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United States of Tara: Season 2 (2010)




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Tara (Toni Collette) becomes more aware of her past through the manifestation of a new alternative personality of therapist Shoshana Schoenbaum in the second season of "United States of Tara." After a period of peace and treatment with new medication for her dissociative identity disorder, Tara is disturbed to discover that her alters are back when Buck has an affair with the local barmaid. Max (John Corbett) embarks on a remodeling project when the Gregsons surprisingly inherit a neighbor's house after he commits suicide. Charmaine (Rosemarie DeWitt) has more than marriage on her mind after she accepts a proposal from Nick (Matthew Del Negro) and moves in with her sister, hiding a big secret. Marshall (Keir Gilchrist) experiments with dating a girl, while Kate (Brie Larson) finds fame online. By season's end, Tara has another new alter, the childlike Chicken.


Toni Collette
as Tara Gregson
John Corbett
as Max Gregson
Brie Larson
as Kate Gregson
Keir Gilchrist
as Marshall Gregson
Rosemarie DeWitt
as Charmaine Craine
Nathan Corddry
as Gene Stuart
Zosia Mamet
as Courtney
Chris Pisano
as News Reporter
Kevin Gould
as Jock No. 1
Cynthia Rube
as Real Estate Agent
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Critic Reviews for United States of Tara: Season 2

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (5)

The show seems to be making more of an effort to learn from its mistakes.

March 22, 2010 | Full Review…

An addictive show, with great cast, excellent writing.

March 22, 2010 | Rating: A | Full Review…
Top Critic

The writers also manage to mine some humor out of the other story arcs because if they can at least keep me chuckling, coupled with Collette's performance, I'm willing to stick around despite not being pulled in by the storylines as much as I'd like.

June 19, 2018 | Full Review…

The show feels like it's grasping to keep the drama of Tara's situation at a suitably heightened level while other character story arcs feel more believable.

March 22, 2010 | Full Review…

The dialogue has bite and is often viciously funny.

March 22, 2010 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Based on its promising first season, "Tara's" second go-round is the bigger disappointment.

March 22, 2010 | Full Review…
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