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Lovecraft Country recap: season one, episode nine – the Tulsa massacre sets stage for gripping finale

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The hunt for the Book of Names meant travelling back in time to the day of the city’s 1921 race massacre – and revisiting some painful memories You often get the sense, watching Lovecraft Country, of a show that knows tomorrow is never guaranteed and a second season is even less bankable. These guys are determined to give it their all in whatever time remains. To that end, we have had a haunted house episode, an Indiana Jones-esque episode, body-swapping, erotic K-horror and afrofuturism meets The Jetsons. This week, though, it was time to go back to the future in Hiram’s time machine. Sorry, make that “multiverse machine”. We stand corrected, Hippolyta. Yes, Hippolyta (Aunjanue Ellis) was back. How could she remain absent when her daughter Dee (Jada Harris) was at death’s door following last week’s run-in with that Capt Lancaster-conjured Topsy. We didn’t find out where she had been all this time and my hunch is we probably won’t. There is already so much to catch each other up on. At least Hippolyta didn’t require any long-winded exposition, because, after her mind-expanding interdimensional voyage, she knows it all already. (Didn’t I say waaaaay back in
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