New Amsterdam: Season 2 (2019 - 2020)

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Air date: Sep 24, 2019

The Season 2 premiere: Max works to find a new normal three months after the catastrophic accident and the birth of his daughter. Kapoor grapples with the stigmas of aging, and Iggy has a successful day that inspires a life-changing idea. Meanwhile, Reynolds deals with an unreliable new intern.

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Air date: Oct 1, 2019

Max invokes a hospital-wide census in effort to get to know the staff of New Amsterdam on a deeper level. Reynolds takes a leap of faith that lands him in hot water, and Dr. Castro extends her treatment plan to more patients in the hospital.

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Air date: Oct 8, 2019

Max takes a chance on a new assistant and goes toe to toe with the board on a new plan. Meanwhile, Iggy struggles to figure out what is causing a unit-wide illness and Kapoor receives some shocking news.

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Air date: Oct 15, 2019

Iggy and Kapoor take on the city after they discover a patient might have lead poisoning. Meanwhile, Max's unsolicited attempts to help a patient backfires.

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Air date: Oct 22, 2019

When Sharpe has a case that hits close to home, she and Max team up to make things right for the patient. Meanwhile, Iggy and Bloom are forced to make a tough call on a unique situation.

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Air date: Oct 29, 2019

When a group of women on a retreat end up in the ED, Max gets some troubling information that could put a patient in jeopardy. Meanwhile, Sharpe and Kapoor work together to mend fences between two feuding sisters.

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Air date: Nov 5, 2019

When Kapoor introduces a patient to Iggy's PTSD group, a creative treatment plan causes turmoil. Meanwhile, Sharpe discovers a long-kept secret regarding a patient that leads to trouble for Max and the board.

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Air date: Nov 12, 2019

Sharpe lands in hot water when she goes out on a limb for a patient. Meanwhile, Max's grief comes to a head, and Bloom takes a major step in her recovery.

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Air date: Nov 19, 2019

An inmate comes in with an entirely preventable illness, so Max, Sharpe, and Iggy head directly to the source - Rikers Island.

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Air date: Jan 14, 2020

With the hospital on lockdown after the patients from Rikers escape from their beds, Helen and Max find themselves in a situation that could cost them their lives. Meanwhile, Bloom must put aside her pain to help a patient in need, and Iggy is forced to come to terms with the issues in his marriage.

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Cast & Crew

Tyler Labine
Dr. Iggy Frome
Freema Agyeman
Dr. Helen Sharpe
Ryan Eggold
Dr. Max Goodwin
Jocko Sims
Dr. Floyd Reynolds
Anupam Kher
Dr. Vijay Kapoor
Janet Montgomery
Dr. Lauren Bloom
Alejandro Hernández
ED Nurse Casey Acosta
Ana Villafañe
Dr. Valentina Castro
Debra Monk
Chairwoman Karen Brantley
Ian Duff
Michael Duke
Margot Bingham
Evie Garrison
JJ Feild
Dr. Zach Ligon
Em Grosland
ED Nurse Brunstetter
Lisa O'Hare
Georgia Goodwin
Alison Luff
Alice Healy
Emma Ramos
Nurse Mariana
Kim Ramirez
Anesthesiologist Alicia Smith
Mike Doyle
Martin McIntyre
David Schulner
Executive Producer
Peter Horton
Executive Producer
Kate Dennis
Executive Producer
Eric Manheimer
Executive Producer
Aaron Ginsburg
Writer
David Foster
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Y. Shireen Razack
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Erika Green Swafford
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Jiréh Breon Holder
Writer
Laura Valdivia
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Critic Reviews for New Amsterdam Season 2

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A good episode of TV, but the most tension comes within the last 10 minutes.

Oct 7, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

New Amsterdam makes a bold statement about handling and processing grief through trauma, while taking time to focus a bit more on secondary characters.

Oct 8, 2019 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

The premiere pulled all the stops trying to give us misdirects and feeding us bits and pieces about what happened in the aftermath of New Amsterdam Season 1 Episode 22's accident.

Sep 25, 2019 | Rating: 3.9/5.0 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for New Amsterdam: Season 2

  • Apr 28, 2021
    Though the show felt a tad bit lackluster and overcrowded in its first season, it finally felt like it was slowing down a bit, and being more appreciative of the heart of the narrative. However, it still falls short in many areas.
  • Mar 01, 2021
    Even better than the last one. You can feel the show runners and the cast have found their rhythm and style. You feel great, wholesome, then you want to scream at the world, then sorrow is to strong, then you're full of wonder, then you're plotting a revolution...all in one episode. Just watch it.
  • Mar 03, 2020
    I've enjoyed New Amsterdam up until Season 2 Episode 15. The episode felt hallow, despite some of the serious topics it covered. The worst part of the episode for me however, was the couples therapy session. I'm alright with the outcome, but I am not alright with how it got there. I felt like it was a Beauty and the Beast thing, telling the woman to shove her feelings down and just merry The Beast. Oh sure, the guy wasn't a jerk as far as we know, but she was disgusted by him, she said so several times, and instead of asking why she was disgusted by him, instead of dealing with the root issue, the doctor (and her fiance) basically convinced her to, "Get over it." - Get over your feelings of disgust woman, the man says he loves you, and you once loved him. Your feelings of disgust are not valid. Your feelings changed, and that's not right, you have to love this man back because he clearly loves you and that's all that matters. Your feelings of disgust, or grossness, we're not going to talk about them, we're going to assume your reason why, and we're also going to tell you that the reason we assume, and whatever reason you have, is invalid. All that matters is that the man loves you, and you once loved him, so get over your disgust with him, get over that gross feeling, and marry that man because it's what is expected of you by the man, by your two families, and clearly by the doctor, who I respected as a character until this episode. Other parts of the episode felt flat as well. It felt like it was trying to play along with the rest of the episodes, but was missing the notes. It's like it was hitting the beats, but the it wasn't harmonizing, it was trying too hard and coming off as artificial or forced, to me. The whole S2 E15 was a disaster IMO, but that couples therapy was the worst.
  • Feb 19, 2020
    it was good ... not the best ... but I do love the series
  • Feb 13, 2020
    New Amsterdam remains a fairly entertaining medical drama.
  • Jan 22, 2020
    It was a great show to watch.
  • Dec 19, 2019
    I loved Season 1, the cast was great and the stories, though predictable and sometimes schmaltzy, were inspiring and hopeful. Season 2, however, has gone completely off the rails. I have never seen a show go downhill so fast. First, they killed Max's wife (the only character who made him bearable) instead of exploring a loving yet conflicted marriage through its ups and downs (a rarity in tv). Second, the characters are all acting out of character and, frankly, I don't like them anymore. Third, the stories have become ridiculous, stale, and unimaginative. The original premise of challenging the healthcare system and focusing on the patients is skimmed over as briefly as possible in favor of the melodrama of the doctors' personal lives. Their focus on the exploration of grief is unsatisfying, consisting mainly of brooding and moping, with little to no self-reflection involved on the part of the bereaved. What has happened to my formerly favorite tv show? It's sad that they chose to go this direction and that a very good ensemble cast is given this material to work with every week.
  • Dec 09, 2019
    They really need to tone down the drum music in each episode. It's distracting, annoying, and unnecessary.
  • Dec 05, 2019
    Do not leave another show on a cliffhanger! This is a really good show. KEEP IT GOING!!!!
  • Nov 11, 2019
    The first season was ok...but the second is unbelievably bad. All character relationships are gone. Seeing his dead wife is just to much.

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