'The Leftovers' is not old parts of a feast, instead its a book written by Tom Perrotta. And last year HBO turned it into a tv show. The story opens 3 years after the 'Sudden Departure', where 140 million people around the world simply vanished. The audience follows the impact in the residents of the town of Mapleton, NY. Naturally we suspect that the townsfolk weren't all exactly normal before this mini-Armageddon began... and now here it is with even more oddness in S2.
And if you'd like to see more, here's HBO's recap of S1:
Keep those home fires burning, folks. Literally.
*also part of this week's Theme Thursday :)