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bif

(23,133 posts)
Wed Jul 10, 2024, 09:00 AM Wednesday

Has anyone watched the series "The Boys" on Prime?

I'm three episodes in and really enjoying it. It's a cynical look at superheroes. In this case, they're been turned into a for-profit franchise and are for the most part, pretty corrupt. That's all I'll say about it.

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Has anyone watched the series "The Boys" on Prime? (Original Post) bif Wednesday OP
I've watch the first three seasons and part of the fourth Docreed2003 Wednesday #1
Your last line is why I couldn't watch it. Raven123 Wednesday #2
You're right bif Wednesday #3
Didn't get all of the santorum washed off the gibbet cage graphic!!! IA8IT Wednesday #5
Watched all the seasons I_UndergroundPanther Wednesday #4
Definitely not a family friendly show sarge43 Wednesday #6
No, just no... hunter Wednesday #7

Docreed2003

(17,082 posts)
1. I've watch the first three seasons and part of the fourth
Wed Jul 10, 2024, 09:07 AM
Wednesday

It's an insane, roller coaster ride of a series that probes the darkest tendencies of our society. The second and third seasons definitely mirror current events. I'm a big fan, but, admittedly, the show isn't for everyone. It's brutally graphic with over the top violence and sexual content that might turn off squeamish viewers.

IA8IT

(5,692 posts)
5. Didn't get all of the santorum washed off the gibbet cage graphic!!!
Wed Jul 10, 2024, 10:11 AM
Wednesday

Had to backup and turn captions on to make sure I heard really that.

Son told me about it weeks ago and I've caught up waiting for next episode.

3 of 5 stars for the series.

Not as upsetting as real national politics this year

I_UndergroundPanther

(12,683 posts)
4. Watched all the seasons
Wed Jul 10, 2024, 09:56 AM
Wednesday

Watching the current one when new episodes come out.

It’s a great show. Homelander is sociopath, and the actor playing him is nothing short of fantastic in the role.

sarge43

(28,968 posts)
6. Definitely not a family friendly show
Wed Jul 10, 2024, 10:26 AM
Wednesday

After filming one especially graphic scene (semi hard porn), he remarked, "I' saw things I can't unsee."

On the other, some very insightful takes on current events.

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