American Idol: Season 1 (2002)

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Season 1
American Idol

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80%

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Critic Ratings: 5

Audience Score

User Ratings: 0

Episodes

1
Air date: Jun 11, 2002
2
Air date: Jun 12, 2002
3
Air date: Jun 18, 2002
4
Air date: Jun 19, 2002
5
Air date: Jun 25, 2002
6
Air date: Jun 26, 2002
7
Air date: Jul 2, 2002
8
Air date: Jul 3, 2002
9
Air date: Jul 10, 2002
10
Air date: Jul 16, 2002
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Critic Reviews for American Idol Season 1

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (3)

[American Idol] proves that competition in any form can be entertaining and Simon Cowell knows what he's talking about.

Mar 18, 2019 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Winning a fame contest is not all that different from being kidnapped, reprogrammed and choreographed by Lou Pearlman.

Mar 18, 2019 | Full Review…

As TV, American Idol is crazily entertaining; as music, it's dust-mote inconsequential.

Mar 18, 2019 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

So let's get it in writing that without [Kelly] Clarkson, this show would've been hosed and probably canceled within two years, which perhaps would've saved us all a lot of grief, long-term.

Mar 20, 2019 | Full Review…

Like it or not, American Idol's show formula (as unforgiving as it can sometimes be) really does work.

Mar 18, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for American Idol: Season 1

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