True Love Never

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Critic Consensus: "True Love Never" provides some refreshingly quiet character moments, but fails to bring the big drama we've come to expect from Empire in season two.

Episode Info

Lucious explores the possibility of partnering with Jago as he maps out a plan to turn Empire into a global music monolith; at the same time, Andre struggles to find a balance between his newfound values and demanding career. Elsewhere, Hakeem molds Laura into a star; and Cookie pushes to get Lyon Dynasty involved in a major televised charity concert.

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Critic Reviews for True Love Never

I had high hopes that this season would prove to Empire's haters that the show had more to offer than just music and melodrama. After these last two episodes, I'm starting to lose faith that it does.

Nov 16, 2015 | Rating: 5/10 | Full Review…

Listen to Hakeem, Cookie! But just this once, because that kid usually has terrible ideas.

Mar 8, 2018 | Full Review…

I've been reluctant to flat out say the show is suffering from a sophomore slump, but I will say for the show's movement in select spaces, there's a lot of things lacking as opposed to its initial run.

Mar 29, 2018 | Full Review…

It wasn't just weird. It was boring. Be better, Empire.

Nov 13, 2015 | Full Review…

A nice calm before the storm like this was, I think, good for the characters and good for us viewers.

Nov 12, 2015 | Rating: 9.1/10 | Full Review…

For the past few weeks, Empire has really lost the plot.

Nov 12, 2015 | Full Review…

"True Love Never" doesn't have what you like about Empire, almost regardless of what that is.

Nov 12, 2015 | Rating: D | Full Review…

Empire is throwing everything at the wall this season, and it might have better results if it would let its characters breathe a little, and maybe enjoy the moment just a little bit.

Nov 12, 2015 | Full Review…

This week's episode was a little slower paced than usual, but there were the usual twists and turns that can shock the nation.

Nov 12, 2015 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

What is this I see before me? Complex-character moments? Continued storylines? Logical plot development?... This is what I want from Empire. It wasn't perfect, but hot damn, it was good.

Nov 12, 2015 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…