The Leftovers aired its premiere episode last Sunday night to mostly positive reviews. Some fans expected more than what they got and to them I say give it a chance. Give it a few more episodes and I think you will like what you see. You might enjoy episode number two like I did.
Episode Two is titled "Penguin One, Us Zero". I wondered what that title could possible mean before I saw the episode and my strange mind couldn't even come close. Maybe if someone asks me after I post my Review next week I will tell you, but I won't bore you with what I thought right now. I will say that the episode is another great chapter in the series. I am really enjoying how well each episode is pieced together. They have such a smooth flow that the episode ended after what felt like a few minutes. Peter Berg, the director, really does an incredible job.
The action definitely heats up and there are some great scenes involving Tom and Holy Wayne. We learn a little more of Wayne's history and what Tom's role is in his organization. This is why I say to those people who did not enjoy the premiere episode to give it a chance. Things heat up in very specific ways and I feel that with each subsequent episode we learn a lot more about each character and how they deal with the Sudden Departure. I think everyone will enjoy the this episode, plus don't you want to find out what that interesting title means?
Thoughts and Discussion Through Episode 1
- What is the significance of the dogs as they relate to Kevin? The dogs come into play in the second episode so we learn a little more about that plot line.
- What is the story with the man that shot the dogs in the first episode?
- Why does Wayne think Tom is so important?
- Why did Meg join the Guilty Remnant?
I look forward to discussing the episode with everyone after I post my Review next week. Enjoy your weekend everyone!