live up to their father's legacy while trying to get by in their more complicated real lives.

2021USALionsgate Television
DramaSport

Streaming (1 Provider)

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

Kayfabe

Jack Spade is the owner of the Duffy Wrestling League.... More While he controls everything that goes on inside of his wrestling ring, outside the ropes, he’s fighting to balance his family and professional life.

EPISODE 1.2

Dusty Finish

As the wrestlers at the DWL worry about the fallout... More from the previous show, Jack struggles with what direction to take the narrative and the league, especially after an enticing offer from the FWD's Charlie Gully.

EPISODE 1.3

Cheap Heat

In an attempt to drum up more heat, Jack enlists... More the help of wrestling veteran, Ricky Rabies, setting Ace up with a full house for his comeback match against Bobby Pin. Jack tries to make amends with his brother.

EPISODE 1.4

Cutting Promos

After a house fire forces Jack and his family to... More move in with Carol and Ace, the two brothers put their differences aside and their heads together to generate a DWL promo. Wild Bill is back in Duffy, managing the HR blowback from his misbehavior, and giving Ace lessons on how to embrace his inner Heel, inside and outside the ring.

EPISODE 1.5

Swerve

When the South Georgia State Fair shows interest in featuring... More the DWL at this year’s fair, it’s on Jack to close the deal with an electric night of matches. But chaos reigns as Bill, Ace, and Crystal each have their own ideas, none of which are in Jack’s script.

EPISODE 1.6

House Show

It’s the day of Big Jim’s baby’s baptism and a... More new beginning for everyone in Duffy. Meanwhile, Jack’s running around town prepping and promoting the upcoming match at the fair, but also trying to make the time for those in his life who deserve it most.

EPISODE 1.7

The Big Bad Fish Man

The South Georgia State Fair is nearing and Jack’s doing... More all he can to keep his professional and personal lives intact. Staci has increasing suspicions that Jack played a larger role in Ace’s unexpected Heel-turn. Thomas is acting out in school, the DWL’s forced to audition additional wrestlers, and Jack stays busy warding off Charlie Gully from poaching his best talent, including Ace.

EPISODE 1.8

Double Turn

The culmination of all Jack’s efforts finally pays off as... More the DWL is featured on the biggest stage in its history, but when outside-the-ring drama enters the squared circle, there’s a lot more on the line than the championship belt.

Heels: Season 1 | Reviews

96%26 reviews

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IGN

IGN

Heels nicely mixes good old-fashioned sibling drama with some interesting musings about the art of storytelling...

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Salon

Salon

This a drama that more often plods than leaps and never makes a case for its necessity.

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Collider

Collider

Funny, dramatic, occasionally very stupid, and equally as often incredibly moving...

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Heels is solid drama, and a heartfelt love letter to pro wrestling...

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

Heels has a good shot at drawing a crowd.

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Decider

Decider

Incisive writing and nuanced performances combine to make Heels one of the most entertaining shows of the summer.

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Vulture

Vulture

Heels can win you over despite the clunkiness.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Heels welcomes viewers of all knowledge levels; there’s enough explanation woven into the dialogue to guarantee that even total newbies won’t get lost in the terminology.

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Variety

Variety

(Heels) could grow into something really special. Just expect some less-than-thrilling undercard bouts before the real action begins.

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