Published On: Thu, Apr 14th, 2022

Just How Popular Is ‘Our Flag Means Death’ Right Now?

Rhys Darby as Stede Bonnet and Taika Waititi as Blackbeard share a moment in 'Our Flag Means Death'

The little pirate show that could sails on toward the TV history books. Our Flag Means Death, HBO Max’s wildly popular romcom starring Taika Waititi and Rhys Darby, has actually managed to increase its share of audience demand more than two weeks after the first-season finale. Combine this feat with a frenzy of support and an outpouring of fan art and activity, and what’s happening with Our Flag Means Death feels unprecedented in all my long years of screen-gazing.

OFMD showrunner and creator David Jenkins tweeted out the latest stats, thanking dedicated viewers—or, as he put it, “crew”—for making this happen.

The Mary Sue

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