Under the Dome: Season 2 (2014)



Critic Consensus: Though it reins in some of the first season's absurdity and shows potential for improvement, Under the Dome's second season still feels like a ride with no closure.


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Air date: Jun 30, 2014
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Season 2 of the sci-fi drama (based on Stephen King's novel of the same name) about a town that is cut off from the rest of the world by a gigantic transparent dome begins with the citizens of Chester's Mill discovering that the Dome is magnetised. Making matters worse is the town's rapidly declining food supply. The situation becomes so dire that Big Jim (Dean Norris) and Rebecca (Karla Crome) propose the extreme measure of population control. Additional woes include a massive dust storm and acid rain that threatens everyone it touches. But a glimmer of hope shines when a mysterious tunnel is located under the town that could possibly prove to be an escape route. Mike Vogel, Rachelle Lefevre and Eddie Cahill also star.


Mike Vogel
as Dale "Barbie" Barbara
Rachelle Lefevre
as Julia Shumway
Dean Norris
as James "Big Jim" Rennie
Eddie Cahill
as Sam Verdreaux
Nicholas Strong
as Phil Bushey
Karla Crome
as Rebecca Pine
Aisha Hinds
as Carolyn Hill
Dale Raoul
as Andrea Grinell
Beth Broderick
as Rose Twitchell
Natalie Martinez
as Deputy Linda
Grace Victoria Cox
as Melanie Cross
John Elvis
as Ben Drake
Estes Tarver
as Tom Tilden
Brett Cullen
as Don Barbara
Hannah Black
as Young Pauline
Reide Hale
as Young Lyle
Samantha Mathis
as Alice Calvert
Brody Rose
as Little Boy
Matt McHugh
as Farmer Killian
Jeff Fahey
as Sheriff Duke
Erika Hayes
as News Anchor
Stephen King
as Diner Patron
Ned Bellamy
as Reverend Coggins
Bryant Prince
as Aidan Tilden
Angelina Cortez
as National Guardswoman
Curt Willis
as Soldier
Ben P. Jensen
as Henchman
Susan Williams
as Receptionist
Austin Stack
as Young Junior
Samantha Worthen
as Scared Miller
Brennon Olsen
as 8-Year-Old Barbie
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Critic Reviews for Under the Dome Season 2

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (5)

Fans of Dome, and there are many, have never expected the acting to reach award-level, largely because of the dialogue, and hey, a lot of times it's more entertaining that way.

Jun 30, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

For those who hung in, and may be considering heading back Under, there are glimmers of hope for season two.

Jun 30, 2014 | Full Review…

Poor, silly Dome has been breeding like a drunken rabbit. Does anyone else have an itchy trigger finger yet?

Jun 27, 2014 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

Under the Dome has assuredly stepped back into its place as one of the most frustrating and dim-witted shows on television.

Jul 1, 2014 | Full Review…

Under the Dome is definitely going for a new "no one is safe" vibe. Though it would help of any of the characters who were no longer safe were characters I actually care about.

Jul 1, 2014 | Rating: 5/10 | Full Review…

At least it's not a lame reality show or a procedural rerun.

Jun 27, 2014 | Full Review…

Under the Dome has taken itself so seriously and yet it's one of the most nonsensical primetime shows to ever survive more than three episodes.

Sep 30, 2014 | Rating: C- | Full Review…

The way certain skeptics feel about climate change is the way I feel about the dome -- and everything under it. I just don't buy Under the Dome on any level. I think the story is a shambles and the concept is dumb.

Jun 30, 2014 | Full Review…

Ultimately, the premiere -- while moving along briskly enough -- doesn't add much of anything to the audience's understanding of the show's fundamental mystery.

Jun 26, 2014 | Full Review…
Top Critic

I couldn't be happier that this show is back.

Jul 7, 2014 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Under the Dome: Season 2

Season 2 of Under the Dome was quite a disappointment with a ridiculous plot and random violence that served no purpose.


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