Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp Poster

Air Date: July 31st, 2015

Network: NETFLIX

Series Summary
Counselors and campers check in at Camp Firewood in 1981 in this prequel to the 2001 film.

Rating: TVMA

Genres: Sitcom

Episodes

  • Season 1 - Episode 8 : Day Is Done Jul 31, 2015

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    Beth and Gene struggle to save the camp from the government; the counselors take on their Camp Tiger Claw rivals.

  • Season 1 - Episode 7 : Staff Party Jul 31, 2015

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    Victor and Coop learn that sex is more complicated than they'd thought; Lindsey has to file her story; Andy and Katie face a moment of truth.

  • Season 1 - Episode 6 : Electro/City Jul 31, 2015

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    The staff's musical performance of "Electro/City" is life-changing; Greg and Beth's lawsuit heads to court.

  • Season 1 - Episode 5 : Dinner Jul 31, 2015

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    Counselors bond over the evening meal; Jonas overreacts to a prank call from Victor; Beth and Greg hire an attorney.

  • Season 1 - Episode 4 : Auditions Jul 31, 2015

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    Claude works with Susie to find new leads for the musical; Gail searches for the truth about Jonas; the Falcon lands.

ratings & reviews

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  • The 8-episode series (only six episodes were made available to critics) mostly succeeds by sheer force of will. The viewers are so bombarded by jokes that something is bound to tickle you eventually-–though truth be told it may take awhile. Show More

  • First Day of Camp’s success depends on your love for the original film and your willingness to sit through some comedic dry spells before you hit a gusher. It isn’t Old Faithful. It’s just a chance to rekindle old times. Show More

  • But nobody should watch Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp for plot. Instead, just park the questioning part of your brain, sit back and revel in the silliness of these terrific performers fooling around. Show More

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