How to Get Away With Murder: Season 2 (2015 - 2016)


Season 2
How to Get Away With Murder

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Developing a stronger narrative this season, How to Get Away with Murder throws more improbable shocks and higher stakes into the mix, adding preposterous fuel to an addictive fire.

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Critic Ratings: 87

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User Ratings: 541

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Air date: Sep 24, 2015

Rebecca's disappearance has the students reeling in the Season 2 premiere, but only Annalise and Frank know that she was murdered, and they vow to find out who did it. Meanwhile, Annalise defends a brother and sister accused of killing their parents; and an old friend of Annalise's surprises her at home and teaches her an important lesson.

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Air date: Oct 1, 2015

Investigators come up with a shocking new charge against the wealthy siblings Annalise is representing. Meanwhile, Annalise endures a difficult cross-examination at Nate's preliminary hearing.

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Air date: Oct 8, 2015

A high-end sex club is investigated by the team when Annalise takes on a new client. Meanwhile, a new motive surfaces in the case against two wealthy siblings accused of killing their parents; and Wes finds an unexpected ally.

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Air date: Oct 15, 2015

A teen's body is found in the woods, and Annalise and her team are hired to represent a suspect in the case. Meanwhile, Asher discovers a surprising confession; and Wes uncovers new information about Rebecca's disappearance.

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Air date: Oct 22, 2015

Asher has more questions than answers when it comes to working for Annalise. Meanwhile, Frank deals with a matter that hits close to home; and Wes has a dangerous confrontation during his quest to learn more about Rebecca's disappearance.

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Air date: Oct 29, 2015

Annalise has a new client when she represents a transgender professor accused of killing her husband. Meanwhile, the Keating 5 discover a new suspect in the Hapstall case.

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Air date: Nov 5, 2015

Eve defends Nate when he's served for another murder charge. Meanwhile, Annalise and the team represent a client who allegedly made a person suicidal; and Bonnie discovers the gory details about what went on at Trotter Lake.

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Air date: Nov 12, 2015

Philip poses a major threat; Sinclair thinks she can finally gain the upper hand on Annalise; Caleb and Catherine make an important decision that could change their lives forever.

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Air date: Nov 19, 2015

Sinclair gets a big break in the Hapstall case, but it has calamitous results as details are learned about the night Annalise was shot—including the person who pulled the trigger.

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Air date: Feb 11, 2016

Annalise's road to recovery won't be easy as the Keating 5 deal with the aftermath of the night she was shot.

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Season 2 of this compelling, deceit-laced drama picks up just a week and a half after the end of the first season with the appearance of Eve (introducing Famke Janssen), who shares a close bond with Annalise (Viola Davis) going way back. Annalise is preoccupied with defending Caleb and Catherine Hapstall (Kendrick Sampson, Amy Okuda), a duo accused of torturing their adoptive parents to death. Wes (Alfred Enoch), meanwhile, desperately hunts for (dead) Rebecca (Katie Findlay), with her foster brother's help; at the same time, Connor (Jack Falahee) and Oliver (Conrad Ricamora) endlessly vie for each other's affections. Asher (Matt Mcgorry) has started depending heavily on A.D.A. Emily Sinclair (Sarah Burns) to keep his secret life under wraps. And, as the little seeds that were planted in the first season begin to surface, key figures are wiped out, cover-ups follow, and even Annalise herself seems like she will barely make it out alive. As the season draws to a close, Wes starts to look into his mother's suicide 10 years earlier, revealing some unshakable ghosts.

Cast & Crew

Alfred Enoch
Wes Gibbins
Matt McGorry
Asher Millstone
Aja Naomi King
Michaela Pratt
Liza Weil
Bonnie Winterbottom
Billy Brown
Detective Nate Lahey
Jack Falahee
Connor Walsh
Karla Souza
Laurel Castillo
Viola Davis
Professor Annalise Keating
Charlie Weber
Frank Delfino
Peter Nowalk
Executive Producer
Shonda Rhimes
Executive Producer
Betsy Beers
Executive Producer
Stephen Williams
Director
Erika Green Swafford
Writer
Rob Hardy
Director
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Critic Reviews for How to Get Away With Murder Season 2

All Critics (87) | Top Critics (1)

At this point, with Davis at the front, How to Get Away With Murder can get away with just about anything it wants.

Sep 25, 2015 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

I would not put it past How to Get Away with Murder, which has turned all other ABC show plot lines upside down on their heads and shown that nothing is impossible, to throw incest into an already haphazard mix.

Nov 9, 2015 | Rating: 9.0/10 | Full Review…

It's an even more tangled web than before, and I'm curious if Pete Nowalk and company will be able to continue to weave a coherent picture while maintaining the cuckoo bananas pace.

Sep 25, 2015 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for How to Get Away With Murder: Season 2

  • Feb 01, 2021
    More preposterous than S01, for sure. There's more jumping around the timeline, and more shouting at the TV too. Lol. It was a struggle at times to get to the end, but its addictiveness carries you through
  • Aug 18, 2020
    HTGAWM continues to surprise, thrill, and build up its narrative by setting up new murder cases in a single story without seeming repetitive.
  • Jun 16, 2020
    The sophomore season of the beloved law and murder drama, knows how to juggle with the prior events on the first season and mix them up, without overlapping with the current concerns our characters face.
  • May 08, 2019
    They need to change the name oc this show. Season 1 is how to get away with murder, really good law show. Season 2 is how to get away with porn on cable. Do you need 25 sex scenes in a 45 min show? They do probably only way they somehow got to 5 seasons
  • Sep 16, 2018
    I liked season one, but I couldn't make it through season 2. You have to really turn off judgement to accept the many bad decisions and and unlikely twists. Also, there isn't anybody remotely ethical left to cheer for.
  • Feb 07, 2018
    Already complicated and crisscrossing lies are getting even more complex, creating a sense of dread where the viewer is left wondering when everything will unravel and destroy the protagonists.
  • Nov 16, 2017
    Very interesting concept. The lead is an excellent actor the writing is interesting, however I stoped watching because it seemed like they had a lack of new good content to share so they threw in a lot of unnecessary graphic sex. (same sex)sex I'm not a prood I just don't think I'm the demigraphic they are marketing to. I also believe this was a good enough concept that it didn't need sex scenes at all. I'm not sure why that seems to be the go to when making a show these days..
  • Oct 22, 2017
    This season is better than the first with stronger writing. The whole cast continues to give stupendous performances but Viola Davis shines the most.
  • Mar 27, 2017
    Season 2 of HTGAWM is definitely the best season of HTGAWM compared to the 1st and 3rd season. It manages to lives up to its name. This season gives you a full package of drama and mind-blowing plot twist.
  • Mar 27, 2017
    This show is friggin awesome.

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