Rotten (TV series)

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Presented byLatif Nasser
Country of originUSA
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes6
Executive producer(s)Jonathan Mussman
  • Andrew Adolphus
  • Ali Muney
  • Dena Mermelstein
Running time48-56 minutes
Production company(s)
Original networkNetflix
Picture formatHDTV 1080p
Audio format2.0 Stereophonic
Original releaseJanuary 5, 2018 (2018-01-05)
External links

Rotten is an American television show produced by Zero Point Zero. It focuses on problems in the process of supplying food.[1] The show contains six hour-long episodes that have been available from Netflix since January 2018.[2] Each show deals with one food product and show interviews with manufacturers, distributors, and others involved in the process. It also highlights several criminal cases brought against these people.


No.TitleDirected byOriginal release date
1"Lawyers, Guns and Honey"Lucy Kennedy, Bill KerrJanuary 5, 2018 (2018-01-05)
2"The Peanut Problem"Ted Gesing, Bill KerrJanuary 5, 2018 (2018-01-05)
3"Garlic Breath"David MettlerJanuary 5, 2018 (2018-01-05)
4"Big Bird"Ted GesingJanuary 5, 2018 (2018-01-05)
5"Milk Money"Lucy KennedyJanuary 5, 2018 (2018-01-05)
6"Cod Is Dead"David MettlerJanuary 5, 2018 (2018-01-05)


Reaction to the series has been relatively positive, with a rating of 80% on Rotten Tomatoes.[3] It is praised[by whom?] for its high-quality cinematography and compelling, human-centered narratives but criticized[by whom?] for focusing on particular issues rather than providing explanation for wider industry problems,[4] or giving the viewer answers as to which brands and products are unaffected by the issues the series presents.[5]


  1. ^ "Rotten". Netflix. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  2. ^ Rotten on IMDb
  3. ^ Dirty Money: Season 1 - Rotten Tomatoes, retrieved 2018-03-24
  4. ^ Gilbert, Sophie. "The State of the Food Industry Is 'Rotten'". The Atlantic. Retrieved 2018-03-24.
  5. ^ Greene, Steve (2018-01-06). "'Rotten' Review: Netflix True Crime Series Finds a Shocking Battleground in the Food We Eat". IndieWire. Retrieved 2018-03-24.