The Returned Series 1 (Channel 4) Review - Serge & Toni

Five whole weeks after we entered into the weird and wonderful world of The Returned, we’ve finally seen our first flesh-eating zombie attack. Strangely, especially in a show about the dead returning, the attack isn’t actually carried out by a member of the undead – but by Serge before he was knocked out and buried alive by his brother, Toni. It’s a striking and unnerving scene to begin with, watching Serge not only attack and attempt to cannibalise a person, but a character we’ve come to know over the course of the series – Julie. It was Toni who managed to stop Serge from going through the entire ritual that time, and he who also took Julie to the hospital that night. After taking him back to the cabin they now share, Toni buried his brother alive while their mother listened on – not as an extreme a reaction when you consider what he was sparing the world from. The trouble is, now Serge knows how he died, and he’s not too happy. READ MORE...


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