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 "Chapter 2" dials back the overall nuttiness of the pilot, it ramps up the mysteries.

July 20, 2018 | Full Review…

Sure, the storytelling is more or less coherent and linear in comparison to the first episode.

June 19, 2018 | Full Review…

After the often-frenetic pace of last week's premiere, with its flashbacks, dream sequences and literal fireworks, "Legion" slows down in its second episode, if only just a little.

December 12, 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…

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