Catastrophe: Season 2 (2016)


Season 2

Critics Consensus

Catastrophe delivers a strong second season that deepens the drama while remaining spit-take funny.



Critic Ratings: 34


Audience Score

User Ratings: 286
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Air date: Apr 8, 2016
Air date: Apr 8, 2016
Air date: Apr 8, 2016
Air date: Apr 8, 2016
Air date: Apr 8, 2016
Air date: Apr 8, 2016

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In Season 2 of this comedy series, Sharon (Sharon Horgan) and Rob (Rob Delaney) are married and expecting another little bundle of joy. It is not all smooth sailing however when Sharon develops postpartum depression and Rob is on the receiving end of some unwanted sexual advances. Carrie Fisher and Jonathan Forbes also star.

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Critic Reviews for Catastrophe Season 2

All Critics (34) | Top Critics (16)

This is piss-in-your-pants, uproariously funny - the kind of funny that sets off booming guffaws, leaving your neighbours to wonder if you're having some kind of bizarre stroke.

Dec 14, 2016 | Full Review…
Top Critic

One of 2015's finest shows is now doubly so.

Oct 27, 2015 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

Ignorance, if possible, is the best way to enter Catastrophe's exceptionally funny second season.

Apr 12, 2016 | Full Review…

What keeps us rooting for the pair - and the show - is their reluctant, but undeniable, devotion to each other.

Apr 11, 2016 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Catastrophe is a thoroughly enjoyable comedy that brings vigor and charm to a familiar TV trope.

Apr 8, 2016 | Full Review…

Life may not be a bowl of cherries-but it's way more fun when you have someone to bitch about the rotten fruit to.

Apr 8, 2016 | Full Review…
Top Critic

It's hard to shame something that goes out of its way to be absurdly cheesy and to build a world where even the characters don't take themselves too seriously. The actors often look just seconds away from bursting out laughing.

Nov 13, 2017 | Full Review…

The comedy Catastrophe, meanwhile, is back for a second series, and it isn't just funny but offers characters you can truly care about, which is why it's so sublime.

Aug 30, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Catastrophe is kind of a wonder: a romantic comedy that's actually hysterically funny and navigates the clichés of the formula smartly.

Aug 24, 2017 | Full Review…

The excellent, if uncomfortable, new season picks up three years later, when Rob and Sharon are parents to two children and fully in the zone of marital struggle.

Aug 14, 2017 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Catastrophe: Season 2

  • Feb 12, 2018
    Really enjoyed this show - very clever.
  • Jun 22, 2017
    Always love these guys. So real, so relatable.
  • Jul 24, 2016
    Solid effort this time around. I am glad their not trying to do the 22 episode season - network approach. You get a time jump, your favourite characters & more than just a few laughs this time around. Another season ending cliffhanger though; they're confident season 3s being green lite and that I'm watching/recommending. Maybe they should have given us just a little more
  • Jun 28, 2016
    Genial low-key comedy with some surprisingly sharp moments.
  • Jun 05, 2016
    Great chemistry, writing and directing. Can't wait for season 3
  • May 31, 2016
    I really loved Season 1 and wanted to love this season just as much. After two episodes I decided that I hated every character in the show. The chemistry between husband and wife went from complicated and quirky in season 1 to simply dysfunctional and depressing in season 2. I am out.
  • May 19, 2016
    2nd season turned out being the usual cliché "mama-drama" serie After the first season I expected much more. Forgettable.
  • Apr 20, 2016
    More honest hilarity with more secondary character development.
  • Apr 12, 2016
    An even stronger sophomore series for the serialized Brit-American rom-com, that succeeds with its time-jump tactic. Picking up at a point when Sharon and Rob are settled into married life, the two leads continue to have their astounding chemistry carry the show's themes about relationships and parenthood. It also continues to be a show that isn't afraid to go there in terms of bawdy sexual humor (even for today's standards), but it handles its raunch with aplomb and hilarity. Ending the season on a rather infuriating cliff hanger though, let's hope series 3 gets here sooner than later.
  • Jan 04, 2016
    No as good as series 1, trying a little too hard for laughs.

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