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Leftovers Re-Watch?

I've been re-watching The Leftovers, my second viewing after having watched the original run 10(!) years ago. I've been re-reading the original FanFare commentary, and while it's fascinating to see how opinions about the show changed in real time, I'm wondering if a re-watch might kindle some deeper, more meaningful conversation, particularly in light of our own very-real departure, errr, pandemic. [more inside]
posted by Frayed Knot on May 1, 2024 - 2 comments

The Leftovers: It's a Matt, Matt, Matt, Matt World  Season 3, Ep 5

Convinced it is Kevin's destiny to be in Miracle for the coming seventh anniversary of the Departure, Matt Jamison impulsively heads to Australia in an effort to bring Kevin home. [more inside]
posted by LizBoBiz on May 15, 2017 - 14 comments

The Leftovers: G'Day Melbourne  Season 3, Ep 4

Kevin and Nora travel to Australia, where she continues to track down the masterminds of an elaborate con, while he catches a glimpse of an unexpected face from the past, forcing him to confront the traumatic events of three years earlier.
posted by LizBoBiz on May 8, 2017 - 11 comments

The Leftovers: Crazy Whitefella Thinking  Season 3, Ep 3

With the clock ticking towards the anniversary of the Departure and emboldened by a vision that is either divine prophecy or utter insanity, Kevin Garvey, Sr. wanders the Australian Outback in an effort to save the world from apocalypse.
posted by LizBoBiz on May 2, 2017 - 10 comments

The Leftovers: Lens  Season 2, Ep 6

Nora is irritated by unexpected visitors; Kevin's predicament becomes impossible to ignore; Erika finds an unlikely ally and reveals haunting secrets. [more inside]
posted by Nelson on Nov 10, 2015 - 9 comments

The Leftovers: Off Ramp  Season 2, Ep 3

Laurie and Tom's work to rescue lost souls takes a toll on them [more inside]
posted by LizBoBiz on Oct 20, 2015 - 10 comments

The Leftovers: Axis Mundi  Season 2, Ep 1

In the second season opener, the focus shifts to the town of Miracle, where zero people disappeared during Sudden Departure. But first, a deeply disturbing opening involving a mother and child, many years ago.
posted by jbickers on Oct 5, 2015 - 13 comments

The Leftovers: The Prodigal Son Returns  Season 1, Ep 10

The Guilty Remnant pull off their long-planned Memorial Day event. Holy Wayne wants (needs) to grant someone a wish. Monsters are due on Main Street. A baby is found.
posted by jbickers on Sep 8, 2014 - 14 comments

The Leftovers: The Garveys at Their Best  Season 1, Ep 9

Tom connects with his past, even though he knows it's a mistake. Meanwhile, Nora has a job interview; Kevin's father receives an honor; troubling news comes as no surprise to Laurie; and Kevin tracks down a rampaging deer, but can't seem to shake his bad habits.
posted by carmicha on Aug 25, 2014 - 9 comments

The Leftovers: B.J. and the A.C.  Season 1, Ep 4

A holiday display goes missing, sending Kevin scurrying to find out who is responsible. Tom and Christine run into trouble at a hospital and on the road. Kevin retrieves a surprise detainee from a neighboring police station, and receives unexpected visitors at home. The Guilty Remnant put its stamp on the holiday season.
posted by Night_owl on Jul 21, 2014 - 6 comments

The Leftovers: Two Boats and a Helicopter  Season 1, Ep 3

In the face of dwindling church attendance and threats on his life, Reverend Matt Jamison continues to preach his gospel: that many who disappeared in the Departure were sinners and not saints. Matt’s campaign is detoured when he learns he may lose the church to foreclosure, forcing him to launch a desperate, last-minute plan to come up with the cash to keep it.
posted by killdevil on Jul 13, 2014 - 23 comments

The Leftovers: Penguin One, Us Zero  Season 1, Ep 2

In the wake of a series of disturbing encounters, Kevin pays a visit to a therapist. Tom finds himself in a precarious situation with Christine, a favorite of Wayne's. A frustrated Meg is asked to part with pieces of her past. Jill and Aimee tail Nora Durst, who became a local celebrity when her entire family disappeared in the Departure.
posted by killdevil on Jul 6, 2014 - 32 comments

The Leftovers: Pilot: The Old World Is Gone  Season 1, Ep 1

Three years after the abrupt disappearance of 2% of the world's population, what happens next? [more inside]
posted by MsVader on Jun 30, 2014 - 44 comments

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