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Class of '07: The Beginning of the End of the World Season 1, Ep 0
A girls' school 10-year reunion coincides with a flood that seems to have wiped out the entire world. [more inside]
Movie: Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. [more inside]
Movie: The Park
After a virus kills all of the Earth's adults, rival children battle for control of an abandoned theme park. [more inside]
The Last of Us: Look for the Light Books Included Season 1, Ep 9
A pregnant Anna places her trust in a lifelong friend. Later, Joel and Ellie near the end of their journey. [more inside]
The Last of Us: Left Behind Books Included Season 1, Ep 7
As Joel fights to survive, Ellie looks back on the night that changed everything. [more inside]
The Last of Us: Kin Books Included Season 1, Ep 6
After ignoring the advice of the locals, Joel and Ellie descend deeper into dangerous territory in search of the Fireflies - and Tommy. [more inside]
Movie: Knock at the Cabin
While vacationing, a young girl (Kristen Cui) and her dads (Jonathan Groff, Ben Aldridge) are taken hostage by a band of armed strangers (Dave Bautista, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Abby Quinn, Rupert Grint) who demand that the family choose one of themselves to sacrifice to avert the apocalypse. [more inside]
Movie: The Happening
When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore and his wife Alma flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it terrorism, the accidental release of some toxic military bio weapon -- or something even more sinister? [more inside]
Y: The Last Man meets The Girl With All the Gifts in Gretchen Felker-Martin's Manhunt, an explosive post-apocalyptic novel that follows trans women and men on a grotesque journey of survival. [more inside]
Little Demon: Little Demon, Season 1 Season 1, Ep 0
The Antichrist is a 13-year-old girl; after her powers manifest following her first period, her dad (aka Satan) reappears in her life, much to the dismay of her mother, who has devoted her life to fighting Satan and his minions. It's the first adult animation show from Canada's Atomic Cartoons, and stars Lucy DeVito, Danny DeVito, and Aubrey Plaza voice-acting the above characters. [CW for animal sacrifice, nudity, and buckets of gore, sometimes in actual buckets IIRC.] [more inside]
Movie: Night of the Comet
A comet wipes out most of life on Earth, leaving two Valley Girls (Catherine Mary Stewart and Kelli Maroney) fighting against cannibal zombies and a sinister group of scientists. [more inside]
God's Favorite Idiot: Season One Season 1, Ep 0
Clark (Ben Falcone) is an IT guy. He's also starting to glow. He might be a key player in the Apocalypse. [more inside]
Tensions rise when a stripper and religious protester are trapped together in a peep show booth and must come together to survive the apocalypse in 1980's Chicago. [more inside]
Anna: Season One Season 1, Ep 0
In the near future, a pandemic kills everyone at/above the age of puberty. 13 year-old Anna has kept her half-brother Astor alive and hidden in their country home. Eventually, their bubble of isolation is ruptured, and soon Anna will have to pursue Astor into the darkest corners of the changed world, where a lack of structure and nurturing has left the remaining kids miserably lonely or utterly feral, some of them in thrall to older, more manipulative kids. [more inside]
Movie: Don't Look Up
Two low-level astronomers must go on a giant media tour to warn mankind of an approaching comet that will destroy planet Earth. [more inside]
Movie: The Mitchells vs. the Machines
A quirky, dysfunctional family's road trip is upended when they find themselves in the middle of the robot apocalypse and suddenly become humanity's unlikeliest last hope.
Amidst starvation and devastation in post-apocalyptic Norway, a couple and their daughter are invited to a mysterious theatrical performance at a local hotel. [more inside]
Brockmire: Season 4 (Full Season) Season 4, Ep 0
Fourth and final season, largely set from 2030 to 2033. Earth has been ravaged by the climate crisis; Brockmire is tasked with saving baseball.
Movie: Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse
Three scouts, on the eve of their last camp-out, discover the true meaning of friendship when they attempt to save their town from a zombie outbreak. [Trailer with minor spoiler]
Daybreak: Josh vs the apocalypse: part 1 Season 1, Ep 0
Los Angeles is now a post-apocalyptic wasteland, but it's not all bad. In fact, for C-student Josh Wheeler, it's a big improvement.
A ship carrying settlers to a new home in Mars after Earth is rendered uninhabitable is knocked off-course, causing the passengers to consider their place in the universe. [more inside]
Movie: I Am Mother
A child is raised underground by a robot "Mother", designed to repopulate the earth following an extinction event. [more inside]
Movie: Rim of the World
Four misfit teenagers join forces to save the world when an alien invasion interrupts their summer camp.
Supernatural: Moriah Season 14, Ep 20
Because of Sam, Dean, and Castiel, Jack becomes disenchanted with all the lies. An old friend shows up. [more inside]
Black Summer: Season One Season 1, Ep 0
Individuals struggle to survive and reunite in a zombie apocalypse. [more inside]
Doom Patrol: Paw Patrol Season 1, Ep 5
With the Apocalypse in full swing, the Doom Patrol must work with an unlikely ally to stop the end of the world. [more inside]
Book: Good Omens
According to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (the world's only completely accurate book of prophecies, written in 1655, before she exploded), the world will end on a Saturday. Next Saturday, in fact. Just before dinner. So the armies of Good and Evil are amassing, Atlantis is rising, frogs are falling, tempers are flaring. Everything appears to be going according to Divine Plan. Except a somewhat fussy angel and a fast-living demon—both of whom have lived amongst Earth's mortals since The Beginning and have grown rather fond of the lifestyle—are not actually looking forward to the coming Rapture. And someone seems to have misplaced the Antichrist . . . [more inside]
Movie: How It Ends
After a mysterious apocalyptic event turns the Western half of the US into chaos, a man teams up with his pregnant fiance's disapproving father to head west and save her.
Movie: Bird Box
A woman and a pair of children are blindfolded and make their way through a post-apocalyptic setting along a river.
Book: The Book of M
A man in India suddenly loses his shadow, a phenomenon scientists cannot explain. As people around the globe watch, fascinated, from their TV screens, he unexpectedly begins to lose something else, too: his memories. Soon, he isn't the only one afflicted. In communities all around the globe, people's shadows disappear, and in their place come strange and unfathomable abilities that threaten humanity's very existence.
Mr. Robot: Eps3.7dont-delete-me.ko Season 3, Ep 8
Elliot tries to get ghosted; it is the day of all days. [Official synopsis] [more inside]
Book: On Such a Full Sea
In a future where US society has segmented rigidly into rich consumers, the poor, and a labor class who have occupied the buildings of former cities, one of these laborers sets out on a quest... [more inside]
iZombie: Looking for Mr. Goodbrain, Part 2 Season 3, Ep 13
Liv uncovers the shocking truth about the virus and the far-reaching consequences of the vaccine. Majors exams his future as a human. Blaine makes a business proposal. [more inside]
Book: All the Birds in the Sky
Hugo and Nebula Award short-listed novel about the end of the world―and the beginning of our future. A sort of coming of age novel, philosophical exploration of nature and technology, action/adventure/romance with some bittersweet humor on top. [more inside]
The Magicians: We Have Brought You Little Cakes Show Only Season 2, Ep 13
Ember recaps things so far as only Ember can, which brings us to now: "a crisis comes to a head when the true power behind the troubles comes to party. Battles are won and wars are lost, as Q and the others must protect their kingdom. Alice makes a startling revelation and things may never be the same." Now, let's debate the merits of an open, informed democracy versus an authoritarian monarchy! [Season Finale; Season 3 due out in 2018]
The Magicians: We Have Brought You Little Cakes Books Included Season 2, Ep 13
Ember recaps things so far as only Ember can, which brings us to now: "a crisis comes to a head when the true power behind the troubles comes to party. Battles are won and wars are lost, as Q and the others must protect their kingdom. Alice makes a startling revelation and things may never be the same." Your books mean nothing here! [Season Finale; Season 3 due out in 2018]
No Tomorrow: Season One (All Episodes) Season 1, Ep 0
Evie, a risk-averse quality-control assessor who falls for free-spirited thrill seeker Xavier only to find out he lives his life that way because he believes the apocalypse is coming.
Book: The Fifth Season
THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS... FOR THE LAST TIME. A season of endings has begun. It starts with the great red rift across the heart of the world's sole continent, spewing ash that blots out the sun. It starts with death, with a murdered son and a missing daughter. It starts with betrayal, and long dormant wounds rising up to fester. This is the Stillness, a land long familiar with catastrophe, where the power of the earth is wielded as a weapon. And where there is no mercy. [more inside]
Movie: X-Men: Apocalypse
After thousands of years asleep, Apocalypse, the first mutant, awakens and gathers his Four Horsemen intent on conquering the world. The only thing between him and victory are Xavier and the students of the Xavier's School for Gifted Children. [more inside]
The Walking Dead: Not Tomorrow Yet Season 6, Ep 12
Rick and the others determine that the only way to keep peace in Alexandria, is to wage a war with a new enemy.
Movie: Miracle Mile
Late for a date, a young man receives a chance phone call with disturbing news. [more inside]
Mystery Science Theater 3000: CITY LIMITS Season 4, Ep 3
"Just beyond our time, heroic young warriors stand between civilization and destruction." "On the border of adventure. At the edge of danger." It's after the apocalypse again, teenage motorcycle gangs rule the city streets, and a corporation wants to take over because EVIL. A classic episode, with many memorable bits: Joel's umbrella in the theater, Crow's fixation on Kim Cattrall, and two whole segments in which the guys invent members for their superhero team, the Fantastic 85. "Man Man! He has all the powers of a man, but he's a man!" Ernie was played by Dean Devlin, who produced Independence Day, the first Hollywood Godzilla (the one with Matthew Broderick) and Stargate. According to the IMDB, how actors were mentioned in the credits depended on their fate in the movie. So, John Stockwell IS Lee because his character survived, but Dean Devlin WAS Ernie because he kicked the bucket. YouTube (1h31m) Premiered June 20, 1992. [more inside]
Apocalypse Fiction Club schedule and discussion area
I propose we read a book a month, with a scheduled discussion on the first Wednesday of each month. Here’s what I propose to launch this club, with a focus on which books I’d like to start with. I am open to suggestion and feedback here. Yay! [more inside]
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Zeppo Rewatch Season 3, Ep 13
A sidelined Xander's search for purpose and identity takes centre stage while the rest of the gang fends off yet another apocalypse in the background.
Last Man on Earth: Sweet Melissa Season 1, Ep 4
A run-in leads to a new friend. Phil tries to fix a door. [more inside]
Last Man on Earth: Alive in Tucson/The Elephant in the Room Season 1, Ep 1
After a virus wipes out humanity, Phil Miller searches the country for survivors. The series was created by Will Forte (Saturday Night Live, MacGruber) and produced by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the creative team behind "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" and "The Lego Movie" based on their idea. [more inside]
The Blacklist: The Kenyon Family (No. 71) Season 2, Ep 12
Red has the FBI investigate a notorious apocalyptic polygamist cult in the mountains of Tennessee, then jets off to Russia to access Alan Fitch's safe. Director Cooper worries about his future.
The Walking Dead: What Lies Ahead Rewatch Season 2, Ep 1
The Group stops to have a tailgate party on their way to Fort Bennett, but it gets crashed by a throng of ne'er-do-wells. T-Dog gets a boo-boo. Sophia goes for a jog.
The Walking Dead: TS-19 Rewatch Season 1, Ep 6
In the Season 1 finale, the group finds shelter at the CDC, and Rick learns a disturbing secret. Of course, the relative safety and comfort doesn't last long...
The Walking Dead: Wildfire Rewatch Season 1, Ep 5
The Group deals with the aftermath of last episode's tragic incident, and decides to take a road trip.
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