The Leftovers Finale Recap: The Fiery End of the Beginning

Sunday night, HBO’s eerie drama signed off in explosive fashion. But in the midst of the chaos, the splintered Garvey clan seemed to find a way back to one another, if only for a moment. Only the baggage they’re all carrying is more than any one family should bear.

The Leftovers Recap: The Good Life Before Loss

Talk about a defining moment.

On last night’s episode of HBO’s The Leftovers, we got to see what life was like in Mapleton before Oct. 14 – that life-changing day when millions disappeared. Turns out things weren’t all that bad, but they were headed there fast.

The Leftovers Recap: Cult Secrets Revealed!

There’s creepy, there’s really creepy – and then there’s last night’s episode of The Leftovers.

HBO s conundrum of a drama took a wild, nasty turn on Sunday, leaving one controversial character dead and proving Chief Garvey (Justin Theroux) is closer to insanity than he (or we) want to believe. And, thankfully, there’s a glimpse into what the crazy cult is all about.

The Leftovers Recap: It's Hard Being a Garvey

It’s a hard-knock life.

On Sunday night’s episode of HBO’s drama The Leftovers, it seemed that neither Chief Garvey, his father Kevin Sr., nor his stepson Tom could catch a break. Even daughter Jill came close to losing it.

Search and Rescue

The episode begins with Jill (Margaret Qualley) and her band of destructive young friends in the woods. An abandoned old refrigerator is the day’s preoccupation as they try to see who can stay locked inside the longest without air supply.

The Leftovers Recap: Nora's the Biggest Loser

All is loss, but not lost.

On Sunday night’s episode of HBO’s drama The Leftovers, bereft town member Nora Durst (Carrie Coon) shows just how far grief can go.

The Leftovers Recap: It's Open Season on the Guilty Remnant

Chickens are coming home to roost.

With their weird ways, stoic appearances and controversial messaging – “There is no family” – the Guilty Remnant cult in Mapleton came under heavy fire on Sunday’s episode of HBO’s The Leftovers.

In a gruesome, hard-to-watch opener, we learn just how much the local cult is loathed. And how barbaric some in town have become since the disappearances.

The Leftovers Recap: Creepy Christmastime Comes to Mapleton

Spreading Christmas fear?

On Sunday night’s episode of HBO’s The Leftovers, much is revealed about the Garveys’ past.

But as for the present, it’s the holidays and things are only getting worse.

The episode opens in an austere toy factory, showing a worker building a lifelike baby doll from start to shelf. The toy’s later purchased from a Mapleton store, swaddled and placed in the manger of the town’s nativity scene.

The Leftovers Recap: No Church in the Wild for Father Matt

Talk about O.M.G.

Sunday night’s episode of HBO’s The Leftovers did away with the myriad character vignettes and focused on the painful, pious life of Mapleton’s religious leader, Father Matt Jamison (Christopher Eccleston). It raised the question: Did faith decide who left – during the sudden departure that claimed the lives of millions – and who was simply leftover?

Six Quirky Things You Didn't Know About Justin Theroux

The way Justin Theroux sees things, mornings are for writing, not for running, and a bunny is the best animal to describe the perfect girl.

The Leftovers Recap: Sanity Is Fleeting In Mapleton

And the plot sickens.

On Sunday’s episode of HBO’s mind-bending new drama The Leftovers – about a town reeling from a rapture-like occurrence that claimed millions all over the world, including many of their citizens – the hunt is on for dogs, trees, people and seemingly everything in between.