Prime Video's The Power, based on the bestseller by Naomi Alderman, is officially at an end with the final episode available to view now.

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The epic sci-fi series, starring John Leguizamo, Toni Collette and Eddie Marsan, sees the world disrupted overnight as teenage girls suddenly develop the ability to spark electricity from their fingertips.

However, not everyone is happy about the new power imbalance between the sexes - and the world quickly descends into chaos.

While adapting a rich novel is never easy, the series has received rave reviews. The cast also spoke to RadioTimes.com about what to expect, with Marsan praising Alderman's writing.

He said: "Really, I think Naomi's a bit of a genius. There's a real trojan horse element to The Power because you think it's about women gaining power, but it's not. It's an exploration of power and how it can be used for good or evil."

Here's everything you need to know about the release schedule for The Power and when episode 9, the finale episode, is available on Prime Video.

When is episode 9 of The Power released on Prime Video?

Episode 9 of The Power, titled The Shape of Power, is out now, after being released on Friday 12th May 2023.

That means the full season is now available to view, with the series following characters like Collette's Margot Cleary, Ria Zmitrowicz's Roxy Monke, Halle Bush's Allie Montgomery, and Toheeb Jimoh's Tunde Ojo.

The Power release schedule

The full release schedule for The Power is below. While the first three episodes of the series dropped on Prime Video at once, the remaining episodes are being released weekly, with the season concluding on Friday 12th May.

  • Episode 1 - A Better Future Is in Your Hands - Friday 31st March 2023 (out now)
  • Episode 2 - The World Is on F**king Fire - Friday 31st March 2023 (out now)
  • Episode 3 - A New Organ - Friday 31st March 2023 (out now)
  • Episode 4 - The Day of the Girls - Friday 7th April 2023 (out now)
  • Episode 5 - Scarlet Minnow - Friday 14th April 2023 (out now)
  • Episode 6 - Sparklefingers - Friday 21st April 2023 (out now)
  • Episode 7 - Baptism - Friday 28th April 2023 (out now)
  • Episode 8 - Just a Girl - Friday 5th May 2023 (out now)
  • Episode 9 - The Shape of Power - Friday 12th May 2023 (out now)
Halle Bush as Allie in The Power
Halle Bush as Allie in The Power Prime Video

How many episodes of The Power are there?

There are nine episodes total in The Power.

Whether there will be a season 2 of the show remains to be seen. It hasn't been green-lit just yet but, when speaking to RadioTimes.com, the cast made it clear they're very up for it.

"I think it's only just begun," Collette, who plays Mayor Margot Cleary, said, while Leguizamo, who plays her husband Rob Lopez, added: "The book is a great springboard because where you can go with it is amazing, what power does to people, how people react to it, there's a whole place to go. I don't want to give anything away!"

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Ria Zmitrowicz, who plays the fierce Roxy Monke, also said: "I just think it's such a rich tapestry of themes and ideas. I would love to do another series if we got offered it, yeah."

John Leguizamo in The Power
John Leguizamo in The Power Prime Video

Meanwhile, Marsan, who plays her father, crime boss Eddie Monke, pointed out the importance of the story and how it tackles toxic masculinity, arguing that it's essential for the show to continue.

"Men already have physical dominance over women, they're already physically stronger," he explained. "And the thing I found most fascinating about when you reverse it, is men's reaction to it, they get so scared of it and so worried."

The Power trailer

A trailer for The Power was released in February, with the clip teasing the chaos to come.

Watch it below:

You can catch The Power on Prime Video. Try Amazon Prime Video for free for 30 days. Meanwhile, The Power book is available to buy if you want to read ahead.

Check out more of our Sci-fi coverage or visit our TV Guide and Streaming Guide to find out what's on.

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