Hightown: Season 1

Hightown: Season 1

Hightown: Season 1

Crime drama set amidst the drug trade on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, from executive producer Jerry Bruckheimer. When a body washes ashore and is discovered by an irreverent National Marine Fisheries Service officer (Monica Raymund), she becomes determined to solve the murder even if the state cops want her nowhere near the case.

2020USAStarz
CrimeDrama
EPISODE 1.1

Love You Like a Sister

National Marine Fisheries Service agent Jackie Quiñones has a wrench thrown in her life when she uncovers a dead body on the beach, plunging her into an opioid ring investigation.

EPISODE 1.2

Severely Weatherbeaten

After discovering a lead on Sherry Henry's murder, Jackie becomes determined to solve the case. Junior finds himself trapped in a position he can't stomach, and Ray finds he's connecting with his CI Renee in... MORE ways that are not professional.

EPISODE 1.3

Rebellion Dogs

Jackie returns to rehab, but only to help further her investigation. Ray starts closing in on Osito at the same time he and Renee cross the line. Junior takes the first step to becoming a... MORE soldier.

EPISODE 1.4

BFO

Jackie finds out where Krista Collins is staying, but gets pulled back into her own life. Ray comes face to face with Osito. Junior tries to reconcile with Donna's family.

EPISODE 1.5

The Best You'll Feel All Day

Jackie goes on a bender, threatening everything she's got going for her, throwing her sobriety out the window, and ultimately putting Krista Collins in danger like never before. Junior has to prove himself in a... MORE new way. Ray and Renee go on a date.

EPISODE 1.6

The White Whale

Jackie and Junior struggle to cope in the wake of a traumatic event. Ray's investigation picks up speed. Ray is there for Renee when she really needs him.

EPISODE 1.7

Everybody's Got a Cousin in Miami

When Jackie realizes Junior's involved with Sherry Henry's murder, she enlists Ray and the entire CCINU to track him down -- before Frankie has him murdered. Renee finds herself deeply questioning her budding relationship with... MORE Ray.

EPISODE 1.8

#Blessed

Jackie and Ray try to return to business as usual after a depressing failure, only to learn the case might not actually be closed.

Hightown: Season 1 / Reviews

The Australian

The Australian

What lifts the show from the usual procedural conventions is the central performance. Raymund is terrific as Jackie, wearing a tilted smile despite her awareness of her problems...

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Loses some of its momentum in later episodes.. But it never entirely loses its flavor. It's good enough that if it were a little better - a little quirkier, a little more urgent - there'd be nothing to complain about, and that's pretty good.

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Variety

Variety

It's not Raymund's fault that the arc she's given grinds her so relentlessly into the dirt -- she plays the story well -- but it's a mismatch with story that elsewhere has loopy, "Ozark"-style megaviolence that's purposefully heightened.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

Hightown doesn't exactly look like being The Wire, but for casual crime viewing, you could do worse.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

What prevents Hightown from devolving into a drag is the enormous appeal of its leading lady, Raymund.

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