Henry Deaver



Critic Consensus: Castle Rock creep du jour Bill Skarsgård's unusually "normal" mannerisms in "Henry Deaver" fascinate as readily as they unsettle.

Episode Info

A world beyond the walls exists.


Melanie Lynskey
as Molly Strand
Scott Glenn
as Alan Pangborn
André Holland
as Henry Deaver
Jane Levy
as Jackie
Terry O'Quinn
as Dale Lacy
Bill Skarsgård
as Shawshank Prisoner
Sissy Spacek
as Ruth Deaver
Cassady McClincy
as Young Molly Strand
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Critic Reviews for Henry Deaver

In Episode 9, Castle Rock shook up everything, rewrote its timeline, and gave viewers a ton of information about The Kid (Bill Skarsgård).

Sep 6, 2018 | Full Review…

I do have to say, it was nice to see and hear Bill Skarsgård play a regular character for once.

Nov 6, 2018 | Full Review…

Creators Sam Shaw and Dustin Thomason manage to visually and emotionally deliver a captivating sequence, finding horror again in Henry Deaver's closing frames.

Sep 11, 2018 | Full Review…

In an act of artistic graciousness, this installment finally gifts Skarsgård... an opportunity to finally play a normal dude (which, all things considered, is still sort of weird).

Sep 10, 2018 | Full Review…

I'm not sure if seeing an entire episode of Bill Skarsgård acting all norm-core is refreshing, or doubly creepy. Maybe both? Like, I was aroused and unsettled.

Sep 7, 2018 | Full Review…

Henry Deaver is a completely serviceable episode, but we can't help but wonder if there wasn't another way to tell this story this late into the game.

Sep 6, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Like a lot of the recent "Castle Rock" episodes, this one is beautifully crafted and haunting, although it leaves the audience with no indication of where this season is going to go next - which is a problem, given that the finale is next week.

Sep 6, 2018 | Full Review…

Henry Deaver, is a fun diversion from last week's cryptic outing, which also allows for some engaging performances from the show's cast, as their characters are given new personalities to play with.

Sep 6, 2018 | Rating: 8.5/10 | Full Review…

A bold and unsettling episode that reminded us never to trust what we think we're seeing in this town.

Sep 6, 2018 | Full Review…

For all the graces of its remarkable cast, its thoughtful direction, its lush visuals and unsettling sound design, Castle Rock is a little rockier than its writers seem to realize.

Sep 5, 2018 | Rating: A- | Full Review…