Primal: Season 1

Primal: Season 1

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A caveman forms a bond with a dinosaur as they struggle to survive in a hostile world in this wordless, Emmy-winning Adult Swim animated series from Genndy Tartakovsky (Samurai Jack).

2019Rating: TV-14USAStudio La Cachette, Williams Street, Cartoon Network Studios
ActionAdventureAnimated

Primal: Season 1 | Reviews

BirthMoviesDeath

BirthMoviesDeath

Nothing short of breathtaking.

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Decider

Decider

Few shows have managed to capture the full range of the human experience as expertly as the first few minutes of Genndy Tartakovsky's Primal.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A spare storytelling experiment that plays like nothing else in the current landscape.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

As an event, though it's hard to question its few missteps.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

It's storytelling at its most basic, sound and images moving faster than a speeding velociraptor and brimming with soulfulness.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

A piece of elemental storytelling that finds some real emotional depth without either of its protagonists uttering a single word of dialogue.

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Slash Film

Slash Film

Tartakovsky is one of the maximalist animators of our time, crafting his world with the most visual and graceful extremes and having plenty of firecrackers up his sleeves.

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Paste

Paste

Even if it takes stretching history millions of years, Primal finds an innate truth buried deep in the fossil record.

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