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The Bastard Executioner

The Bastard Executioner is a blood-soaked, medieval epic that tells the story of Wilkin Brattle, a 14th century warrior, whose life is forever changed when a divine messenger beseeches him to lay down his sword and lead the life of another man: a journeyman executioner. Set in northern Wales during a time rife with rebellion and political upheaval, Wilkin must walk a tight rope between protecting his true identity while also serving a mysterious destiny

Show Info

Network: United States FX (2015 - 2015)
Schedule: Tuesdays at 22:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: DramaActionAdventure
Created by: Kurt Sutter

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6.7 (56 votes)

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Previous Episode

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x10: Blood and Quiescence / Crau a ChwsgNov 17, 2015
1x09: The Bernadette Maneuver / Cynllwyn BernadetteNov 10, 2015
1x08: Broken Things / Pethau ToredigNov 3, 2015
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Recent discussions

Alex2k posted 8 years ago

That episode sealed the deal for me. Now i consider this show not only written good and wonderfully acted but having complex backstory and mythology. Not just fun story of the week, but massive story with arcs and complex plot lines weaving and intersecting. Like quality novel and not comics.

cobraa posted 8 years ago

very nice another half of the pilot :) this is a good show

Extra Details

Also known as:
  • A halál kardja (Hungary Hungary)
  • Палач-бастард (Russian Federation Russian Federation)
  • Палач (Russian Federation Russian Federation)
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