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The Expanse: Season 2 (2017)

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Critic Consensus: The Expanse's second season offers more of the show's excellent signature production values while increasing character development and politically thrilling narratives.

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The second season of the sci-fi drama series opens with the introduction of several Martian military characters, including Bobbie Draper (Frankie Adams), one of the loudest voices promoting war against Earth. Meanwhile, Avasarala (Shohreh Aghdashloo) survives an assassination attempt and ramps up the war between Earth and Mars. On the Rocinante, Holden (Steven Strait) and Miller (Thomas Jane) recover from the radiation poisoning they got on Eros and decide to store the dangerous Protomolecule in an abandoned asteroid mine for future study. Together with Fred Johnson (Chad L. Coleman), Holden and Miller go on a mission to avenge the Eros genocide, only to make a disturbing discovery: An interplanetary conspiracy is trying to control the Protomolecule and use it as a weapon against alien life forces—and the genocide on Eros was the result of a deployment test! Their mission becomes that of finding a way to stop the conspirators once and for all, by any means necessary.

Cast

Thomas Jane
as Detective Miller
Shohreh Aghdashloo
as Chrisjen Avasarala
Cas Anvar
as Alex Kamal
Dominique Tipper
as Naomi Nagata
Wes Chatham
as Amos Burton
Jonathan Banks
as Executive Officer
Paulo Costanzo
as Shed Garvey
Chad L. Coleman
as Fred Johnson
Jared Harris
as Anderson Dawes
Jay Hernandez
as Dimitri Havelock
Frankie Adams
as Bobbie Draper
Shawn Doyle
as Sadavir Errinwright
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Critic Reviews for The Expanse: Season 2

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (4)

The show's epic scope... remains intact, as well as its always impressive production values and effects. But there's more focus to the first four episodes of the season than expected, thanks to more of the characters uniting in proximity to similar goals.

February 2, 2017 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

If well-researched science fiction is your bag, season two of The Expanse is sure to thrill, confound, and delight in equal measure. Just make sure you're paying attention.

February 3, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Now that we know who's behind most of the mysterious events, and trying to instigate war, The Expanse has a chance to be even better now in its second season.

February 3, 2017 | Rating: 8.5/10 | Full Review…

Unburdened with introductory world building and backed by surefooted writing, The Expanse returns as thrilling and intriguing as ever in a second season that packs just enough of a timely political wallop.

February 2, 2017 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

Whether viewers come for the political intrigue, the space battles, or the character drama, there's pretty much something for everyone.

February 2, 2017 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

It all adds up to one of the best sci-fi shows on TV at the moment.

February 2, 2017 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Expanse: Season 2

½

StevieS.

Super Reviewer

½

The writing and acting pitfalls from Season 1 unfortunately continued into this season. On the other hand, the characters got a bit more complex and the story became a bit more exciting. They better up their game in Season 3!!

EdK.

Super Reviewer

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