Sea Of DespairPrimal : Season 2 Episode 1
The episode picks up where it left off in Slave of the Scorpion, with Spear and Fang having watched Mira be taken away across the sea. Determined to save her, Spear begins frantically swimming in the boat's direction, but struggles to stay above the water's surface - eventually washing up back on the beach he started from.
Sea of DespairPrimal : Season 2 Episode 1
This victory is short-lived, however, as the raging tides batter them. Fang washes up on an entirely new beach, alone and unconscious. She becomes mobile quickly and frantically searches the beach for her friend, but to no avail. She roars in frustration and desperation, before the episode ends.
The first season premiered on October 8, 2019, with episodes from the first half of the season airing daily from the premiere date. An episode from the second half was shown during Adult Swim's April Fools' Day 2020 run. Adult Swim announced on their Twitter that the second half would start airing on October 4, 2020.
The first season of Primal was broadcast during Thanksgiving weekend on Adult Swim's Toonami programming block for the first time on November 29, 2020. The marathon commemorated the launch of the series on the HBO Max streaming service. The first season began a second run on the normal schedule of the Toonami block beginning on May 15, 2022. The second season encored on the block on July 24, 2022.
The first season was released on DVD and Blu-ray on June 1, 2021 by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. It was later released in France, the Netherlands and Belgium. The second season will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on April 25, 2023.
After the second season finale "Echoes of Eternity" aired on September 16, 2022, Genndy Tartakovsky confirmed that while Spear and Fang's story was officially concluded, he was formulating a third season for the series with a focus on new characters, intending for Primal to become an anthology series, inspired by the stand-alone second season episode "The Primal Theory". While no official release date has been announced, Tartakovsky said that he intends to develop the season after completing his work on New Line Cinema's Fixed.
Originally billed as a limited series, the first two seasons of Primal follow Spear, a caveman at "the dawn of evolution," and Fang, a tyrannosaur on the brink of extinction. Bonded by similar tragedy, the duo form an unlikely friendship that becomes their only mutual hope of survival in a violent, primordial world.
While Tartakovsky has previously experimented with stories light on dialogue in his previous shows, this series notably does not have any dialogue whatsoever, the only human vocalizations being animalistic grunts and yells (this changes in the second season, however, which introduces actual dialogue, although mostly in un-subtitled non-english). At the time of its debut, it was also notable for being one of the few adult animated dramas produced in the United States, and is currently the only one being produced for linear television as opposed to streaming.
Primal is one of the biggest, and most brutal, shows to ever make it to air thanks to Cartoon Network's Adult Swim and the first episodes of the second season are now available to watch on HBO Max. Following their midnight premiere on Cartoon Network, the latest episodes from Genndy Tartakovsky immediately take place after the first season finale and see Spear and Fang setting to sea in order to rescue the mysterious introduced in the previous finale, Mira.
The two first episodes of Primal Season two are "Sea of Despair" and "Shadow of Fate", with the first focusing on the caveman and his trusty T-Rex taking to the sea in an attempt to save the kidnapped Mira, and the second deciding to split the two best friends from one another as each face down a unique new challenge. Needless to say, these initial entries definitely manage to live up to the original adventures of Spear and Fang. While the first season had an almost anthology story structure, Tartakovsky has stated in the past that season two will focus on an overarching story as the prehistoric heroes attempt to save Mira from a fate yet unknown. 041b061a72