The primary season of For All Mankind, the science fiction alternate historical past present from Battlestar Galactica creator Ron D. Moore, is now accessible to stream freed from cost — no Apple TV Plus subscription required. The restricted time promotion coincides with the discharge of the present’s third season, which premiered on June tenth on Apple’s video streaming service.
Whereas Ted Lasso and Severance have arguably been the most important breakout TV present hits from Apple TV Plus, my colleague Alex Cranz would have everybody consider that For All Mankind is healthier than each. Right here’s how she lately described it:
[Warning: Season 1 spoilers ahead]
The present began as an nearly rote alternate historical past, the place the USSR beat the USA to the Moon, and in a bid for a Chilly Warfare PR win, the US opted to ship a lady to the moon to seek for water. After that second, the present embraces science fiction as a lot because it does alternate historical past. For each second pulled from an actual headline — and barely warped — there’s one other like, once more, warfare on the Moon or extensively adopted video chat in 1983.
It’s not clear how lengthy the present’s first season can be free to stream for, however we’ve contacted Apple for extra particulars.