Kevin (Probably) Saves the World

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  • TV-14
  • 2017
  • 1 Season
  • 7.7  (4,688)

Kevin (Probably) Saves the World is a comedic drama series that aired on ABC from 2017 to 2018. The show stars Jason Ritter as Kevin Finn, a down-on-his-luck man who moves in with his sister Amy (JoAnna Garcia Swisher) after attempting suicide. While staying with his sister and her daughter, Kevin is visited by a celestial being named Yvette (Kimberly Hebert Gregory), who informs him that he is the last of the righteous and has been chosen to save the world.

Throughout the series, Kevin struggles with his newfound responsibility as he tries to balance his personal life with his duties as the chosen one. Yvette appears to him in various forms, including a human and a statue, and helps guide him on his mission. Kevin must travel across the country to find and help the other righteous people, who are also unaware of their purpose, and to regain his own faith.

Despite its supernatural themes, Kevin (Probably) Saves the World is grounded in reality, with relatable characters and emotional storylines. The show tackles issues such as mental health, family dynamics, and the search for meaning in life. The relationships between the characters, particularly that between Kevin and Amy, are a central focus of the show and provide a genuine emotional core.

The performances in Kevin (Probably) Saves the World are standout, with Ritter shining as the lovable yet flawed Kevin. He brings depth to a character who is initially unlikeable, making it easy for the audience to root for him as he tries to do better. Swisher is also great as Amy, portraying a strong woman who is trying to raise her daughter while dealing with her own personal struggles.

One of the unique aspects of Kevin (Probably) Saves the World is its blend of genres. While it is primarily a drama, it also incorporates elements of comedy and fantasy. The humor is mostly derived from the interactions between the characters and the absurdity of Kevin's situation. The fantasy elements are subtle and used sparingly, with the focus remaining on the characters and their journeys.

The overall message of the show is one of hope and redemption. Kevin's journey from a depressed and aimless man to a purposeful leader is inspiring, and the idea that anyone, regardless of their past mistakes, can make a positive impact on the world is empowering. The show also highlights the importance of connecting with others and the power of community.

Overall, Kevin (Probably) Saves the World is a heartfelt and entertaining series that deserves a larger audience. Its unique blend of genres, strong performances, and relatable characters make it a standout show that is sure to resonate with viewers.

Kevin (Probably) Saves the World is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (16 episodes). The series first aired on October 3, 2017.

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The Right Thing
16. The Right Thing
March 6, 2018
Kevin struggles with the idea that his relationship with Kristin might be in jeopardy while helping a stranger honor his deceased uncle's burial wishes. Yvette makes a drastic decision regarding her future with Kevin by involving a celestial colleague named Cindy ("Saturday Night Live"'s Leslie Jones guest stars); and Amy receives an unexpected visit that changes everything.
World's Worst Domino
15. World's Worst Domino
February 27, 2018
Feeling guilty about the role he played in getting the former high school security guard fired, Kevin looks to help Becky follow her true passion: inventing. With Amy and Tyler's assistance, they enter Becky's newest invention into a local Entrepreneur Expo with hilarious results. Meanwhile, Yvette is forced to come to terms with Dave's disappearance.
Old Friends
14. Old Friends
February 20, 2018
Desperate to repair his friendship with Tyler, Kevin enlists the help of Kristin to pull off a grand gesture to win him back. While working to do so, his relationship with Kristin deepens, and they meet a mysterious, strange duo who are hiding out in the middle of nowhere.
13. Fishtail
February 6, 2018
Looking to put an end to the "Lady of Laos" fiasco once and for all, Kevin travels to Canada in search of Tyler. However, his priorities quickly shift when Kevin realizes that deceiving Tyler actually means finding the next righteous soul. Meanwhile, Amy and Nate draw closer, and Yvette learns that she isn't the only celestial being susceptible to injury.
Caught White-Handed
12. Caught White-Handed
January 16, 2018
When Kevin encounters a mysterious do-gooder and attempts to help her raise money for a dog sanctuary, his plan backfires bringing her secret past to light. Meanwhile, Tyler believes he has finally made contact with Yvette, the mysterious lady from Laos. Nate invites Amy to a friend's wedding only to discover his ex-wife will also be attending.
11. Solo
January 9, 2018
As the newest substitute teacher at La Salle High School, Kevin tries to help an introverted student named Adam become more self-assured and popular. However, to do so, he must first pull off the second greatest freshman prank in the school's history. Meanwhile, Yvette contemplates life after the mission, and Amy and Nate struggle to plan the perfect first date.
The Ugly Sleep
10. The Ugly Sleep
January 2, 2018
Reveling in his success after finding the first righteous soul, Kevin attempts to help a man start dating again after a bad break-up. Meanwhile, inspired by Kevin's good deeds, Reese befriends the new girl at school. Yvette becomes concerned by Tyler's desperate search to reconnect with the mysterious lady he met in Laos, and Amy finally finds the courage to ask Nate out on a date.
9. Probably
December 12, 2017
Convinced that the universe is leading the way, a very confident Kevin heads to Laos with Tyler in search of the first righteous soul. Meanwhile, Yvette has her doubts about their mission and has a chance encounter with Tyler that changes both of their outlooks. Back in Texas, Amy goes all out decorating for Christmas and decides whether or not she's truly ready to date again.
8. Chrysalis
December 5, 2017
Kevin is forced to choose between completing his mission
7. Dave
November 14, 2017
Yvette has her reservations when Dave, another celestial being, pops up looking to join her and Kevin on their latest mission: Reconciling Kristin and her mother under the most challenging of circumstances. Elsewhere, Nate tries to work up the nerve to ask Amy out, completely unaware of her budding chemistry with a potential beau.
Rocky Road
6. Rocky Road
November 7, 2017
Despite being on the outs with his sister, Kevin tries to help a desperate man find work in order to support his family. Meanwhile, Amy deals with the ramifications of invading Reese's privacy
Brutal Acts of Kindness
5. Brutal Acts of Kindness
October 31, 2017
After draining his bank account in service of others, Kevin looks for a different way to help a single mom who's drowning in her son's medical bills. Meanwhile, Reese uses a school project to learn more about her uncle, and Yvette struggles with the full range of human emotions.
How to Be Good
4. How to Be Good
October 24, 2017
When the universe leads Kevin to help Lucille - a mean-spirited diner owner - with some family drama, he quickly finds himself stuck in the middle of a tricky situation with her equally difficult sister. Meanwhile, Reese entertains the thought of Kevin having special powers, and Yvette begins to struggle with the side effects of being on Earth.
Sweet Little Lies
3. Sweet Little Lies
October 17, 2017
On his quest to become a better person, Kevin helps a young couple plan their wedding. In doing so, however, he sees the consequences of lies - both his own and the couple's. Meanwhile, Yvette attempts to organize the other celestial beings, and Reese witnesses her uncle's strange new talents first-hand.
Listen Up
2. Listen Up
October 10, 2017
Yvette attempts to guide Kevin in his mission to help others, but when he tries to “help” a local brewer, Kevin’s good intentions go horribly awry. Amy struggles to understand Kevin’s strange behavior while still mourning the loss of her husband. Meanwhile, Kevin rekindles an old flame with unexpected consequences.
1. Pilot
October 3, 2017
Kevin, who is on a dangerous path of despair, returns to his childhood home in Texas to crash with his widowed twin sister, Amy, and teenaged niece, Reese. It is a strained homecoming - he and his family have grown apart over the years - and Kevin has no real hope that anything will get better. But a series of fantastic events, including a meteorite landing near the house, lead Kevin to meet an unlikely celestial guide, Yvette. Yvette delivers incredible news to Kevin: in every generation there are 36 righteous souls on Earth whose mere existence protects the world. Kevin, she tells him, is the last of the 36 righteous. Humanity has been thrown into crisis. Without the 36, the world will begin to lose the one thing that allows us to persevere through the ups and downs of life: hope.
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Kevin (Probably) Saves the World is available for streaming on the ABC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Kevin (Probably) Saves the World on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    October 3, 2017
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (4,688)