By Aunomay Jan 24, 2024
Percy Jackson's TV adaptation enhances the original story with unique flashbacks.
Episode 7, "We Find Out the Truth, Sort Of," unveils a poignant Sally and Poseidon flashback.
Rick Riordan emphasizes the advantage of exploring events beyond Percy's perspective
Poseidon's arrival in the series brings depth to Sally's struggles in raising young Percy.
The flashback addresses the challenges of parenting a child with ADHD and demigod abilities.
Riordan draws parallels between the storyline and his personal experience with his son's learning differences.
Percy Jackson's origin as a story for an ADHD and dyslexic child underscores its empowering message.
Adult guest stars, like Lin-Manuel Miranda, contribute to the show's future and appeal to diverse audiences.
Riordan emphasizes the show's four-quadrant approach, appealing to various age groups.
"Percy Jackson and the Olympians" explores universal themes of coming of age, parenting, and self-discovery.
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