The Son is an AMC’s limited Western American Drama Web Series, based on the novel written by Philipp Meyer which comes with the same name. It tells the story of the American accent to power and the tragic rise and fall of a Texas-based American family.
Pierce Brosnan played the character of Eli McCullough as the lead of The Son and the story revolves around Eli who was kidnapped at the age of 15, but struggles to become a ruthless businessman but feels disconnected from his son and daughter.
There are two seasons and a total of 20 episodes in this series. The first episode was released on April 8, 2017. As indicated by the show’s ratings, it has dazzled both the audience and critics. It has a 7.5 out of 10 IMDB rating and a 52 percent Rotten Tomatoes rating which makes it a highly rated drama series and a must-watch if you are fond of drama.
About the Son Season 1 and 2
In the First Season of The Son, Eli McCullough’s family gets destroyed due to drug addiction, and was kidnapped by The Comanches in 1849, but he develops himself as one of the cruel and dangerous businessmen in Texas. As the name, The Son says, Eli’s son Pete presents his views about how things should be handled. Eli finds himself fighting against his own family after years spent constructing his empire when his son Pete’s views and ways to run the company clash with Eli.
In Season 2, The timeline jumps two years ahead of the first, focusing on Eli’s grandson Pete. The show revolves around the contrasting views of Eli and his son Pete. Eli leads a risky Comanche raid in the year 1852, Eli has faced many difficulties while making his empire and now is disappointed with Pete.
Both Season 1 and 2 have banged great ratings and a huge fanbase, viewers had a great time binging this show. Now Fans are eagerly waiting for any news regarding the release of The Son season 3
The Son Season 3 Releasing Date
The show’s characters and narrative were well-liked by viewers. They are eagerly anticipating news about the upcoming season. The sitcom, however, will not return for a third season. As Show Official called season 2 of The Son the final season and there would be no more installation to this great American drama sitcom by AMC, the main reason behind cancelling season 3 is the lack of stories as the novel from which the story is taken only has two parts.
The first season covered the first half of the novel, while the second season covered the second half. As a result, there is no mention of the third season.
Fans were devastated by this news about the ending of his great drama series only in 2 seasons. The Son’s creators praised everyone who helped make it a huge success, especially the enthusiastic audience.
The Son Plot
The plot was set up in the year 1849 when Eli McCullough was 13 years old and survived a Comanche onslaught. But He managed his family’s empire through several problems in 1915. While growing the oil business, Eli and Pete prepare for his birthday party. Eli attempted to flee the Comanche camp in the second episode. However, he failed, and as a result of his punishment, he became one of Comanche’s slaves.
Cesar is tortured by Eli because he suspects Cesar of being involved in the thefts. Cesar attacks Pete, who kills him and buries him in secret. He is remorseful for assassinating Cesar. Eli approached a party of white hunters and informed them that he had escaped a Comanche camp. The hunters got impressed by Eli and assured him that they would defend him in any circumstance. With the help of Jeannie, Eli is eventually able to locate the oil ship, but it is located in Garcia’s territory.
Eli discovers that Ramon has already died and advises Charles to leave the ranch. Prairie Flower is torn between love and duty, as Pete and Maria develop feelings for each other.
In The So Season 2, Young Eli leads a risky Comanche raid in the year 1852. Pete unexpectedly returns to his home in 1915, surprising Eli and the McCullough family. Pete and Eli are compelled to work together in the same year with leads to many contrasting views as both of them have different ways to rule the empire. In 1852, the season came to an end with young Eli being forced to make a life-altering decision.
The Son Cast
- Eli McCullough is the lead character and the whole show reloves around him and was played by Pierce Brosnan
- Pete McCullough is the eldest son of Eli and was played by Henry Garrett
- Comanche chief Toshaway is the leader of the tribe that kidnapped Eli and was played by Zahn McClarnon
- Maria Garcia played by Paola Nuñez
- Sally McCullough Pete’s wife was played by Jess Weixler
- Phineas was played by David Wilson Barnes
- Jeannie McCullough takes after her grandfather Eli and comes to play a key role in the family business and was played by Sydney Lucas
Where to watch The Son
Currently, The Son season 1 and 2 consists of 10 drama-filled episodes available on AMC, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Videos.
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