The Path

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  • TV-MA
  • 2016
  • 3 Seasons
  • 7.2  (9,311)

The Path is a gripping drama series created by Jessica Goldberg and produced by Hulu Originals. The show features a star-studded cast including Aaron Paul, Michelle Monaghan, and Emma Greenwell, in a story that explores the intricate balance between faith, power, and human nature. The show's three-season run lasted from 2016 to 2018, and it was lauded for its exceptional writing, powerful performances, and thought-provoking subject matter.

The plot of The Path follows the struggles of a family who are members of a fictional religious movement known as Meyerism. Aaron Paul plays Eddie Lane, a man who is grappling with his beliefs and doubts about the movement. Michelle Monaghan stars as his wife, Sarah Lane, who is fiercely devoted to the cause and holds a high-ranking position within the organization. Emma Greenwell plays Mary Cox, a troubled woman who is seeking redemption and finds herself drawn to the movement.

As the show unfolds, we see the inner workings of the Meyerist movement and the complex relationships between its members. The movement is led by a charismatic leader known as Cal Roberts, played by Hugh Dancy, who is ambitious and power-hungry. There are also several other intriguing characters, including Sarah's brother, who is a high-ranking member of the organization, and Summer, a teenage girl who is questioning her faith.

Throughout the show, we see the characters navigate their way through a variety of challenges, both internal and external. Eddie begins to question the validity of the movement's teachings, causing tension between him and Sarah. Meanwhile, Mary struggles with addiction and the demons of her past. Cal, who is jockeying for more power within the organization, becomes an increasingly menacing force as he engages in unethical behaviors.

One of the unique aspects of The Path is the way it explores the inner workings of a fictional religious movement. The Meyerists have their own set of beliefs, rituals, and practices, and the show delves into the intricate details of this world. We see the characters meditating, attending meetings, and undergoing intense spiritual experiences. The show also touches on current social issues, such as the role of women within organized religions and the impact of technology on belief systems.

In addition to its exploration of faith and belief, The Path is also a character-driven drama with intense emotional moments. The chemistry between the actors is outstanding, and they do an excellent job of portraying the complex relationships between their characters. The writing is also exceptional, with realistic dialogue and plot twists that keep viewers engaged and guessing.

Overall, The Path is a show that is well worth watching for fans of complex dramas and thought-provoking storytelling. It explores a variety of themes, from the nature of belief to the dangers of unchecked ambition, and does so in a way that is both captivating and engaging. With its outstanding cast, exceptional writing, and compelling plot, The Path is a must-watch show for anyone who loves intelligent, character-driven storytelling.

The Path is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (36 episodes). The series first aired on March 30, 2016.

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Blood Moon
13. Blood Moon
March 28, 2018
Despite everyone's objections, Eddie is determined to reveal the truth about Stephen Meyer and the origins of the Movement. But a dark force plots to stop him, and end Meyerism, once and for all.
A New American Religion
12. A New American Religion
March 21, 2018
After Prof. Jackson writes an expose on Meyerism and calls them a cult on national television, Cal decides whether to defend his faith, and Steve, or just walk away. Eddie and Sarah go on a quest for the truth about Lilith that challenges their faith.
Bad Faith
11. Bad Faith
March 14, 2018
Eddie & Hawk take a trip together to break Caleb out of Christian conversion therapy. Cal's repressed memories make him confront his past. Sarah and Vera face-off about Lilith. Mary surprises... more
The Strongest Souls
10. The Strongest Souls
March 7, 2018
Eddie tries to protect the Movement with new legal measures, angering his family and followers. Cal seeks therapy to unlock repressed memories of his past. Vera makes a confession to Eddie, while Lilith has a new vision about the end of the world.
The Veil
9. The Veil
February 28, 2018
Without Vera to do his dirty work, Eddie faces the dark side of being a religious leader. Vera takes a test, revealing a secret that could affect the whole Movement. Sarah dives deep into Lilith's prophecy, challenging everything she's ever believed.
The Door
8. The Door
February 21, 2018
Eddie forces the whole movement to "Refine", challenging them to sacrifice things they care about. Sarah and Prof. Jackson search for a man from her past who can help her find Lilith. Vera tries to build a life outside of Meyerism and away from her mom.
The Gardens at Giverny
7. The Gardens at Giverny
February 14, 2018
Eddie & Vera travel to Paris to open Europe's first Meyerist Center. He brings Sarah along, hoping to restore her faith; but Sarah's search for Lilith may have taken her past the point of no return. And Cal and Mary have their own plans for Paris.
Messiah
6. Messiah
February 7, 2018
Sarah's research brings her closer to Professor Neill. But a death in the family brings her and Eddie together, and makes Sarah long for her faith. Harold returns for his Championship rings, and Cal must track them down to protect Mary.
Pageantry
5. Pageantry
January 31, 2018
After learning the dark truth about Steve, Sarah pulls Summer out of the annual pageant, upsetting her family. To help further Lilith's prophecy, Vera plans a US tour to spread Meyerism. But in a town where they're not welcome Eddie's life is endangered.
De Rerum Natura
4. De Rerum Natura
January 24, 2018
A bomb threat on the Compound has everyone on edge, and Eddie feels responsible for it. Cal blackmails Vera into naming him CEO of Meyerism. Sarah discovers that The Ladder may have had another author, a woman, who was forcefully silenced.
Locusts
3. Locusts
January 17, 2018
Eddie tries to save the soul of a man who's been terrorizing the compound. Vera struggles between loyalty to her mother and her feelings for Eddie. Cal decides to drag his family back to the compound, but Mary fears for their future together.
A Beast, No More
2. A Beast, No More
January 17, 2018
When the family of a novice publicly bashes Eddie, he must choose between turning the other cheek and using Vera as a weapon to fire back. An old Meyerist ritual brings out repressed memories for Cal, and as much as he wants to forget, destiny, and Mary, won't let him. Sarah's faith crisis deepens when she meets a College Professor of Religion who challenges everything she's ever believed in.
The Beginning
1. The Beginning
January 17, 2018
Eddie is the new Guardian of the light, and with the help of his sleek new publicist Vera, Eddie removes security and opens up the doors of the movement; but when blood appears on the Compound, even his supporters will question his decision. After one of her blackmail victims commits suicide, Sarah seeks to be punished. For that she goes to Cal, who is living his own version of torture in Florida, along with Mary and his son Forest.
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Where to Watch The Path
The Path is available for streaming on the Hulu Originals website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Path on demand at Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    March 30, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (9,311)