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A Murder of Gods



Critic Consensus: "A Murder of Gods" wades into politically charged storytelling while advancing American Gods' first-season arc -- and firmly establishing the show apart from its source material.

Episode Info

The New Gods' show of force sends Shadow and Mr. Wednesday on the run and in search of a safe haven in the company of one of Mr. Wednesday's oldest friends, Vulcan, God of the Fire and the Forge.


Ricky Whittle
as Shadow Moon
Emily Browning
as Laura Moon
Ian McShane
as Mr. Wednesday
Pablo Schreiber
as Mad Sweeney
Bruce Langley
as Technical Boy
Crispin Glover
as Mr. World
Orlando Jones
as Mr. Nancy
Jonathan Tucker
as Low Key Lyesmith
Cloris Leachman
as Zorya Vechernyaya
Peter Stormare
as Czernobog
Demore Barnes
as Mr. Ibis
Mousa Kraish
as The Jinn
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Critic reviews for A Murder of Gods

Oh boy, somebody call for the God of Hot Takes (me) because "A Murder of Gods" sure felt topical.

June 5, 2017 | Full Review…

Two episodes to go and the chessboard is nearly set-up. Storm coming? Oh yes.

June 9, 2017 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

From the opening scene to the closing scene, this episode was nothing short of poetic.

June 6, 2017 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

A Murder of Gods takes us deeper into the fledgling allegiances that are beginning to define American Gods' developing factions. Oddly enough, rivalries are bringing people together rather than dividing them.

June 5, 2017 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

By once again using other languages, American Gods shows that you don't have to know exactly what someone is saying to make their story worthwhile. To see someone's humanity, you just need to believe in them.

June 5, 2017 | Rating: 8.3/10 | Full Review…

"A Murder of Gods" brings Laura back home so she can firmly decide that she doesn't want anything to do with her family anymore, but it's a step backward for a story that's been sprinting forward.

June 5, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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