American Gods


A recently released ex-convict named Shadow meets a mysterious man who calls himself "Wednesday" and who knows more than he first seems to about Shadow's life and past.

Ricky Whittle / Emily Browning / Bruce Langley / Yetide Badaki / Pablo Schreiber / Ian McShane / Crispin Glover / Demore Barnes / Cloris Leachman / Peter Stormare / Gillian Anderson / Kristin Chenoweth / Orlando Jones

    • Released
    • (2017-)
    • Seasons
    • 3 seasons
    • Status
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    SEASON 3

  • Episode 10Tears of the Wrath-Bearing Tree

    Teetering on the edge of war and peace, the gods gather to mourn a loss. Bilquis' divine journey brings her to an unexpected revelation, while Shadow finally embraces destiny.

  • Episode 9The Lake Effect

    Shadow has to decide the price he's willing to pay for his idyllic Lakeside life. As Laura and her new ally close in on her target, Wednesday has to persuade Czernobog that it's time to make peace with their enemies.

  • Episode 8The Rapture of Burning

    Laura and Salim's quest forces them outside of their comfort zones as they learn to let go of their pasts. Shadow is surprised by a new side of Wednesday, while Technical Boy attempts to escape the prison of his own mind.

  • Episode 7Fire and Ice

    In Lakeside, Shadow grows closer with Marguerite and uncovers the surprising truth behind a local crime spree. Wednesday makes his own shocking discovery. Laura and Salim negotiate with the enemy of their enemy.

  • Episode 6Conscience of the King

    Despite his past following him to Lakeside, Shadow makes himself at home and builds relationships within the town. Laura and Salim continue to hunt for Wednesday, who attempts one final gambit to win over Demeter.

  • Episode 5Sister Rising

    Shadow explores notions of purpose, destiny and identity with a newly enlightened Bilquis. Elsewhere, Technical Boy struggles with an identity crisis of his own. Wednesday asks Shadow to assist in a new con.

  • Episode 4The Unseen

    Shadow and Technical Boy team up to search for Bilquis, who finds herself captive and in the midst of a crisis of identity. Wednesday visits the local chapter of notorious biker gang Lords of Valhalla.

  • Episode 3Ashes and Demons

    As the search for the missing girl continues, Shadow dreams of Bilquis. Wednesday discovers the whereabouts of his old love, the Greek goddess Demeter, and resolves to free her from the grip of an unscrupulous antagonist.

  • Episode 2Serious Moonlight

    Shadow's attempt to break away from Mr. Wednesday and the brewing war is thwarted by the secrets of the Gods — both Old and New.

  • Episode 1A Winter's Tale

    After months apart, Wednesday reappears in Shadow's life, resolved to drag him back into his war effort. A meeting with the god Wisakedjak leaves Shadow with a prophecy about his destiny.

    SEASON 2

  • Episode 8Moon Shadow

    After Sweeney's death, Wednesday leaves the funeral home and New Media puts out the words that Shadow and Wednesday are wanted for terrorism. Nancy and Ibis discuss revolution versus patience, and Bilquis makes Shadow an offer.

  • Episode 7Treasure of the Sun

    Sweeney starts to remember what his life really was before he became a god. Wednesday restores Gungnir and entrusts it to Shadow, and Laura makes her way to Cairo.

  • Episode 6Donar the Great

    Wednesday pulls off a con to get an artifact that the dwarves need to forge the runes onto Gungnir. When Shadow questions Wednesday about his son, Wednesday remembers the 1930s and the only way that a god can die for good.

  • Episode 5The Ways of the Dead

    While Shadow tours Cairo and gets a lesson on its history, Laura and Sweeney meet with Baron Samedi and Maman Brigitte and make a deal to bring Laura back to life. Wednesday meets with Alviss, the King of Dwarves, and is told there's another part to resto

  • Episode 4The Greatest Story Ever Told

    Wednesday takes Shadow to St. Louis to meet with a potential ally in the coming war. Nancy, Ibis, and Bilquis hold a meeting in Cairo, and World gives Technical Boy one last chance before "retiring" him.

  • Episode 3Muninn

    Shadow makes a new friend as he hitches a ride to Cairo, Wednesday and Laura pay Argus a visit at the same time that Technical Boy and the New Media do, and Sweeney's luck continues to remain all bad as he heads for New Orleans.

  • Episode 2The Beguiling Man

    After Zorya's death, Czernobog calls for vengeance. Wednesday and Nancy go on a road trip, Mama-Ji looks for someone to cover her shift, and Laura and Sweeney set out to find the abducted Shadow.

  • Episode 1House on the Rock

    Wednesday gathers the Old Gods in his memory to discuss the New Gods usurping their power, and invites Shadow along for the ride. Sweeney still wants his coin, Laura isn't giving it up, and Mr. World draws on a new resource to target the Old Gods.