Surface: Season 1

Surface: Season 1

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In trying to recover her lost memories, a woman begins to question the truth behind her picture-perfect life in this mystery series from the team behind Big Little Lies and the director of I May Destroy You. Stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw (The Morning Show).

2022Rating: TV-MAUSAHello Sunshine, Apple
Drama

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

Ictus

Sophie’s physical wounds have healed, but she’s still plagued by... More memory loss and a feeling that her life is not as it seems.

EPISODE 1.2

Muscle Memory

Her suspicions of her husband growing, Sophie attempts to get... More away from James and learn the real truth about their marriage.

EPISODE 1.3

New Person, Same Old Mistakes

Caroline’s betrayal has Sophie doubting who—and what—to believe. Sophie looks... More to Baden for answers, and a motive is finally revealed.

EPISODE 1.4

Psychogenic

Sophie pushes the boundaries of her recovery, hoping to excavate... More the secrets buried deep in her mind.

EPISODE 1.5

It Comes in Waves

A risky choice lands Sophie in the throes of a... More hallucinogenic trip that makes her question what kind of person she really is—or was.

EPISODE 1.6

The Myth of California

James is finally honest with Sophie about their marriage and... More their past. His betrayals run deep, but not as deep as her own.

EPISODE 1.7

Episode 7

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EPISODE 1.8

Episode 8

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Surface: Season 1 | Reviews

44%25 reviews

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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The Guardian

The Guardian

We’ve seen this paint-by-numbers psychological drama a hundred times before...

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Paste

Paste

Surface makes a poor case for itself as anything but fluff TV.

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Decider

Decider

(Mbatha-Raw's) performance can’t save a show that doesn’t seem to have enough story to justify an 8-episode series.

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IGN

IGN

Despite starting out slow, the series finds its groove by the fifth episode... and gets stronger as it progresses.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

It’s so disheartening to see talented performers forced to deliver mediocre dialogue in doomed projects like Surface.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

It’s often predictable, and in the few instances when it isn’t, the plot twists still land with anticlimactic thuds.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

All too often, the series favours the obvious themes and familiar tropes of similar genre fare...

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Variety

Variety

Surface has a certain book-club-thriller breathlessless; its jaunty indulgence can be intoxicating in doses.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Surface has a plot and general outline, but none of the details have been filled in with distinction.

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Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

The magnetic Gugu Mbatha-Raw is the main attraction of Surface...

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Surface: Season 1 | Release Details

Surface: Season 1 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Apple TV+.