Rich and Jay Talk About The Boys

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  • Published on Aug 11, 2019
  • Rich and Jay sit down to give their general thoughts on the Amazon series The Boys, a superhero story for people that are sick of superheroes.
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  • R A
    R A 17 hours ago

    *Episodes 1-4:* NYC-brand Corporate America is pure fucking evil and you should be angry
    *Episode 5:* You should take out that anger at anti-LGBT Christians in Ohio
    Nice subversion, Amazon. Real subtle 👍

  • ΛΞRØ
    ΛΞRØ 2 days ago +1

    Can we get the boys to watch Doom Patrol?

  • carlwinslo
    carlwinslo 2 days ago

    I just finished the last episode after binging it in one night and all i can think of is "Im sure Star Wars Mandalorian is really gonna suck and be super unoriginal compared to something like this"

  • carlwinslo
    carlwinslo 2 days ago

    What about the Batman v Superman-esque scene where Butcher uses a sink to beat Mesmer to death?

  • carlwinslo
    carlwinslo 2 days ago

    Homelander is like the words most powerful baby. I thought for sure they were gonna reveal that Stillwell was his actual mother during that comical hookup scene where he is oblivious as to how to have sex lol. It was so fucking weird that i was only able to cum once.

  • Ray Valdez Photography
    Ray Valdez Photography 3 days ago +3

    it's funny that every episode begins with an Amazon prime smile.

    • R3GARnator
      R3GARnator 2 days ago

      Needs a blood stain on that smile, then it'd fit.

  • DL Lambert
    DL Lambert 3 days ago +1

    The Black Noir guy is like a Dollar Store Snake Eyes. 😎

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  • Gelrald Oldo
    Gelrald Oldo 3 days ago

    Was ok.

  • Vertigo
    Vertigo 3 days ago

    I want to know the smell of Mr. Evans.

  • Bald Brad
    Bald Brad 4 days ago

    Preacher season 1 sucked imo, but got gradually better as time has gone on.

  • Colt 45
    Colt 45 4 days ago

    Not liking the end of season 8, feels kinda week? I'm just hoping Black Noir plot twist isn't changed because it is way better than abandoning it

  • niac 1234
    niac 1234 4 days ago

    Rich and Jay are national treasures and we must dig up the declaration of independence, cover it with lemon juice, and evade the violent pursuit of hot British archaeologists in order to find out how to protect them.

  • Sam Cooper
    Sam Cooper 4 days ago +1

    I watched the whole series based on this recommendation, and I loved it. Not gonna spoil anything, but I laughed harder than I've ever laughed at a TV show/film at several scenes featuring The Deep.
    And some scenes were genuinely horrifying and literally made my jaw drop. It's all so good.

    • Sgt Snoke Em
      Sgt Snoke Em Day ago

      As an Aussie I appreciated Butcher's (Yes he's a Kiwi playing a Pom but they swear like us) rather liberal use of Cunt. I was kinda shocked an American show did that. I've been playing online games and casually dropped the C word to have a few yanks suddenly go all polite lol.

  • xxAnaconta
    xxAnaconta 4 days ago

    This show is utterly diabolical, in a good way.

  • Jackie Freeborn
    Jackie Freeborn 4 days ago

    I know of none else who pronounces Ennis like penis

  • kyjo72682
    kyjo72682 5 days ago +1

    I almost rofl'd during the lazer baby scene..

  • Ben Jones
    Ben Jones 5 days ago

    At this pace it's going to be several seasons, I imagine they'll skip a couple of the comics. Hope they keep the ending the same.

  • C C
    C C 6 days ago +2

    in the Comics, the "plane" is literally one of the two that hit the Towers in 9/11.
    ...not even Amazon wanted to touch that.

    • Sgt Snoke Em
      Sgt Snoke Em Day ago

      Holy fuck! I'm not even a yank and I think that's dark.
      Meanwhile I'm laughing my ass off at a certain dude exploding in this show 😂

  • Death by Paperclip
    Death by Paperclip 6 days ago

    Hearing Rich Evans echo what I've been saying for years about there being absolutely no fucking way Preacher's comic story could ever be shown on TV makes me so happy it almost makes up for the anger I produce every time he mispronounces Ennis.

  • Greg Mehlin
    Greg Mehlin 6 days ago +1

    I wish they talked more about how freaking amazing Antony Starr was as Homelander

  • CaptCooldude
    CaptCooldude 6 days ago

    15:00 (cough) The Walking Dead (cough)

  • CaptCooldude
    CaptCooldude 6 days ago

    I don't know if anyone's said this or something like this already, but the show feels like what Heroes wanted to be and/or was trying to be.

  • Hundredaire Solitaire
    Hundredaire Solitaire 7 days ago +3

    it seems like they're setting The Deep up for a redemption arc, which is pretty ballsy-yet-applaudable in this post-MeToo climate.

  • the missing link
    the missing link 7 days ago

    This review is FILLED WITH SPOILERS. Watch at your own risk.

  • Slickwilly Slickwilly

    Do more plenkett

  • Eric East
    Eric East 8 days ago

    Really? The dolphin scene you had a problem with and not the weird ass Deep rape scene that came not long after?
    The dolphin scene was fine, the rape scene.... that might have been pushing the envelope a bit.
    It was a serious subject, yet it was so over the top that it kind of made it hard to watch.

    • Eric East
      Eric East 6 days ago

      @Hundredaire Solitaire And the rape scene was especially overly-comedic. At least the dolphin scene is just harmless silliness. It was just really really weird and over the top.

    • Hundredaire Solitaire
      Hundredaire Solitaire 7 days ago

      they were talking about scenes that were overly-comedic.

  • ernest s
    ernest s 8 days ago

    Its basically the Crime Syndicate in the anti-matter universe in DC.

  • mangalores-x_x
    mangalores-x_x 8 days ago +1

    my problem is really that I'm burnt out on edgy, cynical, dark shit by now. Oh yeah, great you are edgy and cut yourself, yeah, you do dark nasty BS, yippieh you are a stupid prick. I am supposed to be entertained by horrible things all the time? I watch the news, you know!?

    I have ended up with Chinese fairy tale drama because this dark stuff is making me tired. And yes, that is a radical step.

  • Michael Kleen
    Michael Kleen 8 days ago

    Someone get Jay a lint roller

  • Geoffrey Fermin
    Geoffrey Fermin 8 days ago +4

    You frauds would be surprised how close they followed the comics in regards to Preacher!

  • majukun
    majukun 8 days ago

    really no idea where they think they are going with that cliffhanger ending

  • Directionally Challenged

    I love the idea of this! I've actually done a super hero RP that explored this idea too and the players kind of kept creating new villains because they'd just like... throw some guys car at someone or punch their way through a building... Or break a dudes jaw and hospitalize a group of people.

  • Nugglet
    Nugglet 10 days ago

    I think I have the same shirt as Jay.

  • Rufus of UFOMG!
    Rufus of UFOMG! 11 days ago

    Okay dudes, this is the most off-topic and boring question, but I have to ask. What is that little vertical white strip thing under the TV that's obviously hiding the cords?? I need that! I mounted our TV and tried to run the cables through the wall but....blah, blah, blah, stupid wood is in the way...I need a discrete thing like that I can just funnel all the cords into.

  • Liam Lennon
    Liam Lennon 11 days ago +1

    Just finished watching the show and I enjoyed every second of it. So many great, genuine characters with lots of different layers and somewhat unpredictable story arcs and personal developments. Just to name A-Train and The Deep, who I really didn't like at first but have become quite interesting in their struggle to rediscover their humanity.
    Homelander, obviously, kills it. Such a thrilling, terrifying, yet sympathetic character! And who knows in what direction his development goes! (Haven't read the comics)
    My secret hero is maybe Frenchie, who is a lovely guy and a perfect counterbalance to Butcher. But I could go on and on about all of them. Every single character is great in their own way and that is a huge compliment for this day and age of entertainment. Can't wait for season 2!

  • Alex Hayden
    Alex Hayden 11 days ago +1

    Oh, Jay, you sweet innocent boy. You only think you're done with superheroes. You're going to be watching and reviewing superheroes for a long time. It is your destiny.

  • ZombieHero
    ZombieHero 12 days ago

    Evil corporation and inept government. How cliche.

  • cosmobutt
    cosmobutt 12 days ago

    "Garth Anus" - Rich Evans

  • herolink17
    herolink17 12 days ago

    The VOIT corporation is behind this all?

  • Ids Braam
    Ids Braam 12 days ago

    Confederacy of dunces. Ha! I got that literary reference. Not very subtle, just using the name of a book but still.

    • Wykfo
      Wykfo 9 days ago

      it's originally from swift

  • Dan The-Man
    Dan The-Man 12 days ago

    I watched _The Boys_ before seeing this video...I got the RoboCop vibe, too.

  • Patrick D
    Patrick D 12 days ago

    That one part where Homelander was hunting The Boys down in that restaurant was the most terrifying part to me. Imagine if a serial killer had superpowers and was hunting you down how do you hide from someone like that?

  • Briggs XIII
    Briggs XIII 12 days ago +1

    “Heroes” was cliffhanger after cliffhanger, with nothing of interest except the very beginning and end of each and every episode. I hope “The Boys” doesn’t turn to that.

  • Core1138
    Core1138 13 days ago +1

    Jay not familiar with Injustice games or comics. It works Jay.

  • Cassie
    Cassie 13 days ago

    Give preacher a try. It's a really great show.

  • Tekky
    Tekky 13 days ago

    I think Jay should read the web series Worm if he hasn't already.

    • Tekky
      Tekky 12 days ago

      @Ergo Proxy Worm is a very dark take on the superhero genre, but frankly it's more about trauma and the ramifications of unstable people having access to potentially lethal abilities that many of them do not understand in detail. There is a lot going on, and it's quite a long story. If you intend on reading it I'd rather not spoil anything, but I'll state that the general mindset of the story is "it gets worse".

    • Ergo Proxy
      Ergo Proxy 12 days ago

      Tekky dark series?

  • chetopuffs
    chetopuffs 13 days ago +1

    The show reminds me of Brandon Sanderson’s _The Reckoners_ series.

  • Hip Hop Fanatic
    Hip Hop Fanatic 14 days ago

    If you're a fan of anime then this is pretty much right up your alley.

  • Seth Porter
    Seth Porter 14 days ago

    This show was made for cynical assholes like myself.

  • Anhedonic Lake
    Anhedonic Lake 15 days ago

    Spot on about Preacher. The comics are legendary. Season 1 was the definition of a wet noodle. They did a godawful job trying to adapt it.

  • Jeremy Ross
    Jeremy Ross 15 days ago

    Kripke also made Supernatural, which also ended each season on a cliffhanger. So it makes sense.

  • Wabe28
    Wabe28 15 days ago +1

    If Hellenic polytheism were true , we would be living in a world like “The Boys” ...

    • Ergo Proxy
      Ergo Proxy 12 days ago +1

      Wabe28 we’d need to turn to the Demi-Gods who hate their dads

  • TheWombler151
    TheWombler151 15 days ago

    Someone needs some coasters...

  • Wyvern F
    Wyvern F 15 days ago +2

    Brightburn is a boring early 2000s slasher with a super hero skin.

  • Darth Tiznip
    Darth Tiznip 15 days ago

    Brightburn is pretty good it's hard R don't be worried about that

  • Mikołaj500
    Mikołaj500 15 days ago

    Fun Fact: Despise that Ennis hates superheroes, he actually like the most famous archatype of them - Superman. In his Hitman (no, not that baldy one) storylines he's bassicly the only superhero who isn't potrayed as idiot or asshole.

  • Orb Plant
    Orb Plant 15 days ago +1

    Surprised people responded this positively to the boys. Butcher was a cringy stereotype with a hammy backstory. Huey was such a bland generic character, and the romance between him and Starlight was unbearably vanilla. The boys had no chemistry, and they didn't fulfill the "vengeful team of rogues" vibe at all. Definitely didn't live up to the previews. Lots of unfulfilled potential. Homelander killed it though.

  • Factual Opinion
    Factual Opinion 15 days ago

    The sexual harrassment scene was funny😂. I do hope starlight & the deep get a 1v1 fight

  • Trevor Britton
    Trevor Britton 16 days ago

    Injustice gods among us is about superman going off the deep end