• 80%
    579 votes
  • Rate this season
    What did you think?

American Gods

Season 1 2017

  • 2017-05-01T04:00:00+03:00 on Starz!
  • 60 mins
  • 7 hours, 56 mins (8 episodes)
  • United States
  • English
  • Drama, Mystery, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Based on Neil Gaiman's 2001 novel of the same name, ex-convict Shadow Moon becomes the traveling partner of a mysterious conman named Mr. Wednesday after his release from prison. He soon discovers Mr. Wednesday is more than he seems and becomes embroiled in an epic conflict between Old Gods and New.

8 episodes

1x01 The Bone Orchard

  • Series Premiere

    2017-05-01T04:00:00+03:00 — 65 mins

When Shadow Moon is released from prison early after the death of his wife, he meets Mr. Wednesday and is recruited as his bodyguard. Shadow discovers that this may be more than he bargained for.

1x02 The Secret of Spoons

  • 2017-05-08T04:00:00+03:00 — 61 mins

As Mr. Wednesday begins recruitment for the coming battle, Shadow Moon travels with him to Chicago and agrees to a very high stakes game of checkers with the old Slavic god, Czernobog.

1x03 Head Full of Snow

  • 2017-05-15T04:00:00+03:00 — 61 mins

Shadow questions his decision to work for Mr. Wednesday after learning of his plan to rob a bank. Shadow makes a surprising discovery when he returns to his motel room.

1x04 Git Gone

  • 2017-05-22T04:00:00+03:00 — 61 mins

The story of Laura's life and death is explored, including her first encounter with Shadow and how exactly she came to be sitting on the edge of his motel room bed.

1x05 Lemon Scented You

  • 2017-05-29T04:00:00+03:00 — 58 mins

Shadow's emotional reunion with his dead and unfaithful wife is interrupted when he and Mr. Wednesday are kidnapped by the New Gods.

1x06 A Murder of Gods

  • 2017-06-05T04:00:00+03:00 — 54 mins

On the run after the New Gods' show of force, Shadow and Mr. Wednesday seek safe haven with one of Mr. Wednesday's oldest friends, Vulcan, God of the Fire and the Forge.

1x07 A Prayer for Mad Sweeney

  • 2017-06-12T04:00:00+03:00 — 54 mins

Following her brief reunion with Shadow, Laura turns to an unlikely travel companion to find her way back to life; Mad Sweeney's long, winding, and often tragic past is explored.

1x08 Come to Jesus

  • 2017-06-19T04:00:00+03:00 — 62 mins

On the eve of war, Mr. Wednesday attempts to recruit the Old God Ostara, but needs Mr. Nancy's help in making a good impression and winning her over.