American Rust Episode 8: Release Date, Spoilers and a Recap of Episode7
Posted By: Shweta Khandal
Posted On: August 31, 2023
‘American Rust’ is a crime drama TV series that’s adapted from Philipp Meyer’s well-regarded novel from 2009, which has the same title.
The story revolves around Del Harris, the police chief in the town of Buell. When one of his former colleagues is murdered, he’s compelled to arrest Billy, the son of the woman he cares for deeply.
The murder and the ensuing investigation start to unravel the fabric of the Rust Belt town. At the same time, the town’s residents grapple with a declining local economy and the opioid crisis.
If you’re curious about what’s coming up in the next episode, we have the details you need.
In this article, we will guide everything you need to know about the “American Rust Episode 8” release date, cast, plot, and trailer.
American Rust Episode 8 Release Date
The eighth episode of ‘American Rust’ is scheduled to be released on October 31, 2021, at 10 p.m. Eastern Time on the Showtime channel. The first season of the series consists of nine episodes in total, airing every Sunday.
Where to Watch American Rust Episode 8 Online?
To watch ‘American Rust’ episode 8, viewers can tune in to Showtime at the mentioned date and time. Alternatively, the episode will be accessible on Showtime’s official website or app.
Accessing the episode on these platforms requires a paid subscription or activating a 30-day free trial.
The episode can also be viewed on platforms like YouTubeTV, SlingTV, FuboTV, Spectrum, and DirecTV. AppleTV subscribers can find the episode there. Canadian viewers can watch the episode on Crave.
American Rust Episode 8 Spoilers
In the upcoming penultimate episode, Episode 8 titled ‘St. Sebastian,’ Lee will make efforts to both free Billy from prison and protect Isaac from the authorities.
However, she’ll realize that balancing these two tasks is not easy. Billy might not initially listen to his mother, but he will eventually follow her guidance.
This situation gives Lee the power to make a life-changing decision for either her son or her brother.
At the same time, Harris, the police chief, will track down the drug dealer responsible for Trent’s death.
This pursuit will lead him to Bobby, who is still in hiding in a cabin within a West Virginian forest. Isaac, having had a traumatic experience on the road, might decide to come back home.
Additionally, Grace could potentially uncover the person behind the arson attack on her car.
American Rust Episode 7 Recap
In episode 7, titled ‘Blue Mountains,’ Billy faces challenges as he tries to adjust to life in prison. He’s forced to fight another new inmate, and after winning the fight, his situation starts to change.
Meanwhile, back in Buell, Grace discovers that Gelsey has hired someone to discourage workers from joining a union. Bobby’s drugs make their way to Buell, leading to a local football star buying some and overdosing.
Harris and Steve uncover that Jackson has been using deceased individuals’ names to bring fentanyl-based drugs into Buell.
While Steve suggests arresting the pharmacist, Harris believes they should first target the entire network, including Bobby.
Isaac’s past trauma from an encounter with a homophobic group resurfaces when he goes to a mall, and security starts monitoring him. Lee convinces Billy’s public defender to let her join the legal team.
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