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Amazon Prime Video’s The Boys Season 2 Episodes 1 – 3 An Honest Review (Spoilers)

The first season of The Boys was pretty great in my opinion and they got to the action right away and kept it a steady pace throughout the entire 1st season. The end of the 1st season left off with Butcher(Karl Urban) finding out that his wife and Homelander(Anthony Starr) had a child together and he’s also framed for the murder of Stillwell(Elisabeth Shue), leaving fans wanting more and wondering where things were headed.

The Boys is probably the first time I’ve ever watched the show before reading the comics in regards to comic book adaptations but I am a huge fan of Garth Ennis so I did catch up on the comics in between seasons and seeing there are lots of differences I’m not totally worried about knowing everything that’s going to happen ahead of time.

The 2nd season starts off with Butcher being dropped and waking up in a parking lot in Fort Worth, Indiana and then switches over to Hughie and the rest of the boys to show what a dire situation they are in all while being the most wanted criminals in the country. Switching over to the Supers point of view the show then gives us a peak at a new recruit wanting to replace Lamplighter in the 7, Homlander’s interaction with this new recruit gives us a peak into the fact that he’s not hiding his psycho side quite as well anymore as he bursts the guy’s eardrums with no worries about what anyone thought about it, this season also introduces a power struggle of sorts between Homelander and the CEO of Vought International Stan Edgar, I actually really liked this and thought it added a system of checks and balances of sort for the supers.

The show also starts making a big deal of Super Terrorists or Super Villains but as far as I can remember they only introduced two of them and the first one gets killed by Noir Black like 5 seconds after he’s introduced. The other “Super Terrorist” we see is actually Kimiko’s little brother and the show starts making a pretty big deal of him, even hinting at one point that he’s the key to taking down Vought, about 5 seconds before the deputy director of the CIA’s head blows up right in front of Hughie and the boys but then he dies a few episodes later and I am still left wondering why they put such an importance on him, With only 3 episodes out so far I guess there could be more to this story.

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We are also introduced to a new member of the 7 named Stormfront who has electricity based powers and plays the part of the cool edgy chick, except I thought it seemed a bit forced…sort of like when someone in high school tries to act cool for their friends and you can tell it’s not really how they are…the character is cool and all, I just don’t think the actress playing her is doing her justice but like I said only 3 episodes so far, perhaps she’s supposed to come across this way.

Overall I thought they moved the plot along nicely this season and that there were some really cool parts, like the whale part…you know you loved it too. I for one can’t wait to see more episodes, I actually have no clue if this was the complete 2nd season or if they have more episodes on the way but either way there is a 3rd season coming at some point and I can’t wait…I give it a solid 8 out of 10 and would suggest it to anyone…a great show!

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Why Preacher is the Best Kind of Twisted Television.

Developed by Sam Catlin, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg for AMC Preacher is based on a comic book by Garth Ennis, it stars Dominic Cooper as the preacher who gains the power to make anyone do anything simply by speaking the words out loud, it also stars Ruth Negga as his love interest and Joseph Gilgun as his Vampiric best friend. The series just ended on September 29, 2019 wrapping up the fourth and final season. It’s a shame to see such a good show end but a great time to go over what made this show so great.

The show revolves around Jessie Custer(Dominic Cooper) a down on his luck and faith preacher who gains an incredible power and sets out to have a face to face with God himself, his girlfriend Tulip(Ruth Negga) and new best friend who happens to also be a vampire Cassidy(Joseph Gilgun) join him on this journey and all kinds of chaos ensues, I’ll try not to give away too much of the plot here but to truly describe this show like it deserves you need to describe the crazy cast of characters as they are what gives this show real life.

I’ve already mentioned the Preacher with a crazy power and his Vampiric best friend, not to mention Tulip his crazy badass no fear girlfriend but as the show goes on the cast of characters just gets crazier and crazier. There is a kid named Eugene who has a face that looks like an anus because he shot himself with a shotgun and lived, in the comics they call him Arseface. There are angels that are much dumber than you’d expect an angel to be, there is a man that runs an extremist Christian sect who has a bullet wound on the top of his head making it resemble male genitalia , he also has a replacement ear made of a vampire’s foreskin and if that’s not enough to make you want to check the show out Hitler also escapes from hell and joins in the fun and there is a clone of Jesus named Humperdoo.

I’m sorry to see the show end nonetheless it was an extremely enjoyable show to watch while it lasted. It’s probably not a great show if you’re easily offended as that seems to be a main theme of the show…Just how offensive can they be each week but in the best way possible. If you haven’t checked this show out I highly advise you do.

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