A look back 2017 – Legion – Thoughts on S01E01 AND E02


One of my first reviews of 2017 was last years hit new series Legion. With Episode 1 out in the UK of Season 2 last night. We look back, to then review S02E01 Tonight (you will see it on the 19th)

As you can read with my writing – I was very very descriptive at the time. 😉   Original Article Release – 23rd February, 2017.

Episode 1

Episode 1 sets up the main character and it does it terrific. David Haller is a troubled young man who may be more than most.  Diagnosed as a schizophrenic, David has been in and out of hospitals for years.  These can be seen in the show as the talks with the different doctors.

“He believes he is mentally ill….  but he maybe be the most powerful mutant”

The show flips scenes and it gets the feel of “Sunshine of a spotless mind”.  It means you do not know what is real and what is dream. Building on the ideas of you seeing this from David’s perspective.

A kiss that changed the world

David and his mental hospital girlfriend Syd.  She does not like to be touched and he kisses her when she is supposed to leave the hospital. 

—- They then switch places because of it—–

David (in Syd’s body) is now supposed to leave and Syd is stuck in his body. Such an interesting way to bring out the issue of mutant powers.  Introduce it to David and the audience.

It builds and it builds up the tension with numerous interviews and questions to David. Then he escapes….

Episode 2

Episode 2 is all about re-programming David into thinking he is not crazy.  We see him find he telepathic abilities at the start and we only scratch the surface on what he can do.


Dr Melanie Bird is here to try and solve his issues.  She clearly has pull over his mind and helps him throughout the episode.


He sees his younger self and they as a team go through his memories.  We see hints of dreams throughout and David hided elements from them. But as the audience we can see what direction this is likely to go.


The darkness in his mind is still there and there seems to be a lot more to be revealed.



A show going deep into psychological threats of the crazy mind. But is he crazy? 

Episode 1 says he is and Episode 2 says he is not. There is that grey element of not been 100% sure either way. The way that the show plays on it is terrific.  Strange mind tricks get shown and when people visit his memories, they start to see.

How deep will I venture into his mind?  So far all the way….

5 out of 5


For More Info –

I watched Legion on FOX UK.  At the time of writing Legion is still available on demand.  Other regions have different stations – this is one to watch out for.

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