Killjoys Recap: Bangarang

By Kitin Miranda | 1 year ago
Killjoys Recap: Bangarang

“Killjoys” Season 1 Episode 1 “Bangarang” aired on Friday, June 19, 2015, at 9:00 p.m. on SyFy. In this episode, after a tiring but successful mission, Killjoy or Reclamation Agent Dutch (Hannah John-Kamen) got pulled into helping out her partner, Killjoy or Reclamation Agent John Jaqobis (Aaron Ashmore) after he forged the booking of a kill warrant after discovering that the warrant was for his older brother. While finding a way to get D’Avin Jaqobis’ (Luke Macfarlane) warrant, they encounter a rival Killjoy, and someone from Dutch’s mysterious life reappears, much to her distress. Read on to learn more about this episode.

The episode opened in the Westerley Badlands, located within the Quad Planetary System in the J Star Cluster. A woman walking across the Westerley Badlands, and passed by a building, where, Johnny Jaqobis (Aaron Ashmore), a Killjoy or a Reclamation Agent, or in better terms, a bounty hunter, was being tortured for information regarding a missing ship. The woman, Dutch (Hannah John-Kamen) was caught by the guards, and Coren Jeers (Dmitry Chepovetsky), a big time smuggler, began to threaten Dutch so that Johnny would talk. However, Dutch whipped out her gun from under her skirt, freed her partner and captured their man.


At the Prisoner Intake Facility, after getting their reward, and after dropping their prisoner off, Johnny, who had been talking about hitting the bazaar at Leith for more “toys”, suddenly took his first few days off in six years after a Level Five Kill Warrant came out for a man named Kobee Andras.

After worrying about what Johnny was doing, Dutch went to Bellus Haardy (Nora McLellan). He knew both Johnny and Dutch well, and he was in touch with the Reclamation Apprehension Coalition or the R.A.C., the agency the two worked for. There, Dutch discovered that Johnny had used her name to book the warrant, and using Lucy (voiced by Tamsen McDonough), angrily tracked her partner down to a slave ship named Arcturus. She discovered that he was participating in a fight with Kobee Andras, who turned out to be his long-lost older brother, D’Avin Jaqobis (Luke Macfarlane). Dutch then tranquilized D’Avin so that she could claim him first as Fancy Lee (Sean Baek), a rival Killjoy, had gotten ready to target him.

Afterwards, D’Avin told them that he had no idea who wanted him did. He made it clear that he didn’t want his little brother’s help.

Back on Leith, after getting a scolding from Bellus, Bellus informed Dutch that the megacorp called The Company. Its presence  was currently getting stronger on Westerley due to rumors of a mining strike that might happen soon, had issued the warrant. Dutch then reassured Johnny that she had a new plan to save Johnny, especially as Fancy Lee had seen her take D’Avin alive- they would discover why The Company was really is Westerley, and trade whatever they wanted there for D’avin.

They then went to Old Town in Westerley, and met up with Alvis (Morgan Kelly)’ He is the leader of a church and a resistance movement who told them that a rogue Scarback Monk named Rolly Desh (Jason Jazrawy), who would be at a lawn blessing the next day on the planet Qresh. Later, Dutch discovered that D’Avin still had nightmares from his time as a soldier.

D’Avin and Dutch then attended the party, but before they could get to Rolly, D’Avin saved Dutch from being hit square on by a poisoned dart from Fancy Lee as the kill warrant had been transferred to her. As she hallucinated, she saw Khlyen (Rob Stewart),  the man who trained her to be a killer as a little girl, who healed her.

Inside, D’Avin shot Rolly and took his nose ring which had a data chip inside of it, and the two brothers found themselves outnumbered by the guards. Thankfully, Dutch came and got rid of them.

Later on, The Company cancelled their warrant on D’Avin, and Dutch was cleared of all charges, much to the annoyance of her superior.

That night, at Pree’s (Thom Allison) bar, D’Avin expressed his concern for his younger brother, as he didn’t really trust Dutch.


Meanwhile, back on the ship, Lucy, Dutch, much to her distress, discovered that Khlyen had left a red box on her bed. It was similar to the red boxes she was given as a child that usually held knives with which she would be taught how to become a killer.

And that was all for the recap on “Killjoys” Season 1 Episode 1 “Bangarang”. For more news, updates and recaps on “The Last Ship” and other television shows, keep on following Movie News Guide (MNG).

Catch “Killjoys” every Friday night at 9:00 p.m. on SyFy.

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