Severance: Season 1

Severance: Season 1

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A team of workers agree to a procedure that will separate their working lives from their personal lives in this corporate sci-fi series starring Oscar winners Christopher Walken and Patricia Arquette alongside Adam Scott (Big Little Lies), Zach Cherry (You) and the great John Turturro. Ben Stiller directs six of nine episodes in this season.

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Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

Good News About Hell

Mark is promoted to lead a team who've had their... More memories surgically divided between their work and personal lives.

EPISODE 1.2

Half Loop

The team train new hire Helly on macrodata refinement. Mark... More takes a day off to meet with a mysterious former colleague.

EPISODE 1.3

In Perpetuity

Mark takes the team on a field trip, but Helly... More continues to rebel. A deteriorating Petey struggles to tell Mark about Lumon’s misdeeds.

EPISODE 1.4

The You You Are

Irving finds an intriguing book at work. Helly aggressively pursues... More a meeting with her Outie. Mark attends a funeral with Ms. Selvig.

EPISODE 1.5

The Grim Barbarity of Optics and Design

Irving and Dylan confront Burt about his lies. Mark and... More Helly discover a strange new department.

EPISODE 1.6

Hide and Seek

The team angers Cobel by forming an alliance.

EPISODE 1.7

Defiant Jazz

Mark and the team encounter new security measures from Cobel.

EPISODE 1.8

What's for Dinner?

The team prepares a plan. Mark attends Devon and Ricken’s... More party.

EPISODE 1.9

The We We Are

The team discovers troubling revelations. Season finale.

Severance: Season 1 | Reviews

Ever wondered what it would feel like to take acid and lock yourself in a boardroom? Watch this brilliantly original sci-fi satire about people who hate their jobs so much they get their memories of it deleted. Read the full review.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Season 2 needs to be greenlit, shot, and delivered to me immediately.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Severance’s entire cast is a symphony without a single off-note.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

(It) feels equal parts Charlie Kaufman-esque sci-fi whimsy, paranoid Seventies thriller, and end-stage capitalism satire.

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Slash Film

Slash Film

The last two episodes of the season had me so anxious that my dog started whining at me in concern.

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Film School Rejects

Film School Rejects

Audacious, sly, and smart...

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

It pulls the reality from beneath your feet and works far more often than it doesn’t.

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Decider

Decider

An entirely new genre of corporate horror that’s a force unto itself.

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The Age

The Age

It moves so slowly that many viewers might be tempted to sever the relationship long before the end. I’d urge them to hang in there.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A tone-blending speculative series in which nearly every element is all too relatable...

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Severance: Season 1 | Release Details

Severance: Season 1 is available to stream in Australia now on Apple TV+.