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A Matter of Geography

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Critic Consensus: "A Matter of Geography" gives season two of The Leftovers better context by re-introducing the Garvey family and deepening the connection to Miracle, Texas.

Episode Info

Nora gets an offer on her house from an unlikely buyer with a morbid curiosity, but the money could come in handy when she and Jill are on board with Kevin's impulsive suggestion to leave Mapleton behind.

Cast

Justin Theroux
as Kevin Garvey
Amy Brenneman
as Laurie Garvey
Carrie Coon
as Nora Durst
Ann Dowd
as Patti Levin
Margaret Qualley
as Jill Garvey
Janel Moloney
as Mary Jamison
Regina King
as Erika Murphy
Chris Zylka
as Tom Garvey
Kevin Carroll
as John Murphy
Jovan Adepo
as Michael Murphy
Jasmin Savoy Brown
as Evie Murphy
Turk Pipkin
as Pillar Man
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Critic reviews for A Matter of Geography

If the season two premiere confused fans of The Leftovers, the second episode should be seen as very satisfying.

October 13, 2015 | Full Review…

Well, we're back on the Garvey family, but it's a new and improved Garvey family.

October 12, 2015 | Rating: B | Full Review…

"A Matter of Geography" turned back the clock two-plus months, right back to the moment when Nora discovered Holy Wayne's baby on the Garveys' porch, and Kevin and Jill and their new pooch came back to a place that almost felt like a home.

October 12, 2015 | Full Review…

Theroux does an outstanding job of conveying just how haunted and needy Kevin is without going too over the top.

October 12, 2015 | Full Review…

This was a fantastic hour of the series.

October 12, 2015 | Rating: 4.8/5 | Full Review…

That might be what's so interesting about the second episode: it offers a peek behind the curtain that was put up last week.

October 12, 2015 | Full Review…

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