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A recently released ex-convict named Shadow meets a mysterious man who calls himself "Wednesday" and who knows more than he first seems to about Shadow's life and past.
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The cast of "American Gods" chat with Kevin Smith on IMDb LIVE at NY Comic Con about the show's success and how the series will continue to veer creatively from Neil Gaiman's source material. Plus, learn more about the early career of Ian McShane (Mr. Wednesday).

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On the eve of war, Mr. Wednesday attempts to recruit the Old God Ostara, but needs Mr. Nancy's help in making a good impression and winning her over.


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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 12 nominations. See more awards »
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Shadow is a man with a past. But now he wants nothing more than to live a quiet life with his wife and stay out of trouble. Until he learns that she's been killed in a terrible accident. Flying home for the funeral, as a violent storm rocks the plane, he is greeted by a strange man in the seat next to him. The man calls himself Mr. Wednesday, and he knows more about Shadow than is possible. He warns Shadow that a far bigger storm is coming. And from that moment on, nothing will ever be the same. Written by HarperTorch

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This is the second appearance of Ian McShane in a movie based on a Neil Gaiman story. He starred as Mr. Bobinsky in Coraline (2009). See more »

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Another potentially good show ruined by Social Justice.
5 June 2017 | by See all my reviews

This show had the potential to be good, but in typical Hollywood style it interjects copious amounts of the social justice narrative into the show. White people are evil, particularly white men. Migrants are poor victims blacks are abused and oppressed, insert any of the current social justice agenda and you will see it present in spades in this show.

I am guessing most the reviews were based on the first episode, these themes were minor in the first episode, but really got bigger and bigger throughout, till it became unwatchable. This stuff is killing Hollywood, personally I have canceled cable and not went to the movies in years now. until Hollywood stops shilling one point of view I will continue to boycott them and recommend everyone else do the same.


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