Like many shows which use violence as a selling point, The Boys’ use of gore and shock wears off fast. Thankfully, however, there is a sense of emotional depth to compensate.
How does a show like The Boys do a finale? Well, by killing characters you’d never expect and ending on a reveal which may actually shock you.
In the penultimate episode of the season, Becca’s fate is revealed, and you may end up getting a bit teary-eyed.
On top of learning “The Female’s” real name and background, Billy’s beef with Homelander is fleshed out, Homelander’s childhood, and more.
With the concept of faith and loss brought up, we’re reminded of how lonely many characters are and how they struggle to find connections.
Frenchie thinks he may have found someone new for the team. Problem is, she’s likely a Super, doesn’t seem to speak English, and is possibly psycho.
Billy expands the team by one, and as he does, he stumbles upon Compound V and a new asset.
As Vought International, Madelyn specifically, reveals its hand to us, so comes the realization this may actually be a show with no heroes. Well, besides Starlight.
A character guide for Amazon Prime’s The Boys featuring cast members names, character descriptions, and noteworthy information.
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