The Boys (2019– )
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Good for the Soul 

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The Boys head to the "Believe" Expo to follow a promising lead in their ongoing war against the Supes. There might -- MIGHT -- be a homicidal infant, but you'll have to see for yourself.

Director:

Stefan Schwartz

Writers:

Anne Cofell Saunders, Eric Kripke (developed by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Karl Urban ... Billy Butcher
Jack Quaid ... Hughie Campbell
Antony Starr ... Homelander
Erin Moriarty ... Starlight / Annie January
Dominique McElligott ... Queen Maeve
Jessie T. Usher ... A-Train
Laz Alonso ... Mother's Milk
Chace Crawford ... The Deep
Tomer Capon ... Frenchie
Karen Fukuhara ... Kimiko Miyashiro
Nathan Mitchell ... Black Noir
Elisabeth Shue ... Madelyn Stillwell
Billy Zane ... Billy Zane
Ann Cusack ... Donna January
Shaun Benson ... Ezekiel
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Storyline

At the "Believe Expo", Starlight talks with teens while being quietly directed to push an agenda, while Butcher has Hughie meet Ezekiel, the Expo host and their next lead. Maeve feels guilty for letting Flight 37 crash and visits her ex-girlfriend Elena, but leaves before explaining herself fully. Butcher takes time to talk with Rachel, his sister-in-law, over putting a tombstone to Becca. After A-Train kills Popclaw for betraying him, he finds surveillance footage of Frenchie. After Homelander exits a meeting with Ezekiel, Hughie extorts Ezekiel for information about Compound-V. Homelander rallies the crowd with an impromptu hardline speech, energizing the crowd. Starlight breaks script to honestly open up how she feels about her faith while also publicly revealing her sexual assault. She walks off, with Hughie coming by to comfort her and to explain himself about Robin's death and needing some means of coping. Butcher and Milk discover babies exposed to Compound-V to manufacture ... Written by Aaron Kyle

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Action | Comedy | Crime | Sci-Fi

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TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Tomer Capon (Frenchie) has said that if he had a superpower in real life, it would be the ability to heal people. See more »

Goofs

Butcher steals a nurse's ID badge to gain access to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). However, the nurse appears to work in an adult unit. NICU access is very tightly restricted; hospital employees who do not work in the NICU generally do not have access to the unit. See more »

Quotes

Mother's Milk: This kid needs to be trained up, Butcher.
Hughie Campbell: Yeah. Yeah, what he said. I-I don't know how to blackmail anyone.
Billy Butcher: Hughie, you've done a murder. Comparatively speaking, this will be a piece of cake.
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Connections

Edited from The Boys: The Female of the Species (2019) See more »

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Ain't No Sunshine
(uncredited)
Written and performed by Bill Withers
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OMG people this a TV Show
10 August 2019 | by russ-02853See all my reviews

I'm a Christian and understand that this a TV show. If people could fly and run quicker than a cheetah, I would say that's a miracle. This show takes place in an place where people are, miraculous.


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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 July 2019 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39:1
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