Scott Pilgrim Takes Off figures out the plot in Episode 3, “Ramona Rents A Video” and we’re recapping it on our podcast. Now that Ramona knows Scott is alive, it’s up to her to track down who kidnapped him — and why. This leads to a video store team-up with Kim Pine, and a showdown with Roxie Richter that gets surprisingly emotional. Meanwhile, Young Neil discovers his sleep paralysis demon, and everything you know about Gideon Graves is wrong.
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Scott Pilgrim Takes Off, Episode 3, “Ramona Rents A Video” Synopsis:
Motivated by a dream, Ramona follows a hunch and confides in a receptive Julie. At a video rental store, a tense run-in with Roxie fuels big feelings.
Scott Pilgrim Takes Off Synopsis:
Here’s the official synopsis for Netflix’s anime adaptation of the series.
Scott Pilgrim meets the girl of his dreams, Ramona Flowers, and discovers he must defeat her seven evil exes in order to date her. But this time, things get even more complicated. Based on the graphic novels by Bryan Lee O’Malley, SCOTT PILGRIM TAKES OFF revisits and reimagines the beloved cult classic, taking Ramona Flowers, her evil exes, Scott, and his friends off on a mysterious new action-packed journey to find love.
The anime series reunites the original film cast to reprise their roles, including Michael Cera (Scott Pilgrim), Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Ramona Flowers), Satya Bhabha (Matthew Patel), Kieran Culkin (Wallace Wells), Chris Evans (Lucas Lee), Anna Kendrick (Stacey Pilgrim), Brie Larson (Envy Adams), Alison Pill (Kim Pine), Aubrey Plaza (Julie Powers), Brandon Routh (Todd Ingram), Jason Schwartzman (Gideon Graves), Johnny Simmons (Young Neil), Mark Webber (Stephen Stills), Mae Whitman (Roxie Richter), and Ellen Wong (Knives Chau).
SCOTT PILGRIM TAKES OFF was created for television by executive producers and co-showrunners O’Malley and BenDavid Grabinski. The original film’s director, co-writer and producer Edgar Wright serves as executive producer alongside Marc Platt, Jared LeBoff, Adam Siegel, Michael Bacall and Eunyoung Choi. Award-winning animation house Science SARU (DEVILMAN CRYBABY, JAPAN SINKS, KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF EIZOUKEN), and UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group, produce for Netflix.