‘Master of None,’ ‘Good Place’ and More Kept Perfect Rotten Tomatoes Scores in 2017
Even as Rotten Tomatoes continues to highlight divisions between audiences and critics, some of the best TV nonetheless gets its due. A full seventy-nine series managed to keep a “Certified Fresh” rating in 2017, and just ten took home the coveted perfect score. Did your favorite make the list?
In addition to its year-end movies list, Rotten Tomatoes released its annual TV list, featuring seventy-nine series ranking in from 100% scores to 73% (you’ll get there, Great News). Only ten kept a full 100% rating, including some natural favorites like Netflix’s Master of None, and unsung entries like Amazon’s Sneaky Pete, or CBS sequel series The Good Fight:
- Master of None – Season 2
- Dear White People – Season 1
- The Good Fight – Season 1
- American Crime – Season 3
- The Good Place – Season 1
- Broadchurch – Season 3
- Insecure – Season 2
- Sneaky Pete – Season 1
- Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return – Season 1
- Silicon Valley – Season 4
Granted, plenty of other beloved series weren’t far behind. Eternal awards snub The Leftovers finished its third season with 98%, while miniseries like Alias Grace or Five Came Back also made big splashes in the high 90s. Even today’s Black Mirror release has the series at 96%, while major entries like Game of Thrones rank in with a respectable 94%. Not to mention, Tomatometer scores are subject to change with additional reviews, while certain series (cough, Sneaky Pete) have fewer – but higher – reviews overall.
Don’t forget our own rankings of the year’s TV best, and stay tuned for more as we brace for the onslaught of 2018 premieres.
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