First Class season 1 review – showcasing the extravagant lifestyles in bright Barcelona

By Romey Norton
Published: June 23, 2022
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We follow the lives of a group of close party friends through the cultural city of Barcelona.

This review of the Netflix reality series First Class season 1 does not contain spoilers. 

Netflix has released the reality show First Class, created by Marta Torné, and stars a group of successful friends based in Barcelona, living their best lives. In this series, we step into their lives and follow them as they share their love of shopping, luxurious parties, and exclusive events. 

Once again, we have another television reality series where we follow a group of wealthy people and watch how they live their everyday lives. There has been a lot of series like this recently, all in different areas of the world. From the UK to Asia and the USA, this series takes us into the beautiful, arty, Barcelona. 

Starring Aldo Comas, Archie M. Alled-Martínez, Clara Courel, Lucía Sáez-Benito, Álex Agulló, Amanda Portillo, Marc Patsy, Zaida Márquez, Meilan Kao, Carola Etxart, Julie Brangstrup, Ferrán Ribó, Álex Sáez and Cristina Fontella; each person has something to offer — some are more toned down, others are so eccentric they carry a parachute with them at all times, just in case there is a plane around to jump out of. 

Among this heterogeneous group, the series features journalists, designers, artists, models, and DJs. Together they show us what it is like living in an arty, historical city. We get beautiful shots of Barcelona, the Costa Brava, and the south of France. If anything, this series has made me want to book a fancy, arty, hot holiday. 

While the content and characters are very similar to other reality series, I did enjoy the theme of art and culture throughout. First Class is trying to showcase a life without fear and boundaries, rather than showing off wealth and spending that wealth. Everyone is more about having fun, instead of creating drama and tension. 

From going to the opera to skydiving, this series has a lot of entertainment value, and with the episodes lasting between forty and forty-five minutes, you can easily watch this series. What was very inspiring is how this series makes you want to live life to the fullest and celebrate all those around us. You’ll really enjoy this series if you like to see how the other half live and if you’ve enjoyed other series such as Bling Empire and Made in Chelsea.

What did you think of the Netflix reality series First Class season 1? Comment below.

You can watch this series with a subscription to Netflix

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