Synopsis: To help Victoria Neuman make a case against Vought, Mallory and The Boys look to an unlikely source for answers.
This week’s story picks things up from where last week left off. The Boys along with Grace Mallory set up a meeting with Victoria Neuman to make a case against Vought. A case that has the help and cooperation of Lamplighter. In addition to having Lamplighter’s testimony. Mallory thinks she can get the former CEO of Vought to turn evidence.
While Hughie is left to look after Lamplighter while the others are on their missions. They learn that Homelander and Stormfront have captured Starlight. So an impromptu rescue attempt is launched.
Meanwhile at team Vought. Homelander and Stormfront pay a visit to Mrs. Butcher and Homefront’s son and conspire to remove the young lad from his mother’s influence.
The acting on this show continues to be top-notch and this week we get treated to a guest appearance from the brilliant John Noble who plays Billy Butcher’s father. The scenes between Karl Urban and Noble do a lot to further Billy Butcher’s character development and delve into his origins a little.
Added to this are a couple of great performances from Antony Starr and Aya Cash who get a lot of great scenes. The one at the start of the show where they are stirring up the crowds against Newman was brilliant. Additionally, the scene where they conspire with each other to snatch Homelander’s son away from his mother was fantastic.
This series continues to improve with each episode and feels rather timely given how much hatred that Homelander and Stormfront stir up from their fans.
By the close of this episode, everything is thrown into the air as The Boys and their friends have a few rather unfortunate setbacks. In addition to that. We see Homelander and Stormfront begin to really consolidate their power as the two leaders of The Seven.
Overall. A great episode, which has some bloody brilliant satirical commentary on the use of media and social media.
- CGI & Stunts9.7
- Incidental Music9.3