Barkskins S1 E1 Recap & After Show: New France

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Welcome to History. It’s not pretty, but it IS entertaining. Nat Geo’s series Barkskins (based on the book of the same name) is here to throw you headfirst into the frontier; and we’re here with the cast and creators to throw you headfirst into Barkskins. On the AFTERBUZZ TV BARKSKINS AFTER SHOW PODCAST, we’re bridge the gap between viewer and crew as we dive into the discussion every week with the latest episodes and featuring special guest insight. Subscribe and comment.

Episode Recap

Rene Sel and Charles Duquet arrives as indentured servants in New France in the late 1600s. They are purchased by Claude Trepagny who takes them to his cabin deep in the woods. Charles is not doing so well but connects a little with Mari over the spoiled ram secret they keep. Mr. Cooke appears to have some secret business with Lafarge, and Mathilde also seems to be involved. Hamish Goames with Yvon are on a mission to discover what happened to Mr Cross. Then Mother Sabrine, was a bit of a surprise being supportive of Melissande.
Hosts Kari Lane and Rachel Goodman are joined by Elwood Reid, the showrunner for Barkskins.

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