Like many other people, when Black Summer came across my Netflix feed, I thought it was related the Z Nation. I spent the first 2 episodes trying to figure out where we were in the zombie apocalypse. Then I read that Black Summer isn’t part of Z Nation. I’m not sure if that made the show better or worse.
But the hubbinator and I watched the entire season over one weekend. Because… Zombies.
It took a while for me to warm up to the main lead, Rose a mother searching for her daughter. I liked Spears pretty much from the get go, and of all the cast members, he was probably the most savvy one regarding survival.
And then there is Sun. A Korean woman with limited English trapped so far from home. She was funny and always the odd man out.
Lance was next, but that guy needs a better sense of direction as he is always getting lost and isolated with the zombies closing in. Between him and Sun, they made this series more unique than the others.
There were plenty of other characters, and a surprisingly large body count which made me reluctant to invest in anyone as they weren’t always victims of zombies.
Overall, I enjoyed the series and can’t wait for Season 2.
Until next time.