American Gods - Episode Guide

Season 1

The Bone Orchard

Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Apr 30, 2017

When Shadow Moon is released from prison a few days early, following the death of his wife, he meets the enigmatic Mr. Wednesday and is conscripted into his employ as bodyguard. Attacked his first day on the job, Shadow quickly discovers that this role may be more than he bargained for.

The Secret of Spoon

Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: May 7, 2017

As Mr. Wednesday begins recruitment for the coming battle, Shadow Moon travels with him to Chicago, and agrees to a very high stakes game of checkers with the old Slavic god, Czernobog.

Head Full of Snow

Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: May 14, 2017

Shadow questions the terms of his employment when Mr. Wednesday informs him of his plan to rob a bank (because, naturally, every army needs a source of funding). And just when Shadow thought his life couldn't get any more complicated, he returns to his motel room to a surprising discovery.

Git Gone

Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: May 21, 2017

Alternating between the past and the present, Laura's life and death are explored — how she met Shadow, how she died, and how exactly she came to be sitting on the edge of his motel room bed.