Evil: Book 27
January 31, 2020 6:20 PM - Season 1, Episode 13 - Subscribe

David, Kristen and Ben assess whether a pregnant woman is possessed when she claims one of the twins she's carrying is evil. (Season Finale)
posted by oh yeah! (6 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
Did anyone else make it through to the end of the season? I thought it improved a bit once they got away from the courtroom subplots. I don't know if I'll pick it back up next season though -- it was so effectively creepy sometimes that it was unsettling to watch.
posted by oh yeah! at 6:29 PM on January 31, 2020


Watched them all. It has been a little uneven script-wise but the acting has been really good. I think that the full Satanic Conspiracy that will have to make up much of next season will be a harder balance for them to walk. I feel that this is one of the kinds of shows that either starts truly shining its second season or just fades away.
posted by Ignorantsavage at 8:26 PM on January 31, 2020


I did watch the whole season, I could not tell you why!

>all of those mind teasers are intentional to a) make a fun experience and b) make an experience you’d want to return to.<


Quote above from Robert King. However I did not find the show or its "teasers" fun; and, I am not sure why I kept returning to the next episode. For explanation, perhaps? Explanation was not forthcoming.

I found many of the characters unlikable, irritating. I am frequently infuriated by their actions, even those of characters I like. If the goal of the Kings is to provoke, they are certainly provoking me.

Still I am awaiting a second season . Go figure! ::eye roll::
posted by alwayson_slightlyoff at 3:48 PM on February 1, 2020


I've only seen 2-3 eps and the previous post seems exactly on the spot. Go figure! ::eye roll::

(or does the rolling eyes mean the poster is possessed, is the show actually.... oh noooo)
posted by sammyo at 5:31 PM on February 1, 2020


I enjoyed this season, mostly for its willingness to throw everything at the wall to see if anything sticks, plus I like the cast.
posted by whir at 9:02 PM on February 4, 2020


I just watched this on Netflix and liked it a lot. Seems like mefi felt differently pre-quar, but this week it perfectly scratched my housebound rainy day itch.

Michael Emerson is always delightful to watch, Mike Colter is immensely likable and handsome, Katja Herbers is great, and omg Christine Lahti! I like the weird horror/black comedy tone and the ambiguity of the supernatural elements. Sometimes the horror really is just systemic racism.
posted by lovecrafty at 3:21 PM on November 16, 2020 [1 favorite]


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