The Boys Showrunner Responds to Negative Fan Reviews

If you are a fan of The Boys, then there is a good likelihood you had been thrown for a loop when The Boys Season 2 launched.

The Amazon Prime sequence opted for a weekly rollout this yr, with three episodes launching on week one, adopted by new episodes weekly.

Fans have been largely unimpressed as a result of The Boys Season 1 dropped all episodes without delay, and given that there’s much less TV round than there was a number of months in the past, followers are searching for extra content material.

In response to the weekly episodes, followers have review-bombed the sequence, providing up plenty of one-star critiques to vent their frustration.

Eric Kripke responded to the followers in a inventive means … with an edited clip of the sequence, that includes Homelander sifting by way of the critiques, and he is not impressed.

“Homelander has… emotions… in regards to the 1 star critiques. (NEW EP TONIGHT AT MIDNIGHT),” Kripke wrote on Twitter.

Kripke beforehand addressed the rollout plan in an interview with Collider, and famous that it was not a choice from Amazon.

“The airing schedule got here really once we had been fairly near being performed – in all probability 3/4ths of the way in which by way of post-production,” he mentioned.

“For the report, it did not come from Amazon. It got here from the producers… we are the ones who pitched them.

“Lots of people over there have been really reluctant as a result of it was a brand new concept, or they do not do it that usually. We actually wished it and Amazon ended up agreeing that they’d give it a strive.”

Kripke defined that airing all episodes in airing all of the episodes in a single go, “it turns into a sugar rush of a binge,” which is sensible.

Many exhibits that drop all episodes without delay are solely remembered for a number of weeks earlier than fading out till the following season comes out.

“I believe somewhat anticipation for the followers is wholesome,” he added.

The Boys streams new episodes Thursdays on Amazon.

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Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.



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