The OA

  1. Episode 8 Invisible Self
    The OA Season-Finale Recap: Imperfect Feeling After hitting such stylistic highs, The OA ends at its most polarizing.
  2. Episode 7 Empire of Light
    The OA Recap: Requiem for the Johnsons “Empire of Light” is a pivotal letdown.
  3. Episode 6 Forking Paths
    The OA Recap: Interlude in the Death Machine This show’s greatest trick may be its pure, blind faith in an afterlife.
  4. Episode 5 Paradise
    The OA Recap: Cuba, Libre In this wondrous hour, interpretative dance becomes a truly transformative act.
  5. Episode 4 Away
    The OA Recap: Homer’s Odyssey “Away” reveals a big secret at the center of The OA.
  6. Episode 3 Champion
    The OA Recap: Imprisoned What’s the real M.O. of The OA?
  7. Episode 2 New Colossus
    The OA Recap: Yearning to Breathe Free “New Colossus” is an hour that absolutely flies by.
  8. Episode 1 Homecoming
    The OA Series Premiere Recap: Eyes Without a Face After the first episode of The OA, it takes a lot of willpower to not binge-watch the next.
  1. Episode 8 Overview
    The OA: Part II Finale Recap: Brain Forest The series’ constant fidgeting with its many realities leaves us a yet another fork in the multidimensional road.
  2. Episode 7 Nina Azarova
    The OA: Part II Recap: Out Of the Shadows Even as the season shows signs of starting to wrap up, The OA still can’t resist throwing a few new wrinkles into the proceedings.
  3. Episode 6 Mirror Mirror
    The OA: Part II Recap: Best-Laid Plans We return to our original dimension for a quiet drama of broken wills, capped by a deus ex machina for the ages.
  4. Episode 5 The Medium & The Engineer
    The OA: Part II Recap: Maniac Mansion As OA and Kareem navigate a puzzle dungeon, Hap finds love.
  5. Episode 4 SYZYGY
    The OA: Part II Recap: Old Night Club OA and Kareem’s paths finally converge, and they seem to be leading back to that abandoned house.
  6. Episode 3 Magic Mirror
    The OA: Part II Recap: Mirror Game In Prairie’s home dimension, the castaways who survived last season’s school shooting are left grappling with what to do next.
  7. Episode 2 Treasure Island
    The OA: Part II Recap: The Prophet of the Valley As always, The OA is on a long, sprawling journey that will end in either deliverance or more madness.
  8. Episode 1 Angel of Death
    The OA: Part II Premiere Recap: Investigation Discovery The unapologetically strange Netflix series returns wrapped in a detective story that quickly opens a wormhole into a much larger conspiracy.

The Latest The OA News

  1. rabbit holes
    Is The OA Fake-Canceled or Am I Just Losing My Mind? We dive into the Reddit threads where superfans are laying out evidence that The OA’s cancellation is just part of the show’s meta-narrative.
  2. sad octopus
    Netflix Cancels The OA and Your Dreams of Seeing the Octopus Again We’ll always have The Movements.
  3. chat room
    The OA’s Kingsley Ben-Adir on That Psychic Octopus Scene “It’s genuinely me going, What the fuck is going on here?
  4. fashion du jour
    How The OA: Part II Turned Brit Marling into a Glam Russian Heiress We talked to the stylists who turned low-key Prairie Johnson into high-key Nina Azarova.
  5. spoilers
    Decoding The OA: Part II’s Extremely Meta Ending It’s the most OA thing The OA: Part II could possibly have done.
  6. spoilers
    24 Very Important Questions About The OA: Part II What happens at the very end of the season? Who is “Brit Marling,” really? And what’s with the horny octopus?
  7. burning questions
    A Conversation With a Quantum Physicist About The OA: Part II Could we really hop between multiple dimensions using the power of dance? Can trees really talk? Could I live in a mirror?
  8. tv review
    The OA Part II is a Glorious, Ridiculous Mind-bender You’ll either love it or you’ll hate it. Unless you’re just totally confused by it.
  9. vulture lists
    17 Great Mystery-Box TV Shows Worth Getting Lost In From The Prisoner to Russian Doll.
  10. trailer mix
    The OA Season 2 Trailer Brings Brit Marling to Alternate-Universe San Francisco Returning March 22.