Preacher - Season 1, Episode 4 - Rotten Tomatoes

Monster Swamp



Critic Consensus: A fairly sedated episode, "Monster Swap" still packs an absurd punch, a key character breakthrough, and some much needed screen time for its growing cast of supporting players.

Episode Info

Jesse makes Quincannon a bet he can't refuse; and Cassidy works to fend off the angels. Meanwhile, Tulip tries to bring justice to Annville.


Dominic Cooper
as Jesse Custer
Ian Colletti
as Eugene Root
W. Earl Brown
as Hugo Root
Anatol Yusef
as DeBlanc
Derek Wilson
as Donnie Schenck
Dominic Ruggieri
as 10-Year-Old Jesse
Graham McTavish
as The Cowboy
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Critic reviews for Monster Swamp

In "Monster Swamp," its first season's fourth episode, Preacher is as wild and intoxicating as ever. But it's a shallow high, with a hell of a crash coming down.

June 20, 2016 | Full Review…

Despite the rather out-there beginning, this is a pretty sedate episode, but Tulip does get a chance to raise some hell.

June 20, 2016 | Rating: B | Full Review…

"Monster Swamp" provides yet another grounded Preacher entry, albeit one that looks to more clearly push (however intermittently) both the characters and plot forward to the next level.

June 21, 2016 | Full Review…

Honestly, nobody in this episode felt as if they were up to much, though Tulip and Cassidy continued to entertain just by being themselves.

June 21, 2016 | Full Review…

This episode proved that the show can still create strange tension or moments out of the smallest things-be it Jesse lingering around Emily's basic kitchen, Fiore staring blankly at the TV, or Quincannon disgruntledly urinating into a briefcase.

June 20, 2016 | Full Review…

Overall, it's a more successful than last week's episode was at trying to pivot from the entertaining incoherence of the first two installments into something more sustainable as a narrative.

June 20, 2016 | Full Review…

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