The One (TV series)

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The One
Created byHoward Overman
Based onThe One
by John Marrs
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of series1
No. of episodes8
Executive producers
Running time38–43 minutes
Production companies
Original release
Release12 March 2021 (2021-03-12)

The One is a British science fiction television series based on John Marrs's 2016 novel of the same name.[1] It was created by Howard Overman and was released on Netflix on 12 March 2021.

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On 15 November 2018, it was announced that Netflix had given the production a series order for a first series consisting of eight episodes. The series was created by Howard Overman.[4]


Review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes reported an approval rating of 39% based on 18 reviews, with an average rating of 5.30/10. The website's critics consensus reads, "Too much plot and not enough resolve let The One down, but its fun and flashy thrills may be enough to keep viewers entertained - at least for a little while."[5] Metacritic reported a weighted average score for the series of 51 out of 100 based on 9 reviews, indicating "mixed or average reviews".[6]


No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date [7]
1"Episode 1"Catherine MorsheadHoward Overman12 March 2021 (2021-03-12)
2"Episode 2"Catherine MorsheadHoward Overman12 March 2021 (2021-03-12)
3"Episode 3"Catherine MorsheadHoward Overman12 March 2021 (2021-03-12)
4"Episode 4"Jeremy LoveringHoward Overman12 March 2021 (2021-03-12)
5"Episode 5"Jeremy LoveringHoward Overman12 March 2021 (2021-03-12)
6"Episode 6"Jeremy LoveringHoward Overman12 March 2021 (2021-03-12)
7"Episode 7"Brady HoodHoward Overman12 March 2021 (2021-03-12)
8"Episode 8"Brady HoodHoward Overman12 March 2021 (2021-03-12)


  1. ^ "Author John Marrs says Netflix deal for The One a 'wow moment'". BBC News. 4 March 2019. Retrieved 18 August 2021.
  2. ^ Kanter, Jake (12 February 2021). "Hannah Ware Leads Cast For Netflix Soulmate Sci-Fi Series 'The One'". Retrieved 26 February 2021.
  3. ^ "Amir El-Masry". IMDb.
  4. ^ Pedersen, Erik (15 November 2018). "Netflix Finds 'The One', New Drama Series Where Love Meets DNA Science". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 11 March 2021.
  5. ^ "THE ONE: SEASON 1 (2021): Season 1". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved 14 May 2024.
  6. ^ "The One (2021)". Metacritic. Fandom, Inc. Retrieved 23 March 2021.
  7. ^ Lowry, Brian (11 March 2021). "'The One' ranks second among dramas about finding love through DNA". CNN. Retrieved 12 March 2021.

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