The Boys season 4 could be a methods off, however that is not stopping followers from discussing which characters deserve extra display time.
The Prime Video present relies on the comedian e book collection of the identical identify by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, and ran from 2006-2012 with a complete of 72 points. The writers of the present have a whole lot of materials to work with, and a few followers really feel like there are particular supes that deserved higher.
“Noir. Apart from missions, his growth was stalled all the way in which to season 3,” wrote u/Spectrumfield.
“The extra Maeve the higher. Ik it was covid messing up the actors’ schedule in S3 however for a way essential she was, she ought to have proven up extra,” mentioned u/We_The_Raptors.
“I might have actually preferred to see extra Mallory scenes. Possibly flashbacks to when she and Butcher had been working collectively,” commented u/ScreenHype. “I cherished listening to her backstory, and it will’ve been nice to see extra of that facet of her. It could be an attention-grabbing comparability to how she is now after dropping her grandkids.”
“You might argue however I’ll go for Kimiko. She wants probably the most display time to me. By no means appears to be sufficient.” wrote u/Cobrrrrr.
“Starlight. Extra particularly combating and utilizing her powers. I feel she has a lot extra potential than simply pushing somebody with a blast of sunshine. She may in all probability soften the flesh off of somebody or burn them to a crisp fully,” mentioned u/bron685. “Blind an entire room full of individuals quickly or completely. There’s a lot you might do with somebody of her powers since electrical energy is so broadly out there nearly all over the place.”
“Cindy, however I am certain she will likely be again to finish Victoria,” mentioned u/Dell0c0. No worries, although: it is wanting like Cindy may make an look on Gen V.
There was a whole lot of love for Shawn Ashmore’s Lamplighter within the thread, with probably the most stand-out put up speculating on tips on how to carry him again from the lifeless:
“Wasn’t it rumored that they’d reincarnate Lamplighter with the identical actor? Fairly certain Eric Kripke said he regretted killing Lamplighter off so early as a result of he cherished the actor and would take into consideration bringing him again in some capability,” mentioned u/ConsistentPomelo3661. “There’s additionally an opportunity they might develop Lamplighter in a lab for seasons 4-5. Lengthy shot however with the issues we’ve seen on this present I wouldn’t doubt it/thoughts it.”
“Lamplighter’s such an underrated character that deserved higher than what he obtained, to be trustworthy,” wrote u/SpartanOfWar01. “Not solely did he present regret for his actions however he was additionally keen to permit himself be executed by the person who he wronged. I simply want he would’ve used that second likelihood to make an actual distinction and redeem himself as a part of The Boys as an alternative of believing himself up to now gone that he didn’t need to dwell.”
A extra controversial suggestion within the thread was Soldier Boy, who some argued took up most of final season.
“Soldier Boy. Dude simply dropped in and dipped out. He was probably the most attention-grabbing a part of the present.” wrote u/Kaoshosh. “And I really feel we have seen an excessive amount of of his good facet and never sufficient of the heinous shit that he did to get his crew to activate him.”
One remark laid out the truth that the collection typically may very well be pulling extra from the precise comics: All of the present “what-ifs?” drive me nuts, for the reason that supply materials has already been laid out,” mentioned u/ifuckinglovecoloring. “There are some fairly sturdy arcs for characters they’ve utterly written out of the present, together with the MASSIVE twist on the finish of the comics. No thought what they’re doing however they’re so distant from the precise story actually something may occur at this level.”
The Boys season 4 is presently delayed, however Gen V is slated for a September 29 premiere date. For extra on The Boys, take a look at an unique deleted scene from The Boys season 3.