The Boys (2019-): Season 3

Title: The Boys

Year: 2022

Genre:  Action | Crime | Drama |

Seasons: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |

Runtime:  60 min/episode

Creator: Eric Kripke

Starring:  Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Anthony Starr

8.7/10

 

 

In hiding, Hughie, Mother’s Milk, Frenchie, and Kimiko try to adjust to a new normal, with Butcher nowhere to be found. Meanwhile, Starlight must navigate her place in The Seven as Homelander sets his sights on taking complete control. His power is threatened with the addition of Stormfront, a social-media-savvy new Supe, who has an agenda of her own. On top of that, the Supervillain threat takes centre stage and makes waves as Vought seeks to capitalize on the nation’s paranoia.

PEAKING AT THE MID WITH A BLEAK FINALE

Oi. Few series manage to hype up their content like Herogasm and deliver on what is expected like Amazon’s black comedy-drama The Boys which explores a world filled with superhumans and destructive behaviour. The third season of this hit series has reached its highest stroke of television and streaming capabilities.

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This season exceeds everything in terms of violence, gore, and extremely dark comedy with realistic gore. Whatever happened in season 2, it exhilarates in this season. The characters further in some expected ways and Anthony Starr’s Homelander continues to shock and exceed expectations in the series. From drinking raw cow milk to killing in public and getting away with it shows also how foolish it would be to underestimate his powers and potential.

The world depicted in The Boys is often grim, with realistic violence that stays even after the very end. There are also a lot of dicks this season, both inside and outside. A special supe is the hero of that experiment.  The comedy behind it is surprisingly thoughtful and fits in the context. Even if it’s graphic.  The plot is far better than season 2 which was sort of a disappointing matter. In this season we get a clean plot that’s easy to follow and characters that don’t uphold the story in tedious subplots.

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Few side-note characters have returned while others take their places. We get some gruesome death along the way but not necessarily the twist and turns that were promised in the finale. The series finale of season 3 culminates instead of distractive fights and promising events for season four. Instead, we get a season finale that holds back on the explosive stuff to in return get the matters at hand for the real festivities in next season. The peak of the season reached episode six, also known as Herogasm. We get also to go deeper into Frenchie and Kimiko’s untangling relationship. Kimiko has been very busy this season with a dick-snake and the dildo fight. The series could just be about dick jokes and unstoppable violence, but instead, the writers make the characters come alive in a way the world appreciates more than want to let on.

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Conclusion: this season of the series is part of an amazing new wave of avant-garde series that takes the world by storm. A wonderful, appreciative eight episodes that going to rock everyone’s perception of everything. Not to mention the reveal of Soldier Boy.

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