The Boys

  1. Episode 8 You Found Me
    The Boys Season Finale Recap: Masters of the Universe A strong finale ends on a cliffhanger that sets the table for a very different second season.
  2. Episode 7 The Self-Preservation Society
    The Boys Recap: Injustice As Butcher’s back story gets filled out, Starlight’s bad week just keep getting worse.
  3. Episode 6 The Innocents
    The Boys Recap: Fallen Angels The best episode yet finally strikes a balance of character, humor, and plot, and creates legitimate anticipation for what comes next.
  4. Episode 5 Good for the Soul
    The Boys Recap: New Gods The Believe Expo sets the stage for Starlight to pull back the curtain on superheroism and the false Gods that come with it.
  5. Episode 4 The Female of the Species
    The Boys Recap: Danger Girl The investigation into Compound V and whatever is going on with A-Train leads the Boys to a mute killing machine.
  6. Episode 3 Get Some
    The Boys Recap: X-Factor The meta commentary and universe-building have been fun, but it’s time to get to the meat of this story.
  7. Episode 2 Cherry
    The Boys Recap: Damage Control A talky episode finds the series trying to develop its own voice as it moves further away from the source material.
  8. Episode 1 The Name of the Game
    The Boys Series Premiere Recap: What If … The new Amazon series introduces us to the dark side of a world, not that different from our own, in which absolute superpower corrupts absolutely.
  1. Episode 8 What I Know
    The Boys Season-Finale Recap: Thoughts and Prayers What will motivate Billy Butcher now?
  2. Episode 7 Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker
    The Boys Recap: What a Wonderful World The often-poisonous connection between parent and offspring powers a strong episode that sets up a violent conclusion to season two.
  3. Episode 6 The Bloody Doors Off
    The Boys Recap: Down the Road and Back Again Hm, Stormfront and Lamplighter’s super-experimentation feels familiar somehow … Oh. Right.
  4. Episode 5 We Gotta Go Now
    The Boys Recap: Power Couple The Boys’ new weekly release schedule doesn’t do a transitional, wheel-spinning episode like this one any favors.
  5. Episode 4 Nothing Like it in the World
    The Boys Recap: Dancing With Myself Homelander is having a full-blown identity crisis, and dealing with it in typical Homelander fashion.
  6. Episode 3 Over the Hill with the Swords of a Thousand Men
    The Boys Recap: Second Wind The Seven has a new lunatic in the big chair. God help us all.
  7. Episode 2 Proper Preparation and Planning
    The Boys Recap: God Complex Since Homelander lost power with the Seven, he needs to reclaim it with his son.
  8. Episode 1 The Big Ride
    The Boys Season-Premiere Recap: Storm Clouds The season begins with the Seven down to only five and Homelander stepping into Stillwell’s role — or so he thinks.

The Latest The Boys News

  1. two friends
    Jane Levy Gently Informs Jack Quaid That He’s a Hottie How does he not know?
  2. barry recommends
    Barack Obama Had a Good Time Watching Congressional Heads Explode on The Boys He also recommends The Good Place, Mrs. America, and the sexy chess show.
  3. super spoilers
    11 Lingering The Boys Questions Season 3 Needs to Answer What does the future hold for Homelander, Billy Butcher, the Seven (the Five?), and the show’s new weekly format? We have some thoughts.
  4. role muddles
    The Boys Is the End of the Superhero As We Know It The dark satire’s second season has illuminated the rotten core of superheroism, and cast our collective obsession with it in an unflattering light.
  5. behind the seams
    The Boys Is a Microcosm of Modern Supersuit Design The series’ supersuit designer explains how the Seven’s looks both reflect and satirize the evolution of superhero costuming in the 21st century.
  6. chat room
    The Boys’s Aya Cash on the ‘Complicated Decision’ to Play Stormfront “There are these people who are spewing hatred, but it’s wrapped in this cute, smart, almost punk type of thing.”
  7. tv review
    The Boys Are Back to Blow Your Mind, Literally and Figuratively Gleefully violent as ever, Amazon’s dark superhero story ups the ante on its most suggestive ideas about media image-making and corporate control.
  8. tv review
    The Boys Transcends the Dark, Gritty Superhero Slog The new Amazon series’s cynical, superpowered world is nothing new, but some of its points about that world are.
  9. season renewals
    Amazon Decides to Bring Back The Boys for a Second Season Ahead of Series Debut The superhero drama premieres on July 26.
  10. The Stars of The Boys Reveal What Their Superpowers Would Be From teleporting to talking to animals.