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Strange Angel

Strange Angel is inspired by the real life story of Jack Parsons and explores the dramatic intersection between genius and madness, science and science fiction.
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  1. 1. Augurs of Spring
    June 14, 2018
    In 1930s Los Angeles. Jack Parsons works as a janitor at a chemical factory by day, but, by night, he nurses a secret ambition: to build rockets that will take mankind to the moon. The pressures of his double life are further complicated when Jack and his wife Susan are confronted by a mysterious new neighbor, Ernest Donovan, who appears to be leading a double life of his own.
  2. 2. Ritual of Abduction
    June 22, 2018
    After Professor Mesulam gives his blessing to the project, Jack and Richard set off to create Caltech's first ever rocketry team.
  3. 3. Ritual of the Rival Tribes
    June 28, 2018
    Feeling the pressure to succeed and provide Susan with the life he promised, Jack urges the rocketry team to take a risk and start testing their experiments at full volume.
  4. 4. The Sage
    July 5, 2018
    Jack's expert witness testimony at a high profile trial thrusts the rocketry team into the spotlight and helps land them a coveted invitation to The Athenaeum. Meanwhile, Virgil drops off Susan's rebellious teenage sister, for a disruptive weekend stay, and Ernest's wife makes a surprise return.
  5. 5. Dance of the Earth
    July 12, 2018
    The team finalizes their prototype but, in a role reversal, Richard has confidence in the design while Jack doubts it will work.
  6. 6. The Mystic Circle of Young Girls
    July 19, 2018
    A secret return visit to the Agape Lodge leaves Jack wanting more, inspiring him to explore new sexual boundaries at home with Susan, despite her misgivings.
  7. 7. Glorification of the Chosen One
    July 26, 2018
    While Richard and the rocketry team abandon the Suicide Club for more conventional pursuits, Jack delves deeper into the world of Thelema and Sex Magick as a means to convince General Braxton that reaching the moon isn't just comic book fantasy. Susan's concerns about Jack grow after she researches Aleister Crowley and confronts Maggie with the mysterious truths behind this cult religion.
  8. 8. Evocation of the Elders
    August 2, 2018
    Richard flies solo to Washington D.C. to present the team's proposal at the Department of War.
  9. 9. Sacrament of the Ancestors
    August 9, 2018
    Susan realizes Thelema might be the key to understanding her own psychological wounds.
  10. 10. The Sacrificial Dance
    August 16, 2018
    When Jack receives a letter from Aleister Crowley, inviting him to ascend to the next degree, the Parsons must decide if Thelema is what they both want for their future.

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  1. Bonus: Strange Angel - First Look Trailer
    May 1, 2018
    Watch the first look trailer of Strange Angel, a drama series created by Mark Heyman (Black Swan, The Skeleton Twins) and based on George Pendle's book of the same name, is inspired by the real life story of Jack Parsons and explores the dramatic intersection between genius and madness, science, and science fiction. 2018 CBS Interactive, Inc. All rights reserved.

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16+ Young Adults. Learn more