He had it screened by Fr. Len Plazewski, director of vocations for the Diocese of St. Petersburg.
What does the priest think of NBC's alternate-history scifi retelling of the Old Testament story of David and Goliath?
“It’s very faithful to the story without being slavishly tied to it,” the priest said of Kings, which features former Deadwood star Ian McShane as King Silas Benjamin and newcomer Chris Egan as David Shepherd. “They’ve put it into this context which anyone can relate to – whether they know the story as well as I do, or if they only know David and Goliath.”
Tony Cartledge is unenchanted.
You can watch the two-hour, opening episode on Hulu.