The Good Lord Bird is filled with terrific lines, brought to life by the sober-but-never-boring line reading of Joshua Caleb Johnson, who plays Onion, the series’ narrator.
The exchange is illustrative of the levity that holds The Gold Lord Bird together through tragedy and violence.
Desperate to learn what’s happened to Bob, Onion cuts a deal with a woman in the pen.
Besides its clever humor, The Good Lord Bird maintains its wirewalking tone with expert music supervision.
In The Good Lord Bird, he’s practically a prophet.