The Leftovers

The Leftovers, Ep. 2.07, “A Most Powerful Adversary”

For possibly the first time in The Leftovers’ run, “A Most Powerful Adversary” does something you’d think it would do a whole lot more often: it conjures up the spirit of Lost; it’s almost as though we’re getting a glimpse of what a more conventionally “entertaining” version of The Leftovers might look like.

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The Leftovers, Ep. 2.03, “Off Ramp”

With Kevin, Nora, and Jill restarting their lives in Miracle, it seemed that the series had moved away from the Guilty Remnant, while leaving behind only memories of the twisted events that unfolded in the Tri-State area.

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The Leftovers, Ep. 2.01, “Axis Mundi”

Three years after a global event in which 140 million people (2% of the world’s population) inexplicably disappeared, those left behind are still trying to push the catastrophic event out of sight and mind. And it seems no matter how hard they try, the ‘Sudden Departure’, is something they just can’t escape.

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Why You Should Start Watching: The Leftovers

While the premise may sound like the show would focus on the mystery behind the Departure, The Leftovers is much more of a character-driven drama, using the Departure as a gateway to explore a series of perspectives on how people deal with grief and loss.

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