American Gods (2017– )
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Shadow questions his decision to work for Mr. Wednesday after learning of his plan to rob a bank; Shadow makes a surprising discovery when he returns to his motel room.


David Slade


Neil Gaiman (based on the novel by), Bryan Fuller (developed for television by) | 4 more credits »





Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Ricky Whittle ... Shadow Moon
Emily Browning ... Laura Moon
Crispin Glover ... Mr. World (credit only)
Bruce Langley ... Technical Boy (credit only)
Yetide Badaki ... Bilquis (credit only)
Pablo Schreiber ... Mad Sweeney
Ian McShane ... Mr. Wednesday
Gillian Anderson ... Media
Cloris Leachman ... Zorya Vechernyaya
Peter Stormare ... Czernobog
Erika Kaar ... Zorya Polunochnaya
Jacqueline Antaramian ... Mrs. Fadil
Chris Obi ... Anubis
Omid Abtahi ... Salim
Mousa Kraish ... The Jinn


Shadow questions his decision to work for Mr. Wednesday after learning of his plan to rob a bank; Shadow makes a surprising discovery when he returns to his motel room.

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Drama | Fantasy | Mystery


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Canada | USA



Release Date:

14 May 2017 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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The out of order bank deposit scam is real and has actually been used successfully. Most recently in Tigard, Oregon in 2008. See more »


Mr. Wednesday: That woman thinks Jesus suffered for her sins. They're her sins, why should Jesus do all the suffering?
Shadow Moon: Because his dad sacrificed his ass.
Mr. Wednesday: Don't blame the parent, plenty of suffering and blame to go around. Although Jesus could stand a little more suffering. He's doing very well for himself these days.
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Think Snow
15 May 2017 | by ThomasDrufkeSee all my reviews

I think what's keeping me intrigued in this show is the world building. If done correctly, this could be the next Game of Thrones or Westworld. However, it's started off slow and way harder to dissect than I thought it would be. Right now, I would like to see some more story progression, and particularly more clear motivations for characters. I understand that this show is about the old gods verse the new gods, but it hasn't been completely clear as to how that showdown will go down. All we've gotten so far is confusing scenes with little to no context. But perhaps that's just because I'm the ignorant guy who didn't do his research before beginning to watch the show. Either way, it's clear American Gods isn't your typical television show, and I have to hand it to the showrunners for being bold. Having the bulk of the episode stick with the Shadow/Wednesday arc is always the best way to go, considering McShane and Whittle have had such a compelling back and forth. As has the quick appearances from Mad Sweeney. He has probably been my favorite part character thus far, and I sure hope he has more to do than being delegated as a side comedic relief. Overall, I'm starting to pick up the elements of belief and imagination into the bigger picture, but I'm really hoping the pace for the rest of the season gets picked up.


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