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First impressions of The Witcher Netflix series are trickling onto social media

Critics are taking to Twitter with first impressions of the Netflix show.

While the actual review embargo for The Witcher Netflix series doesn't lift until December 20, critics who have watched the first five episodes have already taken to social media with some initial - and spoiler-free - impressions.

And so far everyone seems to agree, actor Henry Cavill makes for a surprisingly good Geralt of Rivia.

Reddit user badfortheenvironment has done the hard work for us, compiling a megathread of first impressions from over a dozen television critics. Here's just a few, and don't worry, it's scrubbed of spoilers.

The Witcher Netflix series will air on December 20. Filmed in Hungary, the show stars Henry Cavill stars as Geralt. Anna Shaffer plays Triss Merigold, while Freya Allan and Anya Chalotra portray Ciri and Yennefer, respectively.

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