The Kominsky Method: Season 1

The Kominsky Method: Season 1

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Michael Douglas leads this Golden Globe-winning comedy as an aging actor with a lauded career who now makes a living as an acting coach.

2018Rating: TV-MAUSAWarner Bros. Television
Comedy

Streaming (1 Provider)

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

Chapter 1. An Actor Avoids

As Sandy gets to know a new student better, he... More puts off visiting an old friend who wants to see him. Norman copes with a difficult issue at home.

EPISODE 1.2

Chapter 2. An Agent Grieves

Sandy helps Norman organize an event with complicated arrangements and... More invites Lisa on an unusual date. Norman is a hit with Sandy's class.

EPISODE 1.3

Chapter 3. A Prostate Enlarges

While Sandy contends with a worsening prostate problem and conflict... More between his students, Norman deals with his troubled daughter, Phoebe.

EPISODE 1.4

Chapter 4. A Kegel Squeaks

Sandy and Norman turn to each other for support as... More Sandy waits for his test results and tension between Norman and Phoebe ramps up.

EPISODE 1.5

Chapter 5. An Agent Crowns

Norman worries he may have made the wrong decision about... More Phoebe. Sandy wants to take his relationship with Lisa to the next level.

EPISODE 1.6

Chapter 6. A Daughter Detoxes

Norman and Sandy drive Phoebe to rehab, then spend the... More night at a casino. Sandy faces a financial quandary and learns he's angered Lisa.

EPISODE 1.7

Chapter 7. A String Is Attached

Norman contemplates a financial arrangement with Sandy. Sandy tries to... More smooth things over with Lisa. Mindy helps her father with his tax situation.

EPISODE 1.8

Chapter 8. A Widow Approaches

Norman has lunch with a widowed friend of Eileen's. Sandy... More and Norman attend a Parkinson's fundraiser. Norman is haunted by women from his past.

The Kominsky Method: Season 1 | Reviews

80%44 reviews

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

The Kominsky Method's broad, formulaic humor undercuts any poignancy in the show's portrayal of men in their twilight.

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Salon

Salon

At its most basic, it grants the viewer solace in opening themselves to the unglamorous emotional chapters life foists upon us...

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Seeing these two Oscar-winning actors play off each other is like an acting workshop in itself.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

[Alan Arkin and Michael Douglas] are delivering some of the best work of their long and distinguished careers...

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Vulture

Vulture

Where The Kominsky Method aims to paint a humane portrait of aging and masculinity and companionship, it can't help but render those qualities as being inherently threatened by the rest of the world.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

Uneven but enjoyable...

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CNN

CNN

A significant improvement over Lorre's first single-camera Netflix comedy.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Follows its own winning methodology.

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Daily Telegraph

Daily Telegraph

The laughs, it is true, are of the genial variety and no funny bones will be endangered.

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Time Magazine

Time Magazine

Even with prestige trappings, The Kominsky Method just feels cheap.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

As a portrait of ageing masculinity and friendship, it's wonderful... Other characters don't fare much better.

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NPR

NPR

Creator Chuck Lorre hits a career high...

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Decider

Decider

The Kominsky Method gives us hope and laughter.

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The Kominsky Method: Season 1 | Release Details

The Kominsky Method: Season 1 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Netflix.