The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey: Limited Series

The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey: Limited Series

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Samuel L. Jackson stars alongside BAFTA nominee Dominique Fishback (Judas and the Black Messiah) for this limited series adaptation of best-selling author Walter Mosley's story of a dementia-riddled man forgotten by his family and the orphaned teenager assigned to care for him.

2022Rating: 16USA
Drama

Streaming (1 Provider)

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

Reggie

Ptolemy Grey’s memory is getting worse. After learning his grand-nephew... More is no longer there for him, Ptolemy’s niece assigns him a new caretaker.

EPISODE 1.2

Robyn

Kicked out by Niecie, Robyn moves in with Ptolemy and... More accompanies him to a doctor’s appointment for an experimental treatment.

EPISODE 1.3

Sensia

Ptolemy begins treatment to restore his memories, drifting in and... More out of fever dreams about his life as Robyn keeps vigil at his side.

EPISODE 1.4

Coydog

After unearthing a long-forgotten treasure, Ptolemy makes a plan. Later,... More he meets with a friend of Reggie’s and learns revelatory details.

EPISODE 1.5

Nina

Ptolemy looks to his longtime friend and lawyer to help... More protect Robyn. A family gathering in Reggie’s honor brings both healing and confrontation.

EPISODE 1.6

Ptolemy

Ptolemy must settle all scores and make peace with his... More past—before he loses his memories once and for all. Series finale.

The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey: Limited Series | Reviews

87%39 reviews

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Performances by Samuel L. Jackson and Dominique Fishback are the saving grace for a series that wears its heart on its sleeve and is emotionally manipulative enough that one can’t help but be sympathetic to it.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

This is Samuel L. Jackson giving it his all with a complex, emotional, deeply personal role.

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Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune

See it for Jackson and Fishback, in particular, and for what they can accomplish when plot takes a back seat to character.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

The series starts strong but its main character only grows thinner as the story progresses.

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Financial Times

Financial Times

Samuel L Jackson steals the show...

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Decider

Decider

It’s a subtle archetypal shift that proves once again that Jackson is one of the greatest actors of our time.

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The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey: Limited Series | Release Details

The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey: Limited Series is available to stream in New Zealand now on Apple TV+.