Two of the bloodiest programs on streaming, Prime Video’s The boys and HBO Max Founder of Peacehave gone to social media to play with each other’s negative reviews.
After the release of The boys‘Season 3 finale, the official Founder of Peace The Twitter account congratulated the series by mocking negative comments that both shows have received online. Along with photos of anonymous reviews criticizing the two programs, the tweet reads, “bet you can not guess what is mine vs yours.” The boys responded by asking the HBO Max series “Do you really want to rate it ????”, with reference Founder of Peacehis now iconic title sequence, set to Wig Wam’s “Do Ya Wanna Taste It”.
Shortly after the premiere of its third season, The boys was bombarded with reviews by some viewers, and many claimed that the show was too political, overtly sexually explicit and, in one case, “anti-male”. Others cited season 3’s weekly release schedule as a reason for their one-star reviews, though The boys has released episodes on a weekly schedule since the series’ second season. Given the similar sense of humor and penchant for excessive violence that the Prime Video series shares Founder of Peaceshows the shows that have received similar reviews appropriately.
Peacemaker & The Boys Will Return
While the second season of Founder of Peace has been given the green light by HBO Max, series creator James Gunn has confirmed that characters from the show will appear in future DC Extended Universe projects that are currently under construction. These projects have not been confirmed. Meanwhile, The boys has released an animated spin-off anthology series, The boys present: Diabolicalwith another live-action, college-themed spinoff series, The boys present: Varsityalso in production.
The boys showrunner Eric Kripke recently gave some details regarding Varsity and teased what fans can expect from the college-set spinoff. “It’s definitely a crossover, and we’re doing our best to design a universe that sees some of the issues and stories of season 3 handed down to the first season of Varsity“he said.” As there is a presidential campaign going on in the background of that season, and there are certain things happening in that school that are both a reaction to season 3 of The boys. “
Based on the cartoon of the same name by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, The boys has become known for his satirical look at both the United States and the superhero genre. To coincide with this attitude, social media accounts follow a similar tune by parodying various modern cartoon trends. In June, The boys“Twitter satirized Sony Pictures” failed movie release of Morbius with a tweet referring to his own weekend release in the universe of “Dawn of the Seven”, complete with the slogan “ITS-MAEVIN-TIME”.
The first three seasons of The boys is available for streaming on Prime Video. Season 1 av Founder of Peace is available on HBO Max.