Git Gone
American Gods Season 1

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Critic Ratings: 21
Critics Consensus

"Git Gone" takes a brief detour from American Gods' overall first-season arc -- with thoroughly entertaining results.

Episode Info

Jumping between the past and present, Laura's life is explored, revealing how she met Shadow, how she died and how she came to be sitting on the edge of his motel-room bed.

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Critic Reviews for Git Gone

One of the cooler aspects of "Git Gone" was how differently Ricky Whittle plays Shadow with and without Laura in his life.

May 22, 2017 | Full Review…

... the show toppled that format for an hour-long look at the life of a depressed, hurting, lonely and a confused young woman, both before and after her untimely death.

Aug 28, 2018 | Full Review…

For the most part, Git Gone works far better than it has any right to.

Jun 14, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

The humor was refreshing. This episode acted as a palate cleanser for what is sure to be a fast-paced second half of the season.

Mar 15, 2018 | Full Review…

But [Emily Browning] do it as a person that the audience now has some real investment in. Laura Moon was a part of Shadow in the American Gods novel. Laura Moon is a woman I care about on the TV show.

Dec 20, 2017 | Full Review…

Once again, [Betty Gilpin is] magnificent, a live wire of grief, anger, and bitter black humor. Her eyes seem perpetually red and wet, like she's immediately to one side or the other of a nasty crying jag.

Dec 20, 2017 | Full Review…

Its strongest instalment yet.

Nov 4, 2017 | Full Review…

Despite the episode's flaws, it also gives a pretty solid look at depression without going out of its way to call it out or make it seem out of the norm.

Nov 4, 2017 | Full Review…

Laura isn't aspirational, but it's weirdly refreshing to see such a messy female character in a male-dominated show.

May 24, 2017 | Full Review…

Laura is great at manipulating people to get them to do what she wants them to do--in life and in death.

May 23, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

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