Legion - Season 1, Episode 2 - Rotten Tomatoes

Chapter 2



Critic Consensus: Shifting in tone from the visually arresting and uninhibited premiere, "Chapter 2" slows things down a bit by establishing pieces of David's story and the rules of his universe.

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David reflects on his past with the help of new friends.


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This week, the odd element has begun to feel familiar, as traces of pop culture recognition have begun to seep in.

February 22, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

It has a subtly detailed and referential pop-art aesthetic. Which is what makes the moments where it falters, including every time Stevens talks or looks at something, all the more embarrassing and confounding.

February 21, 2017 | Full Review…

While this second episode was certainly a more focused story, we still got plenty of disturbing and jumbled peaks into David's past, which I suspect will serve as the backbone for the show's best moments.

February 22, 2017 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

The tone of this one is much different than the wild, visually stunning Legion Season 1 Episode 1 premiere, but it's just as trippy in it's own way.

February 22, 2017 | Rating: 4.8/5 | Full Review…

Overall, though, "Chapter 2" felt more necessary than inspired, moving forward the story - including David's sister Amy being taken captive by the Eye and his goons - and establishing various rules so that we'll better understand when they get broken.

February 22, 2017 | Full Review…

Last week's premiere Legion episode seriously broke our brains in the best way possible, but it also left us with a lot of unanswered questions. Luckily, tonight's regular-length episode hit the ground running with a few interesting answers.

February 22, 2017 | Full Review…

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