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Sneaky Pete: Season 1 (2017)




Critic Consensus: Suspenseful, smart, and terrifically cast, Sneaky Pete is part dramedy, part crime caper, and all in all entertaining.


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The first season of "Sneaky Pete" introduces Marius Josipovic (Giovanni Ribisi) as a conman just released from prison and trying to reconnect with his brother Eddie (Michael Drayer). However, when he finds out from Eddie that the gangster Vince Lonigan (Bryan Cranston) wants payment for the $100,000 Marius owes him, Marius assumes his cellmate Pete Murphy's (Ethan Embry) identity. Then he cons Pete's family into believing that their prodigal son has returned. "Sneaky Pete" also stars Peter Gerety as Otto Bernhardt, Margo Martindale as Audrey Bernhardt, Marin Ireland as Julia Bowman, Shane McRae as Taylor Bowman, and Libe Barer as Carly Bowman.


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All Critics (31) | Top Critics (17)

Sneaky Pete is indeed pretty sneaky. At first you're rolling your eyes at what seems an absurd stretch of a premise, but soon enough you're buying its always-on-edge predicaments and after a few episodes you're hooked into its story-upon-story acrobatics.

January 27, 2017 | Rating: B | Full Review…

After a shaky start, Pete gets denser, trickier and better.

January 18, 2017 | Rating: B | Full Review…
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In a twist on the "grandma con," he (Ribisi) turns up at the home of his cellmate's grandparents and claims to be long-lost Pete. The believing grandparents take him in, and I won't spoil the delightful results with details

January 13, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Like so many other Amazon shows, it doesn't take itself too seriously. It's a reminder that TV can be fun.

January 11, 2017 | Full Review…

Sneaky Pete is not one of those intricate series. It's relatively easy to follow, and, more important, it's a lot of fun.

January 11, 2017 | Full Review…

Over the course of 10 episodes, Sneaky Pete shows viewers a nicely paced timeline of life for con artist Marius Josipovic after he's released from prison and assumes the identity of his cellmate, Pete Murphy.

August 26, 2018 | Full Review…

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