The Name of the Game Series Information American Stormfront tells Homelander she is the first successful Compound V subject and founder Frederick Vought's widow, wanting him to lead the superpowered to world domination. Disappointed, Hughie runs away from Lamplighter's corpse in search of Starlight. Lamplighter uses a hidden backdoor him and Mr. Marathon used to use in order to get. [24] On January 17, 2018, it was reported that Antony Starr, Dominique McElligott, Chace Crawford, Jessie Usher, and Nathan Mitchell had joined the main cast. [38] On October 30, 2020, Claudia Doumit was promoted as a series regular for the third season. By Season 2, Hughie is forced to live on the run and hide underneath a pawnshop with gang associates of Frenchie known as the (Clarkson Avenue) Haitian Kings. Annie discovers Stormfront has been in contact with Edgar regarding the Sage Grove psychiatric hospital. Hugh is played by British actor Simon Pegg, and it was no accident that he made it onto the show. Butcher arranges a deal with Mallory to capture the superpowered terrorist in exchange for Mallory finding Becca's location. In short, naming a character in a superhero story Robin Ward seems like a pretty clear nod to Burt Ward's work. The G-Men were only mentioned once in a brief moment during the pilot episode, but it's definitely worth looking into. He portrays Hugh Campbell in The Boys. Kym Wyatt McKenzie and Birgitte Solem portray Butcher and Stillwell in a reenactment of the latter's death. Episode count Mother's Milk (TV Series) | The Boys' first episode, "The Name of the Game," introduces us to the world of supes and the normal people who fight against them, while building the world and setting the stage for the remainder of the series. Described as being "part college show, part Hunger Games", the spin-off is to be set " America’s only college exclusively for young adult superheroes (and run by Vought International), the [spin-off] is described as an irreverent, R-rated series that explores the lives of hormonal, competitive Supes as they put their physical, sexual, and moral boundaries to the test, competing for the best contracts in the best cities. However, their relationship is cut short after Robin is accidentally killed by A-Train who is high on Compound V at the time. She's hopeful. Don't Confuse It With Real Life", "Simon Pegg on New Indie 'Lost Transmissions', Plus 'Star Trek' & 'Mission: Impossible' Futures", "Simon Pegg, The Inspiration For Wee Hughie in The Boys, Will Play His Father", "The Complicated Role of Sexual Violence in THE BOYS", "Wondering what Butcher's been up to? The premiere ep has a lot of heavy lifting to do in exposition, yet Kripke works in some stunner moments, jolts of fun, and stellar action sequences. However, their relationship is cut short after Robin is accidentally killed by A-Train who is high on Compound V at the time. Stormfront helps Homelander regain popularity and the two enter a sexual relationship. Citizenship Homelander pushes Ryan into using his powers, which culminates in Ryan attacking Homelander to protect Becca. "[57] On Metacritic, the season has a weighted average score of 80 out of 100, based on 15 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews". Want up-to-the-minute entertainment news and features? The Boys season 2: Everything you need to know, This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses.