Preacher - Season 1, Episode 5 - Rotten Tomatoes

South Will Rise Again



Critic Consensus: "South Will Rise Again" provides new character revelations and adds a much needed layer of depth to Preacher's usual rip-roaring glamour.

Episode Info

After his stunt with Quincannon, Jesse is Annville's newest rock star; and Tulip and Cassidy connect. Meanwhile, the Cowboy makes a tragic decision.


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
Graham McTavish
as The Cowboy
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Critic reviews for South Will Rise Again

If this show took itself a little more seriously, it'd be easier to take seriously.

June 27, 2016 | Full Review…

This is another fine episode of Preacher. It really comes from having a good amount of familiarity with the characters at this point and seeing the randomness dialed down, as we make more sense of the craziness surrounding them.

June 27, 2016 | Full Review…

It was nice to get a chance to learn more about what makes our characters tick and get a chance, however slight, to take a breath.

July 1, 2016 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

Unfortunate as it is to say, South Will Rise Again suggests Preacher isn't going to fix its biggest problems before the end of season one.

June 28, 2016 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

The viewers are getting small revelations in each episode, building a larger picture of a town and story with much more to uncover and that's part of the fun here.

June 27, 2016 | Full Review…

"We grow or we die," Quincannon tells the mayor. Finally, Preacher is doing one of those things.

June 27, 2016 | Full Review…
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