- Network: Netflix
- Series Premiere Date: Oct 28, 2022
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The chemistry between Lycurgo and Parkes is immediate, her mix of playful forthrightness and fearful vulnerability coiling tightly around his combination of wild rage and growing inner strength. They give The Bastard Son & The Devil Himself a sweet humanity but, when its claws are out, its wickedness delivers on the promise of its name.
The Bastard Son & The Devil Himself looks and sounds great. ... There’s a minor effort to critique the Western prejudice towards order and orthodoxy, but really this is a show about swearing, blood and sex.
Generally favorable reviews- based on 7 Ratings
User score distribution:
Positive: 6 out of 7
Mixed: 1 out of 7
Negative: 0 out of 7
Jan 6, 2023I wasn't sure at first, perhaps the title threw me off, but 1/2 way through the first episode, I knew I had to watch more! Well acted andI wasn't sure at first, perhaps the title threw me off, but 1/2 way through the first episode, I knew I had to watch more! Well acted and written, it catches your attention and immerses you into another reality filled with magic and adventure. I'd be interested to see what they'd come up with in a 2nd season!… Full Review »
Oct 29, 2022Overall is a good show, with a charismatic main cast and cool -- even if a bit too economic -- magical moments, for a show that skews towardsOverall is a good show, with a charismatic main cast and cool -- even if a bit too economic -- magical moments, for a show that skews towards a younger demographic they sure aren't holding back on the gore. Biggest gripe was with the pacing, the show spends precious time in things that could've been shortened (like the mandatory training sessions for the lead) while rushing through character development (some characters have only know each other for a few hours but act like they could not live without the other). But again, solid show, and hopefully we can see more of it in the future, also Jay Lycurgo was a good choice for a lead.… Full Review »