Superstore: Season 1

Superstore: Season 1

Superstore: Season 1

American comedy series centred on employees of a mega store, from bright-eyed newbies to long-standing veterans, as they put up with the gauntlet of workplace life from dull training sessions to riot-level super-sales.

2015USA
Comedy
EPISODE 1.1

Pilot

Jonah begins his first day on the job at big-box store Cloud 9 and immediately starts a rocky relationship with floor supervisor Amy when he comes off as elitist and mistakenly marks appliances for only... MORE a quarter. He is also the romantic target of aggressive assistant manager Dina, whose bible is the employee code of conduct. Pregnant Cheyenne shares a memorable moment with her boyfriend, Bo.

EPISODE 1.2

Magazine Profile

Store manager Glenn gets overly excited when the Cloud 9 corporate magazine, Stratus, is interested in a story. The reporter, Cynthia, is more focused on Jonah, however, and the two develop a more-than-business relationship, which... MORE Amy had suspected. Garrett does his best to avoid be photographed for the magazine's cover. Cheyenne asks her boyfriend, Bo, to come up with a corporate jingle to help earn money to pay expenses for their upcoming baby.

EPISODE 1.3

Shots and Salsa

Amy fights racial stereotypes, while Jonah learns why you should never lend a helping hand.

EPISODE 1.4

Mannequin

When Jonah's coworkers discover a mannequin that looks exactly like him, it quickly becomes everyone's newest obsession. While doing his best to prove to Amy and everyone else that the teasing doesn't bother him, Jonah... MORE ends up doing the complete opposite. Elsewhere Cheyenne is thinking of putting her baby up for adoption, pitting Glenn and Dina against one another in a fight over who would make the better parent.

EPISODE 1.5

Shoplifter

Amy's daughter Emma is without childcare and has to come to the store for the day. Unfortunately, this is against store policy, so when Glenn pulls Amy away to help him with a task, Jonah... MORE has to keep Amy's secret and an eye on Emma. Elsewhere Mateo and Cheyenne fight over a couch that is on sale because an elderly man passed away on it and Dina tries to catch a shoplifter.

EPISODE 1.6

Secret Shopper

When Glenn publicly congratulates Jonah for his superb test results, Amy becomes slightly annoyed and competitive, resulting in a chaotic battle of street smarts vs. book smarts. Meanwhile, the rest of the Cloud 9 team... MORE are on the lookout for a secret shopper, determined to be on their best behavior for him.

EPISODE 1.7

Color Wars

Glenn pits the employees against each other in a contest to see who can sell more stuff.

EPISODE 1.8

Wedding Day Sale

Cheyenne shops Cloud 9's one-day wedding sale while Amy and Dina search for her missing fiancé.

EPISODE 1.9

All-Nighter

Secrets come pouring out after the employees get locked in Cloud 9 overnight.

EPISODE 1.10

Demotion

Jonah struggles to tell Dina he doesn't reciprocate her feelings, while Glenn chooses a new assistant manager.

EPISODE 1.11

Labor

After Amy calls corporate to talk about maternity leave for employees, everyone ends up in a frenzy when Ben mentions unions.

Superstore: Season 1 / Reviews

We Got This Covered

We Got This Covered

What's most exciting about Superstore is its potential for unabashed weirdness somewhere down the line.

Full review
Time Magazine

Time Magazine

Perhaps if it calms down a bit in its attempts to get laughs from shock value, it'll be a pleasant successor to The Office.

Full review
Vox

Vox

So far, it's so much fun to watch the characters ping-pong off each other...

Full review
The New York Times

The New York Times

Keeps things fairly silly but does show a willingness to explore that most vexing of 21st-century problems: What is appropriate on-the-job behavior?

Full review
Paste

Paste

It's confident, if not groundbreaking, funny if not gut busting.

Full review
IGN

IGN

Isn't the most original of shows but it's enjoyable enough for what it is.

Full review