The Wonder Years: Season 1

The Wonder Years: Season 1

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Don Cheadle lends his voice to this redo of the classic family sitcom, playing the voice of a man looking back to his younger years growing up in late-1960s Alabama.

2021USA
ComedyKids & Family

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

Pilot

Struggling to figure out where he fits in, Dean decides... More to pursue his calling as "The Great Uniter" and attempts to organize the first integrated baseball game between his team and his friend Brad's team.

EPISODE 1.2

Green Eyed Monster

While Dean reckons with his first taste of heartbreak and... More betrayal, the adults in his life are overly empathetic and assume his grief is from mourning current events.

EPISODE 1.3

The Club

Dean stumbles upon some “racy literature” and shares it with... More friends at school. When he is caught by the school principal, Bill and Lillian navigate uncharted territory as parents and Dean learns that manhood isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

EPISODE 1.4

The Workplace

It’s “Take Your Son to Work Day” and Dean heads... More to band practice with Bill. But the “grown folks’ business” at the music studio prompts Lillian to have to pick up Dean. While at her office, Dean finally learns what his mom does while he’s at school all day, gaining a newfound respect for her career and ambition.

EPISODE 1.5

The Lock In

Dean is reluctant to attend the annual church lock-in until... More Kim tells him it’s where she got her first kiss. He enlists his friends to help him pair up with Keisa, but his plans are thwarted when he instead gets paired up with the pastor’s daughter, Charlene.

EPISODE 1.6

Be Prepared

When Coach Long and Bill take the boys on a... More camping trip as part of their newly formed scout troop, their starkly different approaches to the outdoors show Dean that his father isn’t good at everything. As a thunderstorm threatens an eerie quest through the woods, Bill leans into his expertise to save the day.

EPISODE 1.7

Independence Day

As Kim’s campaign for a car coincides with the need... More to take Grandaddy Clisby’s keys away, Bill proposes a solution that is only pleasing to him: Kim can drive, so long as she takes her grandfather and Dean around town. Later on at the mall, Dean is worried about seeming uncool when Clisby ends up chaperoning him and his friends, but Clisby has a few crowd-pleasing tricks up his sleeve.

EPISODE 1.8

Science Fair

After seeing Dean bullied by Michael after school Lillian goes... More to confront his parents and learns he needs more compassion than discipline. Much to Dean’s dismay, she takes Michael under her wing and helps him with his project for the science fair – an event where Dean typically excels.

EPISODE 1.9

Home For Christmas

Dean can’t wait to spend Christmas with his older brother,... More Bruce, when he returns home from Vietnam. But adjusting to life back in Montgomery comes with unexpected challenges for Bruce, and the rest of the Williams family rely on their favorite holiday traditions to bring cheer.

EPISODE 1.10

Lads and Ladies and Us

Bill and Lillian decide to join high society club Lads... More & Ladies as a way to introduce Kim and Dean to positive influences in the community. Bill, Kim and Dean fit right in, but things take a turn when Lillian is treated differently for being a working mom.

EPISODE 1.11

Brad Mitzvah

Brad works through his nerves preparing for his bar mitzvah... More speech while Dean ends his friendship with Keisa when Charlene tells him he can’t be friends with other girls. Things come to a head when the whole group comes together to celebrate Brad’s bar mitzvah.

EPISODE 1.12

I'm With The Band

When Dean loses his position as first chair saxophone in... More the school band, Bill lays the pressure on him to earn it back.

EPISODE 1.13

The Valentine's Day Dance

Dean's plans to ask Keisa to the Valentine's Day Dance... More are foiled when another boy asks her out first; Bill and Lillian make Kim sign up for a Big Sister program to have extracurricular activities for her college applications.

EPISODE 1.14

Country Dean

The family spends spring break with Lillian's parents; Lillian helps... More to settle a land dispute to impress her difficult-to-please mother.

EPISODE 1.15

Black Teacher

When their teacher goes on leave, Dean, Cory and Keisa... More are excited to be taught by Mr. Brady, the school's first Black teacher; Mr. Brady encourages the students to try out for the Knowledge Bowl team, where Dean faces some challenges.

EPISODE 1.16

The Sleepover

When Dean learns that Corey’s dad, Coach Long, is in... More the doghouse, he struggles to keep this secret from his friend.

EPISODE 1.17

Jobs and Hangouts

Kim is excited to start her new job as a... More waitress at the local diner, which Dean adopts as his local hangout; when Kim experiences drama with her friends, she finds unlikely allies in a tough co-worker and her younger brother.

EPISODE 1.18

Goose Grease

When Dean comes down with the chicken pox on his... More way to a hunting trip with Bill and Grandaddy Clisby, Lillian forces the three of them to quarantine together; Clisby pushes homemade remedies on them out of his mistrust of doctors.

EPISODE 1.19

Love & War

Bruce returns home from Vietnam, and the family is shocked... More to find out he is dating an older woman with a son with whom he is eager to start his life; when they learn more about Bruce's last deployment, they come together to support him.

EPISODE 1.20

Bill's New Gig

Bill is excited to have made tenure at the university,... More only to find that his focus on career and family has cost him a spot in his band; Bruce adjusts to living at home.

EPISODE 1.21

Love, Dean

It's the end of the school year, and summer excitement... More is all around; Bill and Lillian each receive major career opportunities; Dean and Keisa take shelter together as a tornado tears through.

EPISODE 1.22

Love, Dean

It's the end of the school year, and summer excitement... More is all around; Bill and Lillian each receive major career opportunities; Dean and Keisa take shelter together as a tornado tears through.

The Wonder Years: Season 1 | Reviews

96%24 reviews

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A winning and worthy reboot.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

All reboots should be this smart...

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Variety

Variety

The Wonder Years can feel rushed, as it takes on subject matter that deserves a bit more breathing room.

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New York Post

New York Post

An interesting, though not groundbreaking, alternative to its forerunner.

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The Wonder Years: Season 1 | Release Details

The Wonder Years: Season 1 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Disney+.