The Gifted: unMoored
October 2, 2018 7:06 PM - Season 2, Episode 2 - Subscribe

Thunderbird contacts a mutant lawyer who recruited him to the Underground years ago, hoping she can help him find the Inner Circle...

Lauren and Andy have a shared dream, which distracts Andy from his training and prompts Reeva to consider cutting her losses with him, which, in turn, makes Andy second-guess his separation from his sister. Meanwhile, Reed must keep a huge secret from the group and Jace picks up the mutants' trail again.

Den of Geek review - The Gifted Season 2 picks up speed with a second episode that prioritizes emotion over action.

EW recap - Wrestling with guilt

TV Fanatic review
posted by oh yeah! (7 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
Solid episode. Competent storytelling that seems to be setting up every major character for some kind of break from their closest relation or other type of internal/psychological/personal identity crisis.

I don't really have a lot of insightful commentary to offer, but I'm glad the show is back, and back comparatively early (at least to other things I watch). It's nice to having something new to look forward to on the schedule.
posted by sardonyx at 7:59 PM on October 2 [3 favorites]


Yeah, I don't know that I have anything interesting to say either - I'm just glad it's back, and I'm sure I'll find it a nice contrast once the DC-CWverse starts up again next week, so I'll keep posting threads.
posted by oh yeah! at 8:20 PM on October 2 [2 favorites]


That was a good emotional break from the action. The show really knows when to pull back just enough.
posted by numaner at 4:23 PM on October 4 [1 favorite]


one gripe: I had forgotten that this is one of those literally "dark" shows. Where i have to shift my monitor a bit to even see anything in the dark scenes. I guess I have that to be annoyed about with all the shows returning this fall, like Arrow, Supernatural, The Magicians, etc.
posted by numaner at 12:39 AM on October 5


I know this is apropos of nothing, but I loved the sunglasses the cuckoos were wearing. There was some really strong character styling going on in this episode.
posted by sardonyx at 6:37 PM on October 5


I love Lorna's new hair, but when did she find the time to grow it out and darken it?
posted by jenfullmoon at 10:24 PM on October 6


it's been like 6 months right? maybe that's enough time?
posted by numaner at 12:22 AM on October 7


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