Gaslit

Gaslit

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Academy Award-winners Julia Roberts and Sean Penn lead this take on the 1970s political Watergate scandal centering on untold stories and forgotten characters of the time. Co-stars Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey), Betty Gilpin (The Hunt) and Shea Whigham (Perry Mason).

2022Rating: TV-MAUSARed Om Films, UCP, Esmail Corp
DramaTrue Story & Biography

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

Will

Martha Mitchell struggles to balance the demands of a re-election... More campaign with that of her marriage. John Dean's ambition is tested as he finds himself drawn unknowingly into a conspiracy inside Nixon's campaign.

EPISODE 1.2

California

Martha and John rekindle their love and their power-couple working... More relationship at a campaign event in California, overshadowed by G. Gordon Liddy and his team bungling the break-in at the Watergate.

EPISODE 1.3

King George

As John Mitchell and his subordinates struggle to manage the... More Watergate coverup, Martha finds herself in a dangerous situation. John Dean puts his relationship on the back-burner.

EPISODE 1.4

Malum in Se

Martha and John try to enjoy their new life away... More from politics, but Martha has trouble moving on from what happened to her in California. John Dean has a hard time moving on from his breakup.

EPISODE 1.5

Honeymoon

Martha finally speaks out, putting a strain on her marriage.... More The FBI comes closer to an answer on the real story behind Watergate and John Dean is forced to come clean to Mo on their Camp David honeymoon.

EPISODE 1.6

Tuffy

Frank Wills, the security guard who lost his job at... More the Watergate over the break-in, struggles with his newfound fame.

EPISODE 1.7

Year of the Rat

All hell breaks loose between Martha and John surrounding her... More decision to testify. John Dean is surprised by a new legal development as G. Gordon Liddy faces his own trial in solitary confinement.

EPISODE 1.8

Final Days

In the final days of the Nixon administration, Martha struggles... More to keep her family together in the midst of her decline. Dean and Mo ready for their own future as G. Gordon Liddy gives Dean a parting gift.

Gaslit | Reviews

90%52 reviews

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Fitfully amusing but wildly uneven...

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Once it begins to grip, it doesn’t let go.

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Variety

Variety

The particularities of the way Nixonian paranoia played itself out... defy easy comparison, and yet the show makes frequent, flat gestures towards the modern day.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

(Gaslit) has the perfect lead — but tries to be too many things at once...

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

The series has been described as a political thriller, but it’s got so much flab and filler that it seems ideologically opposed to the very idea of suspense.

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Paste

Paste

There’s a good show somewhere in Gaslit that is fighting hard to get out.

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Daily Telegraph

Daily Telegraph

For those who like to get into the nitty-gritty of history, this is illuminating stuff.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

The rare show that has loads of fun bringing history into sharper focus.

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Vulture

Vulture

Gaslit provides a surprisingly engrossing counter to the established narrative by mostly ignoring it.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Its warning may be old news, but its means of communicating its point proves compelling.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

A perennially timely tale, and great TV.

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USA Today

USA Today

Funny, fierce and even occasionally profound...

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Gaslit | Release Details

Gaslit is available to stream in Australia now on Stan.