NETFLIX'S UPCOMING SHOW "THE MIDNIGHT GOSPEL" REVIEW IS THE TRIPPY EXISTENTIAL ANIMATED SERIES FOR OUR TIME!!! [LATEST UPDATE]

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The Midnight Gospel’s eight-episode first season debuted this week on Netflix. Its heady visual and intellectual discussions might be just the brain-bending food for mind and soul that we need to navigate the isolation, fear, death, and disunity now raging around us.

If you have watched Adventure Time and Rick and Morty, you’re pretty much prepared for The Midnight Gospel. The Netflix animated show by Adventure Time creators, comedian Duncan Trussell and animator Pendleton Ward is a sort of creative test for the limits pf podcast-style narrations.

The White House is being overrun by zombies, imagine hordes of slightly more lively Mike Pences and you will get the idea. The president is on the roof, picking off the undead with a shotgun to stop them eating his electoral base.

But in the final, most touching, episode, Clancy chooses to visit a world inhabited by his mother. Once there, he reverts to the size of a baby and she to her age when she gave birth. Over 36 minutes, mother and son discuss the illusions of the ego as they age.

The real high hits when the technicolour visions on-screen get down to play a representation of a high adding to the mix of course, psychedelic music plays a big role in the show. It will change your preception and leave you wondering long after the end credits which by the way are a spin on dialouge highlights of the episode.

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