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Kripke, who wrote the preliminary milk scene, isn’t any stranger to exploring the bizarre fetishes of those otherworldly Supes, so Starr’s enthusiasm was all he wanted to listen to. “And he was like, ‘I am method forward of you, man,'” Starr mentioned. “‘I’ve seen the dailies and also you get able to drink milk.'” Since then, milk has develop into an inseparable a part of Homelander’s character: It is an ideal, deranged metaphor for his eager for a real mom determine, a want that’s disturbingly wrapped-up in his want for a lover. It is also very humorous.

“It simply turned this little motif,” Starr mentioned. “And it is actually demented, which really in a bizarre method opened plenty of doorways into the character and into how bizarre we might go. After which we have actually exploited that solely in season 3. Season 3, it does not not consider.” Positive sufficient, the milk motif retains rising: Quickly he is ingesting it with the doppelganger Supe who’s pretending to be Stillwell, then he is ingesting it whereas hanging out together with his son, then he is milking a cow in season 3 … Homelander simply loves his milk, and who’re we to evaluate him for it?

This all, in fact, raises the query of what season 4 will convey us. Simply as The Deep’s octopus fetish escalated over the primary few seasons, there isn’t any doubt that Homelander’s obsession with milk will attain new heights the subsequent time round. In season 2, he is chugging a small bottle of milk. In season 3, he is chugging a complete pail. How a lot is he gonna drink in season 4? We’re unsure if we need to discover out. 

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