The Returned Series 1 (Channel 4) Review “Julie”

After a full two weeks watching young Victor and waiting for him to answer all of our questions, we finally get an episode of The Returned focusing on his adoptive mother Julie. We also get our queries about last week’s final tease answered within the first few minutes – Julie was attacked by Serge and left for dead seven years ago, and he is now haunting her at every turn. Now, we know Serge has indeed been resurrected, but whether he has made any contact with Julie is open for debate. The riddle that is Victor gets even more complicated in this episode as, after he ‘deals with’ Julie’s nosy neighbour, it appears as though she is attacked all over again. But the attack is not real, we can assume, as Serge’s form quickly becomes Victor’s, as he takes the murder weapon from Julie’s own hands. But with the murder of the neighbour, now being eaten by her many cats, we know more than ever that Victor isn’t at all benevolent. Does he have Julie’s best interests at heart? Or is he just biding his time? READ MORE...


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