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Into the Badlands


Into the Badlands

Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama
Rating: TV-14-LV
Running Time: 42 minutes per episode
Number of Seasons: 3
Number of Episodes: 24
Vintage: November 15, 2015 – present

Plot Summary:
The series is set in a post-apocalyptic world an unspecified number of years (likely centuries or perhaps millennia) after a war that left civilization in ruins. Many elements of technology, such as electricity and ground vehicles, have survived the apocalypse but society now shuns guns, leading to a reliance on melee weaponry.
In a territory known as the Badlands, which is somewhere in the former United States, a feudal society has developed to fill the power vacuum left by the war. Barons control land and monopolies over commodities like opium and fuel, trading amongst themselves to maintain the peace. Each baron is served by a massive workforce of slaves called “Cogs”, as well as a prostitute class called “Dolls”. A Baron maintains power through their “Clippers”, highly trained and loyal warriors at the apex of the feudal society who are forbidden from marrying and having children so their loyalties are not divided. Each Clipper force is captained by a “Regent”.
Several groups exist outside the strict hierarchy of the barons. Nomads are the most common, mostly lawless homicidal bandits who subsist on stealing from trade convoys between the baronies but some live in organized clans. The River King and his men control water trade in the Badlands and beyond and is considered a neutral party in the Barons’ power struggles. An ascetic religious movement is also shown to exist on the fringes of society, living in isolated communities and practicing a form of idol worship. The Widow leads a revolutionary group of anti-feudal fighters from her late husband’s barony; although nominally recognized as a baron by her peers they do not respect her, and the contempt is mutual.
Little is known of the world beyond the Badlands, but it is implied that it is far less politically stable and environmentally sound than the Badlands. The mythical utopian city of Azra is believed to exist outside the Badlands but most dismiss it as a legend.

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A Look at the Series: Into the Badlands

Building the World of Into the Badlands

The Characters of Into the Badlands: The Clippers

The Characters of Into the Badlands: The Barons

<b>Talked About Scene: Episode 101: Into the Badlands: The Fort</b>

<b>Talked About Scene: Episode 102: Into the Badlands: Fist Like a Bullet</b>

<b>Talked About Scene: Episode 103: Into the Badlands: White Stork Spreads Wings</b>

<b>Talked About Scene: Episode 104: Into the Badlands: Two Tigers Subdue Dragons</b>

<b>Talked About Scene: Episode 105: Into the Badlands: Snake Creeps Down</b>

<b>Talked About Scene: Episode 106: Into the Badlands: Hand of Five Poisons</b>

<b>Into the Badlands: The Complete Season 1 Fights</b>


Into the Badlands: A Wandering Warrior Seeks Enlightenment (With a Sidekick and Sword at His Side)

September 16, 2015 11:30 am


Inside Into the Badlands: A World of Warrior Rebels and Rulers

October 01, 2015 12:00 pm


Balancing the Brutal and Breathtaking Fight Scenes of Into the Badlands

November 05, 2015 8:00 am


Roush Review: Into the Badlands Is Too Much Kung Phooey

November 13, 2015 3:44 pm


Sunny’s Outnumbered on This Week’s Into the Badlands

November 20, 2015 11:15 am


How Daniel Wu Cracked His Rib (for Real) on Into the Badlands

December 14, 2015 3:52 pm


Into the Badlands Season 2 Photos Reveal Nick Frost and More

December 2, 2016


Into the Badlands Season 2 Premiere Date

January 15, 2017


Fight for Your Future with the Into the Badlands Season 2 Poster

FEBRUARY 2, 2017


Back to the Battleground: Season 2 of ‘Into the Badlands’ Goes Even Grander

March 17, 2017 12:00 pm


Into the Badlands: ‘The Widow’s Ambush’ Talked About Scene Ep. 201


Into the Badlands: ‘The Mirror Room’ Talked About Scene Ep. 202


Into the Badlands: ‘Sunny vs Moon’ Talked About Scene Ep. 203


Into the Badlands: ‘Father vs Son’ Talked About Scene Ep. 204


15 Reasons Why You Should Be Watching AMC’s Into The Badlands

April 13, 2017


Into the Badlands: ‘Outnumbered & Unarmed’ Talked About Scene. Ep. 205


Into the Badlands: ‘Battle w/ the Abbots’ Talked About Scene Ep. 206


AMC Renews Into the Badlands for 16-Episode Third Season

APRIL 25, 2017