Behind the Scenes Look at Apple TV+ Show 'Servant' Explores How Food is Used to Convey Emotion

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"Servant," an Apple TV+ thriller produced and directed by M. Night Shyamalan, uses food to evoke a visceral reaction from viewers.

In a new video shared on Apple's Apple TV YouTube channel, Shyamalan and show creator Tony Basgallop talk about the importance of food in the show and how food conveys emotion.


"Servant" uses a professional chef on the set to prepare food for each scene where food is employed. Toby Kebbell, who plays Sean in the series, is also involved in the cooking.

"Servant" just wrapped up its first season, which consisted of 10 episodes. The show has been renewed for a second season, and the second season will presumably premiere late in 2020.

Top Rated Comments

Jakewilk Avatar
13 months ago
Servant is quietly the best made apple TV+ show in terms of cinematography
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Scooby_Snacks Avatar
13 months ago
I'll admit that Servant is a bit slow, not a lot happened in Season 1, but the focus on the food creation process, the cinematographic love-letter to that old Philadelphia mansion and that orgasm-worthy wine cellar (as well as the coke-addled Julian played brilliantly by Rupert Grint) has made it one of my favourite new shows. Assuming things pick up where they left off, season 2 should be a great ride!
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
diggy33 Avatar
13 months ago


The food they served the guests in the season finale had a special ingredient that looked very appetizing.

Its a family recipe
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TomaxXamot Avatar
13 months ago
The food they served the guests in the season finale had a special ingredient that looked very appetizing.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jimthing Avatar
13 months ago


Its a family recipe

Hahahahahhaahahahahah!

("And the Oscar for best forum post of the year, goes to...)
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
JCCL Avatar
13 months ago
Vastly underrated show, started it yesterday. Slow pace, but so far very well done.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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