A kind way to describe The OA's first (and presumably) only season is as an "ambitious failure." Only the show itself is not kind, despite its pretensions. The OA is an inept, bumbling parable, played somehow with a completely straight face. A passion project which somehow lacks any hint of passion. Brevity and clarity are clearly not its strong suits, so allow me: It sucks.http://www.gq.com/story/the-oa-review
What he said.
To alleviate the danger that you see that and your morbid curiosity gets the best of you, let me save you eight hours of your life and blow the ending for you: "The OA" stands for "Original Angel". Yes, it's about angels. What jackass called this "science fiction"?