The Expanse: Season 1

The Expanse: Season 1

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Set 200 years in the future, this sci-fi series follows a hardened detective and a rogue ship's captain who are brought together by a missing person's case—one that reveals an intergalactic conspiracy.

2015USA
Science Fiction

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

Dulcinea

In the outer solar system near Saturn, James Holden and... More the crew of the ice-freighter Canterbury, investigate a distress call from a mysterious derelict ship, the Scopuli. On Ceres Station, Detective Miller begins an off the book investigation of a missing heiress, Julie Mao.

EPISODE 1.2

The Big Empty

Holden and crew are trapped in badly damaged shuttle. On... More Ceres, Miller uncovers clues about Julie Mao. On Earth, Chrisjen Avasarala questions a terrorist.

EPISODE 1.3

Remember the Cant

Holden and the crew are taken prisoner by the Martian... More Congressional Republic Navy. Miller deals with unhappy rioters. Avasarala plays politics and gets severely burned.

EPISODE 1.4

CQB

Holden and crew find themselves in the middle of a... More desperate battle while still aboard the Martian battleship. Miller’s partner, Havelock, goes missing.

EPISODE 1.5

Back to the Butcher

Holden finds an unlikely ally. Miller’s obsession with Mao intensifies.

EPISODE 1.6

Rock Bottom

Miller gains valuable information from a hidden data cube. Holden... More and his crew learn their host’s agenda.

EPISODE 1.7

Windmills

Holden and his crew face a Martian military blockade. Miller... More finds a new reason to forge ahead. Avasarala visits Holden’s family.

EPISODE 1.8

Salvage

A derelict vessel holds a potentially devastating secret. Holden and... More his crew cross paths with Miller on Eros. Avasarala receives bad news.

EPISODE 1.9

Critical Mass

Julie's origin story ends up revealing her trajectory. Holden and... More Miller work together as they take a look at a strange emergency happening on Eros.

EPISODE 1.10

Leviathan Wakes

Avasarala uncovers a game-changing secret while the future of the... More human race might be in Holden and Miller's hands.

The Expanse: Season 1 | Reviews

78%46 reviews

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IGN

IGN

Recommended viewing for just about anyone looking for a science fiction world that they can sink their teeth into.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Inhabiting the world of The Expanse is much easier, though, than caring about any part of it in the early-going.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

It's all a little too smooth and unexceptional.

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Boston Globe

Boston Globe

The cast and the sheer complexity and depth of story... are worthy of premium cable.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

It's too ambitious and needs the viewer to learn too much, way too fast, to get it to work.

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Salon

Salon

Combines the Earth-centric politics and space-travel details of Star Trek with the wonder and romance of Star Wars.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Get caught up. Get engrossed. It's worthy of that.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

The premiere is bogged down by the sheer amount of table setting required...

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

It's a lot smarter than dross that typically masquerades as sci-fi on TV.

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The Expanse: Season 1 | Release Details

The Expanse: Season 1 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Prime Video.