Party of Five

‘Party of Five’ Cancelled at Freeform

The world sucks. You know it, I know it. We’re all stuck in our houses right now, and there’s literally a pandemic. My words shouldn’t come as a shock to anyone. The world sucks right now. But TV is supposed…

‘Party of Five’ 1×10 Review: “Diaspora”

Party of Five 1×10 “Diaspora” is a truly emotional experience, the exclamation point in a complete and dare I say it – almost perfect – season, with very few missteps and many more lessons than we ever expected. This was…

Party of Five 1×09 Review: “Mexico”

The first season of Party of Five has been many things: insightful, real, and emotional. It has hardly been surprising, though, not that it had to be. This family has dealt with the issues we expected them to deal with,…

‘Party of Five’ 1×08 Review: “Dos y Dos”

Party of Five 1×08 “Dos y Dos” does the same thing the show has excelled at doing during its first season, pack an emotional punch, while also dealing with the bigger issues of identity, sexuality and how to find the…

‘Party of Five’ 1×07 Review: Find Your Voice

Party of Five’s “Speak for Yourself” was all about finding your own voice, even if, sometimes, finding it is only half the job. You still have to figure out what to do with it. Emilio, Lucia and Valentina went through…

‘Party of Five’ 1×06 Review: Impostor Syndrome

Party of Five’s “Patch Job” does a great job of straddling the fence between the small concerns, like we talked about last week, and the bigger ones, the ones that change lives. They do that by focusing on the repercussions…

‘Party of Five’ 1×05 Review: Parenting

Party of Five’s “Rafa” goes micro while the rest of the show had been going macro, and it’s both incredibly appreciated, and absolutely necessary. Yes, the restaurant is a concern, and the big issues of what being latinx means in…

‘Party of Five’ 1×04 Review: Racists Be Racist

Though this show is all about five kids who find themselves in the difficult situation they are because of racist and unjust policies, this week’s episode of Party of Five, titled “Authentic Mexican” is the first time the show deals…

‘Party of Five’ 1×03 Review: Living for the Moments

I remember feeling two distinct things when this reboot was announced: joy, because it felt like it was a story that needed to be told, and  a great deal of apprehension. How do you put these kids in a situation…

‘Party of Five’ 1×01 & 1×02 Review: Show Them Who We Are

There’s a moment in the “Pilot” of the Party of Five reboot where, as her parents are being escorted away to the buses that will take them to Mexico, away from their kids for good, Lucia, the middle child of…

Preview Guide: ‘Party of Five’ Episodes 1×01 and 1×02

Trust us when we tell you that Party of Five is a show that you don’t want to miss. The show, which debuts tonight, will follow the five Acosta children  as they navigate daily life and struggles to survive as…