The Last Man on Earth: Season 2 (2015 - 2016)

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Season 2
The Last Man on Earth

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Season two of The Last Man on Earth brings a change of venue and renewed focus on the chemistry between Forte and Schaal, and may win back some viewers who were turned off in season one.

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Critic Ratings: 14

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User Ratings: 276

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Episodes

Air date: Sep 27, 2015

Phil and Carol leave Tucson to take a road trip across the U.S. in the Season 2 premiere.

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Air date: Oct 4, 2015

Phil looks for Carol after they're separated without phones or walkie-talkies. Later, a mysterious message from California has him thinking about a new place to live.

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Air date: Oct 11, 2015

Carol tells a lie that puts her in an awkward position with the former Tucson crew in California.

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Air date: Oct 18, 2015

Phil finds redemption in an uncharacteristically heroic way.

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Air date: Oct 25, 2015

A big secret is revealed that is out of proportion with the world's small population.

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Air date: Nov 8, 2015

An apocalyptic power problem tests Tandy and Todd's mettle.

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Air date: Nov 15, 2015

The topic of re-population dominates the conversation among the survivors in Malibu.

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Air date: Nov 22, 2015

Phil No. 2 causes problems in the group and joins Tandy in the doghouse.

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Air date: Dec 6, 2015

The approach of Christmas gives Carol an idea to plan an anonymous gift exchange to get the others excited about the holiday season.

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Air date: Dec 13, 2015

Gail is under pressure to make the best of a bad situation; Melissa Todd have trouble in paradise.

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Season 2 of this comedy series picks up right after last season's finale, with Phil (Will Forte) and Carol (Kristen Schaal) striking out on their own after Phil is banned from Tucson by the rest of the group. However, when Phil realizes that Carol misses her friends, he decides to risk his safety and return to Tucson. Meanwhile, Phil's astronaut brother, Mike Miller (Jason Sudeikis), attempts to descend to Earth from outer space without human aid.

Cast & Crew

Will Forte
Phil Tandy Miller
Kristen Schaal
Carol Pilbasian
Boris Kodjoe
Phil Stacy Miller
Steven Pierce
Sports Anchor 1
Kyle Stivers
Sports Anchor 2
Will Forte
Executive Producer
Chris Miller
Executive Producer
Phil Lord
Executive Producer
Seth Cohen
Executive Producer
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Critic Reviews for The Last Man on Earth Season 2

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (7)

Surprisingly, there's a lot of creative mileage to be had from poking at the genre without totally upending it.

Sep 28, 2015 | Full Review…

Forte - either by design all along or in reaction to Season 1 responses - consciously injects what was missing from Season 1 into the first two episodes of Season 2, but he does so without upsetting an alluring, already-established tone and world.

Sep 24, 2015 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

No matter how grim the circumstances, people find a way to get through -- and these last people on earth (and in space) are about to once again prove that week after week with,... humor and heart.

Sep 13, 2018 | Full Review…

The show is often so clever that it should satisfy those who require only a morsel of heart (or none at all) in their entertainment.

Apr 12, 2016 | Full Review…

It's become warmer and more inviting without losing what made it special.

Sep 28, 2015 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

"Is There Anybody Out There?" very wisely returns to [its previous] mode, but with the added bonus of Phil having essentially turned Carol around to his ridiculous old way of living.

Sep 28, 2015 | Full Review…

Trimming the fat of the secondary cast and nonsensical humor is all this show needed.

Mar 10, 2020 | Full Review…

The show's original concept and the comedic sensibility of Forte, its series creator and star, give us confidence that the series will retain the funny, no matter which direction it ends up going.

Sep 28, 2015 | Full Review…

I can see this being a big turn off for a mainstream audience, but I love just how far they're going here with pushing the boundaries of a what you'd see in a half hour network sitcom.

Sep 28, 2015 | Rating: 8.8/10 | Full Review…

The Last Man on Earth Season 2 Episode 1 was a very successful season opener that leaned on the series' undisputed strength - the amazing chemistry between Will Forte and Kristen Schaal.

Sep 28, 2015 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

As long as The Last Man on Earth keeps this level of storytelling up for the rest of the season, I will have no complaints.

Sep 28, 2015 | Rating: 8.5/10 | Full Review…

The Last Man on Earth returns with the same winning ingredients, and maybe a little added depth to its margarita pool of post-apocalypse farce.

Sep 24, 2015 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Last Man on Earth: Season 2

  • May 19, 2018
    that mike plot twist was sooo. good
  • Aug 08, 2017
    An often improved sophomore year for the series (give-or-take some stretches in the middle), that succeeds at being as surprising as it is hilarious. Instead of falling into the pitfall of continuing to have Will Forte's slacker protagonist be unlikable, his character gets a believable re-haul this year and miraculously comes off as sympathetic. In fact, it may even further shock viewers to find that the rest of the characters do some rather amoral things to each other this season, but it causes for more dynamic storylines. Hell, the show even makes great use of being on network TV by finding ways to subvert the ridiculous FCC limitations (apparently there can be now thrusting during sex scenes) by always finding a way to make it part of the series awkward/wacky sense of humor. One of TV's sharpest and most imaginative comedies, and for my money it's a better time in the post-apocalypse than The Walking Dead could ever hope to be.
  • Jun 30, 2017
    Einfach großartige Comedy!
  • Apr 10, 2017
    I really want to like this show. Will Forte is hilarious. I can feel his humor throughout the show, but it really only works for him. When he, and the writers, choose to ascribe hypocritical or egotistical desires to other characters, it actually infuriates me.
  • Jan 22, 2017
    Interests declined as the season progressed bt captured my attention again as the season came to a end
  • Nov 25, 2016
    Another amazing season by last man on earth!
  • Nov 14, 2016
    Absolutely The Worst Show On Sunday Nights! Horrible writing!
  • Jul 18, 2016
    I don't know why the hell am I still watching this show :/
  • May 29, 2016
    Feels like the show is losing it touch in just its second season.
  • May 24, 2016
    Good, consistant plot throughout. Kind of annoying though.

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