What is Ash vs Evil Dead (TV) About?
Ash vs Evil Dead is an American comedy horror television series that serves as a continuation of the Evil Dead film franchise. The show picks up thirty years after the events of the original Evil Dead trilogy. It follows Ash Williams, portrayed by Bruce Campbell, a middle-aged man who was once an employee at the S-Mart store and also the sole survivor of the Deadite onslaught. Ash, still living in his hometown of Elk Grove, Michigan, leads a lonely and aimless life until he accidentally reads from the Book of the Dead, unleashing the ultimate Evil Dead Plague upon the world. Now, Ash must once again confront his past mistakes and take up his chainsaw and boomstick to battle the malevolent Deadites, demonic creatures that possess humans and take control of their bodies. Alongside his loyal companions, including Pablo Simon Bolivar and Kelly Maxwell, Ash embarks on a journey filled with dark humor, graphic violence, and outrageous antics. The series combines elements of slapstick comedy and horror to deliver an adrenaline-pumping and highly entertaining experience. With its over-the-top gore and hilarious one-liners, Ash vs Evil Dead serves as a love letter to the fans of the original Evil Dead films while also attracting new viewers into its blood-soaked world.
The first episode of Ash vs Evil Dead aired on October 31, 2015 and the most recent episode to air was on April 29, 2018.