Good Omens (TV series)

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Good Omens is a 2019 television adaptation of Good Omens, co-produced by Amazon Studios, BBC Studios and Narrativia. Neil Gaiman serves as the showrunner and head writer (and indeed only writer on the first season), with Rob Wilkins also serving as an executive producer.

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Creative Team

Crew

  • Written by Neil Gaiman
  • Directed by Douglas Mackinnon
  • Produced by Neil Gaiman, Caroline Skinner, Chris Sussman, Rob Wilkins and Rod Brown

Cast

To be added.

Episodes

Season 1

The first season of Good Omens consists of six episodes, and directly adapts the events of the book. Note that the synopses below contain spoilers.

# Broadcast Date[1] Episode Title Synopsis
1 2020-01-15 "In the Beginning" Demon Crowley is tasked with delivering the Antichrist, but he and his old friend Aziraphale the angel agree to try and influence him to be a normal boy, perhaps avoiding the apocalypse. Too late they realise they've been influencing the wrong boy, thanks to a mix-up at the birth; the real antichrist, Adam, has no idea who he is, but accepts his gift of a hellhound and unknowingly starts the countdown to Armageddon.
2 2020-01-22 "The Book" Crowley and Aziraphale look for the antichrist, but reach a dead end. A messenger starts to contact the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Anathema Device, descendent of prophetic witch Agnes Nutter, arrives in Tadfield, Adam's home; she accidentally leaves Agnes' book with Aziraphale, who reads it and realises it can help them find the antichrist.
3 2020-01-29 "Hard Times" After a friendship lasting thousands of years, Aziraphale and Crowley fight and end their "arrangement". Adam meets Anathema and reads her magazines about the various threats to the world, and his powers begin to awaken.
4 2020-02-05 "Saturday Morning Funtime" Adam's power grows and both Crowley and Aziraphale are found out by their superiors. Crowley goes on the run, while Aziraphale is accidentally banished to Heaven by witch-finder Shadwell, who also accidentally burns down Aziraphale's bookshop. The Horsemen assemble.
5 2020-02-12 "The Doomsday Option" Armageddon begins, with everyone converging at a nuclear base near Tadfield: Adam and his friends, the Horsemen, Crowley and Aziraphale (who is inhabiting the body of Madame Tracy, a medium and Shadwell's landlady), and Anathema and Newt, Shadwell's apprentice, who have begun a relationship foretold by Agnes.
6 2020-02-19 "The Very Last Day of the Rest of Their Lives" In a final showdown, Adam refuses to start Armageddon and defies his true father. His friends defeat the Horsemen, and Newt's natural talent for breaking technology aborts the launch sequence of the nuclear missiles. Heaven and Hell stand down when challenged by Aziraphale and Crowley, but the pair are both deemed traitors; they foil their executions by secretly swapping places, and are left alone...for now. Adam uses the last of his fading powers to sneak out his garden for an adventure with Dog.

Season 2

The second season will be released in (northern hemisphere) Summer, 2023. It draws on ideas developed by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman for a proposed but never written sequel to the novel.

# Broadcast Date[2] Episode Title Synopsis

Podcast episodes

Major appearances

These are episodes primarily devoted to discussing this series.

Date Show Episode Topic External link
2019-05-18 The Fangirl Zone: Good Omens "In the Beginning" Episode "In the Beginning" castos.com
2019-05-25 The Fangirl Zone: Good Omens "The Book" Episode "The Book" castos.com
2019-06-02 The Fangirl Zone: Good Omens "Hard Times" Episode "Hard Times" castos.com
2019-06-06 The Fangirl Zone: Good Omens "Saturday Morning Funtime" Episode "Saturday Morning Funtime" castos.com
2019-06-28 The Fangirl Zone: Good Omens "The Doomsday Option" Episode "The Doomsday Option" castos.com
2019-07-08 The Fangirl Zone: Good Omens "The Very Last Day of the Rest of Their Lives" Episode "The Very Last Day of the Rest of Their Lives" castos.com
2019-05-23 Good Omens Podcast "Good Omens Preview Episode Spoiler Free" Series overview and speculation tvpodcastindustries.com
2019-05-31 Good Omens Podcast "In the Beginning Review" Episode "In the Beginning" tvpodcastindustries.com
2019-05-31 Good Omens Podcast "The Book Review" Episode "The Book" tvpodcastindustries.com
2019-06-04 Good Omens Podcast "Hard Times Review" Episode "Hard Times" tvpodcastindustries.com
2019-06-07 Good Omens Podcast "Saturday Morning Funtime Review" Episode "Saturday Morning Funtime" tvpodcastindustries.com
2019-06-11 Good Omens Podcast "The Doomsday Option Review" Episode "The Doomsday Option" tvpodcastindustries.com
2019-06-12 Good Omens Podcast "The Very Last Day of the Rest of Their Lives Review" Episode "The Very Last Day of the Rest of Their Lives" tvpodcastindustries.com
2019-06-02 Welcome to the End Times "In the Beginning" Episode "In the Beginning" anchor.fm
2019-06-09 Welcome to the End Times "The Book" Episode "The Book" anchor.fm
2019-06-16 Welcome to the End Times "Hard Times" Episode "Hard Times" anchor.fm
2019-06-23 Welcome to the End Times "Saturday Morning Funtime" Episode "Saturday Morning Funtime" anchor.fm
2019-07-08 Welcome to the End Times "The Doomsday Option" Episode "The Doomsday Option" anchor.fm
2019-07-14 Welcome to the End Times "The Very Last Day of the Rest of Their Lives" Episode "The Very Last Day of the Rest of Their Lives" anchor.fm
2019-06-04 The Good Omens Podcast "“In the Beginning” Season 1 Episode 1 ‘Good Omens’ Review" Episode "In the Beginning" anchor.fm
2019-06-06 The Good Omens Podcast "“The Book” Season 1 Episode 2 ‘Good Omens’ Review" Episode "The Book" anchor.fm
2019-06-11 The Good Omens Podcast "“Hard Times” Season 1 Episode 3 ‘Good Omens’ Review" Episode "Hard Times" anchor.fm
2019-06-13 The Good Omens Podcast "“Saturday Morning Funtime” Season 1 Episode 4 ‘Good Omens’ Review" Episode "Saturday Morning Funtimes" anchor.fm
2019-06-17 The Good Omens Podcast "“The Doomsday Option” Season 1 Episode 5 ‘Good Omens’ Review" Episode "The Doomsday Option" anchor.fm
2019-06-17 The Good Omens Podcast "“The Very Last Day of the Rest of Their Lives” Season 1 Episode 6 ‘Good Omens’ Review" Episode "The Very Last Day of the Rest of Their Lives" anchor.fm
2019-06-26 Good Omens Recap "In the Beginning" Episode "In the Beginning" N/A
2019-07-07 Good Omens Recap "The Book" Episode "The Book" N/A
2019-07-15 Good Omens Recap "Hard Times" Episode "Hard Times" N/A
2019-07-23 Good Omens Recap "Saturday Morning Funtime" Episode "Saturday Morning Funtime" N/A
2019-08-04 Good Omens Recap "The Doomsday Option" Episode "The Doomsday Option" N/A
2019-08-07 Good Omens Recap "The Very Last Day of the Rest of Their Lives" Episode "The Very Last Day of the Rest of Their Lives" N/A
2020-02-17 The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret "Bicycle Screaming" (1/2) Episodes "In the Beginning”, "The Book” and "Hard Times" thetruthshallmakeyefret.com
2020-02-24 The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret "Snippet Of Conversation" (2/2) Episodes "Saturday Morning Funtime", "The Doomsday Option” and "The Very Last Day of the Rest of Their Lives" thetruthshallmakeyefret.com

More to be added

Other appearances

Episodes where this series is discussed, but not as the main topic.

To be added.

Footnotes

  1. This is the original broadcast date on BBC Two. The entire season was first released on Amazon Prime Video on 31 May, 2019.
  2. This is the original broadcast date on BBC Two. The entire season was first released on Amazon Prime Video on 31 May, 2019.