Resurrection: Season 2 (2014 - 2015)



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Air date: Sep 28, 2014
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Air date: Nov 2, 2014
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Air date: Nov 30, 2014
Air date: Dec 7, 2014
Air date: Jan 4, 2015
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Season 2 of this supernatural drama continues to follow the residents of Arcadia, Mo., as their neighbors and loved ones return from the dead and attempt to rejoin the community. Most of the "Returned" have been detained in a government facility and are beginning to contract a mysterious virus. It's up to Marty Bellamy (Omar Epps) and Dr. Maggie Langston (Devin Kelley) to protect them from the strange illness and the "True Living," a group that has formed to oppose those that have come back to life. As Marty and Maggie work to keep their community safe, dark secrets surrounding the town's past are revealed that could hold answers to the unusual phenomenon. Meanwhile, Maggie's grandmother, Margaret Langston (Michelle Fairley), returns to Arcadia; Rachael (Kathleen Munroe) and her pregnancy complicate the relationship between Tom (Mark Hildreth) and Janine (Lori Beth Sikes); and discoveries are made about the Langston family's history.


Omar Epps
as J. Martin Bellamy
Frances Fisher
as Lucille Langston
Kurtwood Smith
as Henry Langston
Matt Craven
as Fred Langston
Devin Kelley
as Maggie Langston
Mark Hildreth
as Pastor Tom Hale
Samaire Armstrong
as Elaine Richards
Landon Gimenez
as Jacob Langston
Michelle Fairley
as Margaret Langston
Sam Hazeldine
as Caleb Richards
Donna Murphy
as The Elegant Woman
Nadej Bailey
as Jenny Thompson
Jim Parrack
as Preacher James
Chris Berry
as Deputy Carl
Christopher Berry
as Deputy Carl
Travis Young
as Ray Richards
Michael Tourek
as Randy/Cauliflower Ear
Glenn Fleshler
as Mikey Enders
Faye Foley
as Young Margaret
Kyle Secor
as Brian Addison
Jwaundace Candece
as Mom Thompson
T.J. Linnard
as Michael Kirk
Tamlyn Tomita
as Toni Willis
Bailey Anne Borders
as 17-year-old Margaret
Shawn Shepard
as Dad Thompson
Lars Gerhard
as The Angry Man
Assaf Cohen
as Dr. Courtelis
Tom Hillmann
as Principal Hayes
Elizabeth Ludlow
as Miss Cannon
Sandra Lafferty
as Mrs. Henderson
Zach Sale
as Mitchell Hirsch
Taplin Saulas
as Young Elegant Woman
as Woman 2
Al Mitchell
as Bottomless Joe
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Critic Reviews for Resurrection Season 2

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (1)

Just when I though we had some answers and Resurrection might start wrapping things up, they throw another plot on the fire. Thanks but no thanks.

Mar 28, 2019 | Full Review…

Not only expands on the mystery and intrigue of Season One without alienating viewers hungry for answers, but seamlessly introduces new plotlines and threads.

Mar 28, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The returned have become a rather adequate metaphor for minorities fighting for civil rights.

May 14, 2015 | Full Review…

Even though Bellamy uncovers a number of unsettling answers throughout the hour, Sunday's episode left behind even more troubling questions.

Sep 29, 2014 | Full Review…

As ever, this was an intriguing episode that raised as many questions as it answered, but in a good way. "Resurrection" sort of plays like an oddball mix of elements of Lost, Under the Dome and a more intellectual take on zombie flicks/shows.

Sep 29, 2014 | Full Review…

Resurrection kicked off its sophomore run in disappointing fashion.

Sep 29, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

[It] gradually spiraled out of control and now returns seemingly desperate to hit the reset button. Yet the latest contortions don't work, suggesting this is one of those concepts tailor-made to a limited series.

Sep 26, 2014 | Full Review…
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Audience Reviews for Resurrection: Season 2

Season two was not as decent as season one. Most of the episodes were plain filler and the characters were becoming unlikable.

When "Resurrection" premiered in the spring of 2014, it was a show that harbored so much progress. It was a great mystery, with real emotional kick (dead relatives coming back from the grave). Sadly, after intriguing viewers throughout that first season, in this second campaign the show descends into a mess unfulfilled plotlines and messy character introductions. (CAUTION: some minor spoilers ahead) The main problem with this show in this season is that it is always moving "sideways" rather than "forward". The core of the show should be about "The Returned" and how/why they are coming back. Those questions are ultimately never really answered, and now that the show is almost surely to be cancelled, what a disappointment it is to have a show with so much potential never realize any of it. "Resurrection" in its second season took almost the exact same path as a contemporary, "Under The Dome". Both shows started off with a great kernel of a story/idea, but both shows also wasted that kernel by not exploring it enough. I stopped watching "Dome" just an episode into its second season (when I knew it was just screwing around again), and although I watched this whole effort from "Resurrection", the result was a similar conclusion. The really sad thing, of course, is that there is (was) so much interesting material in this show just waiting to be explored. Agent Bellamy (Omar Epps) and Maggie (Devin Kelley) have great chemistry as the "leads", while the other members of the Langston family are just interesting enough to make you care about what is happening to them. In this second season, there are even more potentially interesting threads added, such as: -Margaret Langston (Michelle Fairely) playing the matriarch of all matriarch's. Her backstory/history could have been oh so interesting...if anything ever made sense out of it. -Pastor Tom (Mark Hildreth) and Rachael (Kathleen Munroe) and the baby between them. Does the baby have some significance to the Returned? If only we knew... -A mysterious Preacher (Jim Parrack) who claims to be able to revive the Returned. Interesting adding religion into the equation again...but only because that angle was so botched with Pastor Tom. So, basically, all the characters/plots on this show had great promise at some point, but it never comes together to form that cohesive narrative. It's almost like the writers were trying to make this second season episodic (new plot every week) when the show structure screams "short-run serial". I'm guessing what happened is that after its initial whirlwind success, the network didn't want to send an end-date right away. As such, the writers scrambled to come up with ideas, the overall quality dropped off, and the viewers did likewise (after the second season premiere, ratings dropped like a brick). I'll always remember "Resurrection" for its fascinating premise, but it will also be equally remembered for utterly failing to capture that opportunity. Even if it does somehow manage to come back for a third effort, I don't think I would return (pardon the pun) to see what it cooks up next.

I really liked this program, and not sure if it is coming back-I hope so! I want to know what happens.

I like this show and have from the beginning. Though the season ends with a lot of open questions I want to see where they take this. Is the baby evil? Is the pastor right? Where did the gov. go all of a sudden and why? Here's to hopin for a season 3.

Best show on TV. It's the only network show I watch. The cast is awesome and the story is intriguing. Love this show!!!!!

A rubbish American rip-off of the brilliant French TV show 'The Returned'. With hollow acting and badly written story, I highly recommend watching 'The Returned' over this crap.

It starts off slow but as each episode airs, it gets better and better.

A fairly decent show that knows how to keep the audience invested with a well paced mystery and well written and acted characters.

This show is original, well-acted, and overall incredibly suspenseful.

If you haven't seen this yet, you don't know what you're missing! People coming back to the dead as if nothing ever happened. Not zombies. Real people returning after being dead for years. One is even pregnant!

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