Penguin One, Us Zero

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Episode Info

Kevin sees a therapist after a series of unsettling encounters; Meg makes a crucial decision about her future; Tom and Christine find themselves in a dicey situation; Jill and Aimee take an interest in Carrie Coons' comings and goings.

Cast

Justin Theroux
as Kevin Garvey
Amy Brenneman
as Laurie Garvey
Christopher Eccleston
as Matt Jamison
Chris Zylka
as Tom Garvey
Carrie Coon
as Nora Durst
Amanda Warren
as Lucy Warburton
Ann Dowd
as Patti Levin
Charlie Carver
as Scott Frost
Max Carver
as Adam Frost
Annie Q.
as Christine
Scott Glenn
as Kevin Garvey Sr.
David Turner
as Anthony
Gary Werntz
as Harris Kurtz
Jenna Stern
as Jennifer Freschette
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Critic Reviews for Penguin One, Us Zero

Sunday night's episode of Damon Lindelof's new drama continued the relentless pacing of the first hour -- as long as the dour tone -- but with similarly fascinating results.

Jan 28, 2015 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

One of the most fascinating things to me about The Leftovers is the way that the story is focused on the Garvey family, who lost no one we know about in the Departure, but who have all lost themselves and each other in the aftermath.

Oct 7, 2015 | Full Review…

This show carries with it an addictive angst that's difficult for those like me who are drawn to stories about broken people to resist. Everyone's cracked and creased, but in different ways and for different reasons.

Oct 7, 2015 | Rating: 8.3/10 | Full Review…

I'm pretty split down the middle as far as what has kept my interest following the second week and what I found myself a bit bored with.

Oct 6, 2015 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

It's a shame that more viewers aren't able to focus on the weirdness of The Leftovers instead of its melancholy. If they could, the show - which, by the way, is pretty fantastic - might not already be known as the biggest bummer on television.

Oct 6, 2015 | Full Review…

The Leftovers takes place in a well-trod genre, in a form, the postmillennial prestige drama, that's been analyzed like few before it. The more it stops doing the things it has to do and starts doing the things it wants to do, the better.

Oct 9, 2015 | Full Review…

It's too early to push away The Leftovers, but the second episode did closely echo the premiere in particular ways, with the payoff being a surprising link between characters.

Oct 7, 2015 | Full Review…

What we gained in explanation, we lost in momentum. I'm still enthusiastic about the characters and the premise, but more things need to happen now.

Oct 7, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Part of this show's challenge is to place us in the heads of characters coping with an utterly preposterous scenario, which is why the Case of the Disappearing Bagel was such a shrewd device.

Oct 7, 2015 | Full Review…

Member, dismember, remember, commemorate: The consonance that The Leftovers begins to unearth here is potent, suggesting a society torn limb from limb and haltingly pieced back together.

Oct 6, 2015 | Full Review…