Revenge: Season 2 (2012 - 2013)

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Revenge

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Episodes

1
Air date: Sep 30, 2012
2
Air date: Oct 7, 2012
3
Air date: Oct 14, 2012
4
Air date: Oct 21, 2012
5
Air date: Oct 28, 2012
6
Air date: Nov 4, 2012
7
Air date: Nov 11, 2012
8
Air date: Nov 25, 2012
9
Air date: Dec 2, 2012
10
Air date: Jan 6, 2013
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In the second series of this mystery, Emily (Emily VanCamp) returns to the Hamptons to continue her mission and, much to her surprise, people from her past show up there as well. Aiden Mathis (Barry Sloane), a fellow former student of Takeda's, arrives to help Emily and as he also completes his own revenge plan concerning his sister's abduction. Before long, he and Emily rekindle the flame they had years ago. Also resurfacing: Emily's mother, Kara (Jennifer Jason Leigh), who was long thought dead; and one of Emily's foster siblings, Eli (Collins Pennie). Emily of course reconnects with many familiar faces, including parents-to-be Jack (Nick Wechsler) and Amanda (Margarita Levieva); and Nolan (Gabriel Mann), who strikes up a romance with his company's new CFO. Victoria (Madeleine Stowe) is less than thrilled to see Emily back, but she and Conrad (Henry Czerny) have bigger problems—namely, the Initiative, a shady group that's helped them in the past and to which they're indebted. As the series progresses, the Initiative grows greedier with their requests, and they're not above threatening to kill Daniel (Josh Bowman) if the Graysons don't co-operate.

Cast

Emily VanCamp
as Emily Thorne
Madeleine Stowe
as Victoria Grayson
Gabriel Mann
as Nolan Ross
Henry Czerny
as Conrad Grayson
Ashley Madekwe
as Ashley Davenport
Nick Wechsler
as Jack Porter
Josh Bowman
as Daniel Grayson
Christa B. Allen
as Charlotte Grayson
Connor Paolo
as Declan Porter
Barry Sloane
as Aiden Mathis
Dilshad Vadsaria
as Padma Lahari
Margarita Levieva
as Amanda Clarke
JR Bourne
as Kenny Ryan
Jennifer Jason Leigh
as Kara Wallace Clarke
Maggie Mae Reid
as Assistant
Roger Bart
as Mason Treadwell
Grace Fulton
as Young Victoria
James Tupper
as David Clarke
Jonathan Adams
as Matt Duncan
Emily Alyn Lind
as Young Amanda
Jessica Tuck
as Alison Stoddard
Michael Nardelli
as Trey Chandler
Dylan Walsh
as Jason Prosser
Alyvia Alyn Lind
as Amanda (Age 5)
Kendall Clement
as Insurance Adjuster
Brian Lally
as Security Guard No. 1
Myra Turley
as Sister Rebecca Gallagher
Ben Bode
as Dean Todd Walton
Amanda Brooks
as Young Marion
Marcos De La Cruz
as Det. Durand
Guy Nardulli
as Security Guard No. 2
Bruno Amato
as Fred Harris
Brian Goodman
as Carl Porter
Donna Rusch
as Newscaster No. 1
Michael Tennant
as Wes Rogers
Sherri Saum
as Donna Carlisle
Brandon Keener
as Evan Spradlin
Joaquim de Almeida
as Salvador Grobet
Clare Carey
as Patricia Barnes
Bill Seward
as Newscaster No. 2
Geoffrey Pierson
as Judge Robert Barnes
Marc Istook
as Newscaster No. 3
Eric Zuckerman
as Tom Mullen
Christina Chang
as Carrie Thurgood
Jay Seals
as Eddie Solomon
Lindsey Haun
as Foster Mom
Gemma Massot
as Colleen
Kate Herman
as Sloane Hanover
Dendrie Taylor
as Meredith Hayward
Nate Gill
as Rocco
Alejandro Furth
as Inspector
Anjul Nigam
as Zahir Lahari
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Critic Reviews for Revenge Season 2

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (4)

I, for one, would welcome a soap opera that involved a working-class young woman working to seriously take down some corrupt element of the financial system in America. Revenge ain't that.

Sep 30, 2012 | Full Review…
Top Critic

This year it has felt weighed down by a lackluster plot and uneven storytelling... But within a few episodes it became painfully clear that last year's razor-sharp plotting was absent.

Feb 13, 2019 | Full Review…

The heart of the show remains the same, and is even growing stronger as the episodes tick along.

Sep 30, 2012 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Top Critic

The premiere felt a little disappointing: more like a reshuffling of last season's cards than a re-energizing.

Sep 30, 2012 | Full Review…

It's [an] uneven second season.

Feb 13, 2019 | Full Review…

The fact that it's all been dipped in an extra layer of darkness, foreboding and gloom just gives the show a new, exciting feel.

Feb 13, 2019 | Full Review…

Emily continues to be strong, heroic, beautiful... but at this point we can all agree, she is just not effective at actually getting revenge.

Feb 13, 2019 | Full Review…

Talk about your sophomore slumps.

Aug 20, 2013 | Full Review…

The ridiculously convoluted and overly complicated stuff is what makes "Revenge" juicy, if not logical, fun.

Sep 30, 2012 | Full Review…

It was a terrific premiere that left you glued to the screen, guessing and hungry for more, with plenty of eye candy and laughs to boot.

Sep 30, 2012 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Revenge: Season 2

  • Nov 20, 2013
    The tantalizing television series Revenge delivers a thrilling second season full of mind-blowing twists and turns. Picking up several months after the Season 1 finale, Emily Thorne renews her quest for revenge against those who setup up and betrayed her father, and comes to discover that the conspiracy reaches beyond the Grayson family; meanwhile Nolan's company come under attack in an attempt to gain control of a secret virus program that could be used as a weapon. The season has some rough patches where it transitions between the main story arcs, but it finishes exceptionally strong. And, recurring guest stars Jennifer Jason Leigh and Michael Trucco make for intriguing new characters. While it may be a little cheesy and trashy at times, Revenge's second season is incredibly entertaining and fun to watch.
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  • Oct 07, 2014
    A little bit of a slow start, but gets in full gear towards the second half of the season and back on track.
  • May 19, 2014
    Too many flashbacks, but tons of suspense. The ultimate guilty pleasure. Very Dynasty-esque, as opposed to Bravo reality tv.
  • Dec 09, 2013
    This season jumped the shark for me. I had to bail after a few episodes.

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