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.
  1. Episode 8 The Instant White-Hot Wild
    The Boys Season-Finale Recap: Superheroes Aren’t Always Good It was always a shaky idea to center a season of The Boys on a plot to take out Homelander.
  2. Episode 7 Here Comes A Candle to Light You to Bed
    The Boys Recap: Knowing You’re the Hero Homelander and Butcher continue to unravel ahead of their big showdown.
  3. Episode 6 Herogasm
    The Boys Recap: The Top of the Food Chain “Herogasm” is a culmination of most of the character arcs this season, upping the stakes for the rest of the season.
  4. Episode 5 The Last Time to Look on This World of Lies
    The Boys Recap: No More Secrets With Soldier Boy on the scene and Homelander’s continued spiraling to the top, The Boys is heating up.
  5. Episode 4 Glorious Five Year Plan
    The Boys Recap: Bad Product And just like that, the Seven mutiny is over before it even began.
  6. Episode 3 Barbary Coast
    The Boys Recap: Down for the Cause Despite a few excellent moments, The Boys is retreading old ground and overlooking too many characters.
  7. Episode 2 The Only Man In the Sky
    The Boys Recap: The Real Hero It’s Homelander’s party, and he can go Nazis if he wants to.
  8. Episode 1 Payback
    The Boys Season-Premiere Recap: Peacetime What does peacetime look like for The Boys?

The Latest The Boys News

  1. playing the villain
    Gen V Is A Bloody Mess, Literally In the gory trailer for the The Boys spinoff.
  2. the boys
    Bono and Chris Martin Are Team Matty In the breakup or the Noel Gallagher beef? It’s unclear.
  3. mom's home
    Oh Boy! Rosemarie DeWitt Joins The Boys Season Four. Simon Pegg is also coming back as Hughie’s dad.
  4. troll patrol
    Erin Moriarty Kindly Claps Back at Misogynistic The Boys Boys “This has only strengthened my empathy muscle and to anyone who comes at me: I see you …”
  5. exit interview
    ‘This Show Is a Lot of Things, But Subtle Is Not One of Them’ Showrunner Eric Kripke is clear about whose side The Boys is on.
  6. finales
    Some Pointed Questions for The Boys An attempt to untangle what season three was trying to say about our political system and what it could mean for future seasons.
  7. how to herogasm
    6 Behind-the-Scenes Details About the Superhero Orgy in The Boys’ ‘Herogasm’ The stickiest episode yet.
  8. chat room
    Paul Reiser Initially Turned Down His Role in The Boys “It was a little bit rough for me.”
  9. tv review
    The Boys Needs a New Punch Line There’s something to be said for consistency, but some variety or nuance would be nice too.
  10. summer preview
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