What is The Stand (TV) About?
The Stand is a captivating television series adapted from Stephen King's best-selling novel of the same name. Set in a post-apocalyptic world, the story revolves around the devastating aftermath of a deadly pandemic that decimates most of the global population. As society crumbles and humanity hangs by a thread, the remaining survivors find themselves divided into two distinct groups. One faction gathers under the guidance of the wise and benevolent Mother Abagail, while the other gravitates towards the dark and charismatic Randall Flagg, a mysterious figure with malevolent intentions. The Stand delves into profound themes of morality, spirituality, and the eternal struggle between good and evil. Through its compelling narrative, the series poses thought-provoking questions about faith, resilience, and the lengths individuals will go to ensure their survival in a desolate and unforgiving landscape.
The first episode of The Stand aired on December 17, 2020 and the most recent episode to air was on February 11, 2021.