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Counterpart: Season 2 (2018)




Critic Consensus: Double the J.K. Simmons brings double the aplomb in the second season of Counterpart, which finds time to deliver relevant societal critiques while deepening its labyrinthine lore.


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Season Two finds Howard and his counterpart getting to live out these questions. With the Crossing closed and each of them stranded in the other's world, they have to adapt for survival. Howard Prime takes on his other's life: going to his job, living in his home...with his wife. Howard Alpha is locked in a mysterious black site known as Echo, cut off from everyone he knows. As a cold war escalates between worlds and deepens a fickle divide, both men find themselves growing increasingly like the other.


J.K. Simmons
as Howard Silk
Harry Lloyd
as Peter Quayle
Olivia Williams
as Emily Burton Silk
Stephen Rea
as Alexander Pope
Richard Schiff
as Roland Fancher
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Critic Reviews for Counterpart: Season 2

All Critics (18) | Top Critics (7)

An exacting performance by Simmons, again, goes a long way toward illustrating just how crucial clarity can be in the growing, changing realm of science fiction.

December 5, 2018 | Rating: B | Full Review…

[Nazanin] Boniadi's acting capabilities have been put on display in a way that should have heads turning and people talking in a big way... Counterpart is creating some of the most interesting and intriguing roles for women.

December 28, 2018 | Full Review…

God, I love this show.

December 13, 2018 | Full Review…

"Counterpart" is finely woven to the point where missing key beats can throw the whole thing off for you. It's a riveting mind game, expertly pulled off.

December 12, 2018 | Full Review…

Counterpart Season 2 gives Williams the same opportunity to explore the Emilys in great detail.

December 11, 2018 | Rating: 4.8/5 | Full Review…

Beyond its artfully chilly atmosphere and its surprisingly plausible and suspenseful narrative, the main attraction in Season 2 remains J.K. Simmons's crafty, quiet portrayal of the two spies.

December 13, 2018 | Full Review…

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