The Letdown: Season 2
August 9, 2019 1:11 PM - Season 2 (Full Season) - Subscribe

New mom Audrey continues in the pathos of early parenthood. Australian series on Netflix.

Finding one’s calling after motherhood; abortion; collective shame and expectations of modern mothers.
posted by St. Peepsburg (3 comments total)
 
This season, Audrey comes across as very self centered, judgemental, and uncaring. The focus on her other friends was a good decision because they are all more fun to watch. I was really happy to see her friend's new dress shoes were paying off. I like his new career and he seems to be good at it!
I also really want to move to Adelaide now despite knowing nothing real about it.
posted by Acari at 8:43 PM on August 10


I feel like I'm primed to like this show and relate to Audrey- I watched the first season while on maternity leave with my son (who was a lot more like Audrey's baby than Sophie's. Except he cried more.), and the second season right after he turned one.

I agree that Audrey's behavior (especially toward Jeremy) was a bit cringey. But I still really enjoyed it and found some catharsis, and am sad that I won't get to spend any more time with these characters.
posted by twoporedomain at 8:48 PM on August 20


Yes, these characters are very relatable. The concept is unique, and (for me) needed. I'm sorry that I left a negative comment at the start of the thread, because I was hoping for people to talk about the struggles in this season. Audrey (and others) went through some tough stuff!
posted by Acari at 5:59 AM on August 21


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