If you believe God created the world, and God is good, then why does evil exist? To find out, Morgan Freeman comes face to face with a serial killer in a maximum-security penitentiary and witnesses an exorcism in India. In Egypt, he learns about the belief that souls were weighed for the afterlife, and in California he learns about Zoroastrianism, one of the planet's oldest faiths.
|Episode Title:||Why Does Evil Exist?|
|Airs:||2016-05-01 at 20:00|
The show's two halves--world mythologies about the afterlife and Freeman's own charming persona--mesh remarkably well. [1/8 Apr 2016, p.100]Entertainment Weekly Full Review
By casting such a wide net, viewers may leave feeling they know a little about a lot.The Hollywood Reporter Full Review
Earnest but unlikely to change many hearts or minds, the project rather blandly leverages its celebrity quotient to milk six episodes out of the great mysteries.Variety Full Review
There’s a kind of joke built into the series, which makes effective use of his sonorous voice and easy-but-earnest style. Unfortunately, Mr. Freeman is also saddled with dialogue that may cause some to lose their faith.Wall Street Journal Full Review