Category Archives: The Leftovers

Top 10 TV Episodes of 2017

An episode of a series sometimes has more power over the show itself—or even the television landscape at large—than the season it’s within. That’s why it’s important to highlight individual achievements for

Top 10 TV Shows of 2017

Peak TV showed no signs of slowing down in 2017. HBO had one of its best years ever while the likes of Netflix and FX continued to churn out great shows throughout

Top 5 TV Shows of 2017 (So Far)

In the age of “peak TV,” your weekly viewing options can be somewhat overwhelming. Between streaming services, premium cable, and regular networks, there are so many shows out there that you’re bound

The Leftovers: “The Book of Nora” Series Finale Review

Love. The worst thing to lose. The thing we hunt most. The scariest thing in the whole fucking world. There’s no nuclear bomb, orange-faced troll, or supernatural event more powerful than love.

The Leftovers: “The Most Powerful Man in the World (and His Identical Twin Brother)” Season 3 Episode 7 Review

“I want to go home.” “Do you?” Kevin has spent the entirety of The Leftovers running. Before the Sudden Departure, his home wasn’t enough, so he cheated on Laurie. In trying to build a

The Leftovers: “Certified” Season 3 Episode 6 Review

“We’re all gone.” Will that prove to be true in the final two episodes? Either way, Laurie’s not sticking around to find out. Her journey ends here in this deeply distressing entry.

The Leftovers: “It’s a Matt, Matt, Matt, Matt World” Season 3 Episode 5 Review

I remember when I fell in love with The Leftovers. It was season one, episode three, “Two Boats and a Helicopter,” where Matt Jamison took the show’s first solo perspective episode and ran

The Leftovers: “G’Day Melbourne” Season 3 Episode 4 Review

How do you eradicate pain? Do you lie to yourself? Do you fight for control? Do you see things that aren’t there? Do you run away? The Leftovers has always been about long-term

The Leftovers: “Crazy Whitefella Thinking” Season 3 Episode 3 Review

Is there any truth in the world of The Leftovers? The very laws of the universe are liable to break at any given moment, so what can be true? In “Crazy Whitefella Thinking,”

The Leftovers: “Don’t Be Ridiculous” Season 3 Episode 2 Review

I don’t think there’s a character on TV right now I love more than Nora Durst. The revelations about her and her psyche in “Don’t Be Ridiculous” more than re-affirm that. Season