The Affair - Season 2, Episode 1 - Rotten Tomatoes


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Episode Info

Season 2 begins with Noah and Helen attempting to conduct amicable divorce proceedings, but complications bring about inescapable conflict. Meanwhile, surprising developments in Helen's life lead to unexpected emotions.


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The Affair seems to have given up on its more gimmicky leanings-sure, it still has that differing viewpoints thing, but now it's in service of shading in character dimensions instead of confusing the plot.

October 5, 2015 | Full Review…

After the first season's packed finale, Sunday's episode settles down, takes a breath, and slowwwwws down. That's absolutely an auspicious and necessary development.

October 5, 2015 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

This season, not only is it clear that an objective truth will never present itself, but that the show is a much more complicated beast.

October 5, 2015 | Rating: B | Full Review…

The first episode is a bit of a slow burn with a WTF moment at the end, yet it teases a season that will likely bring all the players to the forefront--and maybe even those you least expect.

September 1, 2017 | Full Review…

Showtime's highly acclaimed The Affair thunders its way to a stellar opening with the season 2 premiere.

October 5, 2015 | Full Review…

Finally, a new perspective on the story has been introduced into the mix.

October 5, 2015 | Rating: 4.3/5 | Full Review…

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