Lisey's Story: Season 1

Lisey's Story: Season 1

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An Apple Original thriller, created by Stephen King who adapts his own 2006 novel. Follows Lisey (Julianne Moore), two years after the death of her novelist husband (Clive Owen), when a series of unsettling events cause her to face memories of her marriage that she has deliberately blocked out of her mind. Directed by Pablo Larraín (Jackie), and executive produced by J.J. Abrams.

2021Rating: TV-MAUSAWarner Bros. Television, Bad Robot, Apple TV+

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Bool Hunt

Lisey Landon begins to face repressed realities about her late... More husband, novelist Scott Landon, two years after his death.


Blood Bool

Lisey calls Professor Dashmiel to warn him about Jim Dooley,... More who is already close at hand.


Under the Yum-Yum Tree

The bool hunt leads Lisey to a moment from her... More past, when Scott shared a confession about his family and traumatic childhood.


Jim Dandy

After a terrifying experience, Lisey opens up the gates of... More her memory to find answers in Scott’s world of Boo’ya Moon.


The Good Brother

Scott takes Lisey back to when she first learned about... More Boo'ya Moon and reveals the horrifying truth about his family's past.


Now You Must Be Still

With Darla's help, Lisey sets out to rescue Amanda so... More the three sisters can unite to take on Jim Dooley.


No Light, No Spark

Two years after Scott’s death, Lisey must again confront mortality.... More But this time, she has a plan—and it involves Boo’ya Moon.


Lisey's Story

Lisey faces Dooley and discovers Scott’s final gift to her.... More Season finale.

Lisey's Story: Season 1 | Reviews

53%74 reviews

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

Too long, too over-produced, too many talents, too overwrought, too much going on.

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There's much here that works well: What is meant to be scary is scary, what is meant to touch the heart will.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A push-and-pull that's all-too-visible, especially in the series' clumsy back-half.

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Slash Film

Slash Film

Starts off strong, only to quickly fall apart.

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Bloody Disgusting

Bloody Disgusting

Pretty to look at and fairly faithful, but far too bloated to be very engaging.

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Lisey's Story: Season 1 | Release Details

Lisey's Story: Season 1 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Apple TV+.