The Witcher

Season 1

This recap of The Witcher Season 1, Episode 8, "Much More", contains spoilers. You can check out our thoughts on the previous episode...

The Witcher Recap: You Can Always Rely On Destiny

This recap of The Witcher Season 1, Episode 7, "Before A Fall", contains spoilers. You can check out our thoughts on the previous...

The Witcher Recap: How It Really Happened

This recap of The Witcher Season 1, Episode 6, "Rare Species", contains spoilers. You can check out our thoughts on the previous episode...

The Witcher Recap: The Way of the Dragon

This recap of The Witcher Season 1, Episode 5, "Bottled Appetites", contains spoilers. You can check out our thoughts on the previous episode...

The Witcher Recap: Be Careful What You Wish For

This recap of The Witcher Season 1, Episode 4, "Of Banquets, Bastards and Burials", contains spoilers. You can check out our thoughts on...

The Witcher Recap: Everybody Likes Surprises

This recap of The Witcher Season 1, Episode 3, "Betrayer Moon", contains spoilers. You can check out our thoughts on the previous episode...

The Witcher Recap: Sugar and Spice and All Things Nice

This recap of The Witcher Season 1, Episode 2, "Four Marks", contains spoilers. You can check out our thoughts on the previous episode...

The Witcher Recap: What's In A Name?

This recap of The Witcher Season 1, Episode 1, "The End's Beginning", contains spoilers. You can check out our spoiler-free thoughts on the...

The Witcher Recap: The Lesser of Two Evils

This review of The Witcher (Netflix) Season 1 is spoiler-free. Check the bottom of this article for a full episode guide including in-depth...

The Witcher Season 1 Review: Netflix Finally Has Its Epic Fantasy Series

Season 2

Ciri's lineage is intimately tied to her powers and importance in The Witcher Season 2, and a significant component is the idea that she...

The Witcher Season 2 - Does Ciri have Elder Blood?

Throughout The Witcher Season 2, one of the central dramatic questions is why, exactly, Ciri is of such great importance to so many people. And...

The Witcher Season 2 - What was the Conjunction of the Spheres?

In the third episode of The Witcher Season 2, "What Is Lost", Stregobor tries to justify his crusade against Yennefer and her quarter-elf heritage by...

The Witcher Season 2 - Who is Falka? Is she related to Ciri?

This recap of The Witcher season 2, episode 8, "Family", contains spoilers, including a discussion of the Witcher Season 2 ending. We've made it,...

The Witcher season 2, episode 8 recap - the finale/ending explained

This recap of The Witcher season 2, episode 7, "Voleth Meir", contains spoilers. Following on from the end of the previous episode, Ciri...

The Witcher season 2, episode 7 recap - "Voleth Meir"

This recap of The Witcher season 2, episode 6, "Dear Friend...", contains spoilers. I forgot to mention this in my recap of the...

The Witcher season 2, episode 6 recap - "Dear Friend..."

This recap of The Witcher season 2, episode 5, "Turn Your Back", contains spoilers. "Turn Your Back" pulls the age-old trick of showing...

The Witcher season 2, episode 5 recap - "Turn Your Back"

This recap of The Witcher season 2, episode 4, "Redanian Intelligence", contains spoilers. As is becoming a trend, "Redanian Intelligence" runs for the...

The Witcher season 2, episode 4 recap - "Redanian Intelligence"

This recap of The Witcher season 2, episode 3, "What Is Lost", contains spoilers. The problem with ancient keeps, central heating notwithstanding, is...

The Witcher season 2, episode 3 recap - "What Is Lost"

In the world of Andrzej Sapkowski's Witcher stories, the eponymous monster hunters are mutants who make a hardscrabble living by vanquishing monsters. It's...

The Witcher Season 2 - What is Kaer Morhen, and why do the Witchers go there?

This recap of The Witcher season 2, episode 2, "Kaer Morhen", contains spoilers. "Kaer Morhen" is divided, broadly, into two parallel plot strands,...

The Witcher season 2, episode 2 recap - "Kaer Morhen"

This recap of The Witcher season 2, episode 1, "A Grain of Truth", contains spoilers. Of course, it opens with a monster killing...

The Witcher season 2, episode 1 recap - "A Grain of Truth"

Much of The Witcher’s first season was cribbed from The Last Wish, the first collection of short stories by Andrzej Sapkowski. And while...

The Witcher Season 2 – Who is Nivellen? Why is he cursed?

This story recap will obviously contain massive spoilers for what happened in The Witcher Season 1. As I said in my spoiler-free review...

Story Recap: What happened in The Witcher Season 1 in (roughly) chronological order

This review of The Witcher Season 2 is spoiler-free. The Witcher’s success wasn’t a surprise. Despite the historic tendency of video game adaptations...

The Witcher Season 2 review – a more confident, emotional follow-up