Critic Consensus: "It's a Matt, Matt, Matt, Matt World" uses real-life global drama as grist for a strange, funny, and ultimately thought-provoking series of events that tie into familiar Leftovers themes while advancing a central character's arc.
as Kevin Garvey
as Nora Durst
as Laurie Garvey
as Matt Jamison
as John Murphy
as Michael Murphy
as Kevin Garvey Sr.
as Erika Murphy
as Tom Garvey
as Jill Garvey
as Mary Jamison
as Evie Murphy
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Critic reviews for It's a Matt, Matt, Matt, Matt World
I've loved how The Leftovers has sprinkled in Biblical metaphors and parallels, especially the apocalyptic Book of Revelation, but I honestly never considered that the show might drift into Godzilla territory.
This was, I think, my favorite episode of the third series so far, from the bravura opening sequence on the French nuclear submarine to the lion orgy to the final confrontation between Matt and a man calling himself God.
Absurdity didn't just reign supreme throughout It's a Matt, Matt, Matt, Matt World, it also saved the titular madman.
Even though I don't know entirely what to make of this ending, I still thought it felt like a kind of culmination for the character [of Matt].
This episode is definitely out there, but manages to reel itself in once we see how fractured Matt's unwavering faith has been.
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