Scripture and subtle wit are sprinkled through the outrageous violence and a particularly lovely vocal accompanies a grotesquely violent massacre aboard an airplane. This one will delight a certain narrow audience. You know who you are.
The series is adapted from the 1990's comic book character of the same name and, I'll be honest, that's not normally my kind of thing. But a terrific rollercoaster of a first episode has me truly hooked. Give it a go - you might be surprised.
Preacher's energy is apparent from the opening frames. Even if you find it initially confusing, you'll be glued because of the seductive powers of the series' darkly irreverent and anarchic tone, and happy to go along for the crazy ride.