Second Chance: Season 1 (2016)


Season 1
Second Chance

Critics Consensus

Second Chance boasts a few interesting ideas and Robert Kazinsky's game performance, but there aren't enough functioning parts in what's ultimately yet another mediocre take on the Frankenstein myth.

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Critic Ratings: 27

89%

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User Ratings: 167
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Episodes

1
Air date: Jan 13, 2016
2
Air date: Jan 20, 2016
3
Air date: Jan 27, 2016
4
Air date: Feb 5, 2016
5
Air date: Feb 12, 2016
6
Air date: Feb 19, 2016
7
Air date: Feb 26, 2016
8
Air date: Mar 4, 2016
9
Air date: Mar 11, 2016
10
Air date: Mar 18, 2016
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Cast

Robert Kazinsky
as Jimmy Pritchard
Tim DeKay
as Duval Pritchard
Ciara Bravo
as Gracie Pritchard
Amanda Detmer
as Helen Pritchard
Carmen Moore
as Agent Sue Adair
Philip Baker Hall
as Old Man Pritchard
Robyn Edwards
as FBI Agent
Adán Canto
as Connor Graff
Alison Araya
as Gloria Mundy
Adam DiMarco
as Asher Davis
Martin Donovan
as Duke Daniels
Chris Cope
as Young Pritchard
Doron Bell
as FBI Agent #1
Chris Cope
as Young Pritchard
Rick Peters
as Dr. Pete Lesuer
Breckin Meyer
as Wally Luskin
Jenna Romanin
as Bobbi Sena
Rod Hallett
as Hart Hawkins
Preston Vanderslice
as Malcolm Sprague
Preston Vanderslice
as Malcolm Sprague
Mädchen Amick
as Joan Solodar
John McIntosh
as Agent Bech
Natalie Grace
as Kelly Crane
Michael Rogers
as Mellenburg
Chad Riley
as Carl Trask
Alex Rose
as Cranston
Adam Dietrich
as Jittery Burglar
Paolo Maiolo
as King County Deputy
Sean Carey
as Dr. Pearson
Haigan Day
as Margot Mallory
Leo Rano
as Reese
Maggie Parks
as Lululemon Jogger #1
Dean Redman
as C.O. Biggs
Mig Macario
as Charlie
Piers Morgan
as Piers Morgan
Steve Baran
as Garodnick
Kevin Tran
as Babar Qureshi
J. Douglas Stewart
as Joan's Lawyer
Amaree Samnani
as Young Otto Goodwin
Alvin Sanders
as Uncle Jack
Ryan Beil
as Alan Zedmore
Jia Bains
as Young Mary Goodwin
Mark Gash
as Dr. Lee
Parm Soor
as Father Goodwin
Maxwell Yip
as Doorman
Camillia Mahal
as Mother Goodwin
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News & Interviews for Second Chance: Season 1

Critic Reviews for Second Chance Season 1

All Critics (27) | Top Critics (12)

In the era of Peak TV (to use a handy if largely meaningless phrase), a series needs something more than an attractive, charming lead to stand out from the pack - even if that lead is as attractive and charismatic as Kazinsky.

Jan 14, 2016 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The Frankenstein riff Second Chance is one of those distinctively Fox-network science-fiction shows that has a brain and an eccentric spirit but mostly keeps it hidden beneath conventional elements.

Jan 14, 2016 | Full Review…

Kazinsky gives this some spark. Otherwise, it can feel like a '70s cop show brought back from - you guessed it! - the dead.

Jan 12, 2016 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

It so far still deserves the benefit of the doubt, with a compelling opening episode that should leave many viewers in the mood for more.

Jan 12, 2016 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Top Critic

It's shocking that a show with this much talent involved in 2016 could be this ineffective, this inept and this awful.

Jan 11, 2016 | Full Review…

Second Chance is preposterous, silly, and forgettable. But it never takes itself too seriously and it flows along at a good pace. Take it or leave it.

Jan 12, 2016 | Full Review…

Second Chance, which I'm sorry to say isn't worth a second look.

Jan 14, 2016 | Full Review…

Imbued with the kind of high tech razzle-dazzle networks prefer, I was surprised how entertained I was by its premiere. I'd watch another episode.

Jan 13, 2016 | Full Review…

Second Chance, a new Fox drama that puts a clumsily updated spin on the timeless Frankenstein saga, with a storyline and character roster that are unlikely to prompt anyone, anywhere, to shout, "It's ALIVE!"

Jan 13, 2016 | Full Review…

Second Chance isn't worth a first look.

Jan 13, 2016 | Full Review…

It's not that Second Chance is offensively bad television. It's just... there.

Jan 13, 2016 | Full Review…

A stone-cold corpse of a drama that's sorely missing the lightning (and even middling execution) it needs to come to life.

Jan 13, 2016 | Rating: 2/10 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Second Chance: Season 1

  • Nov 24, 2017
    Love Love Love this season. We want another one!!!!! And Mary's wardrobe is GOALS!!!
  • Jul 01, 2017
    Reminded me of the mentalist in a good sort of way
  • May 01, 2017
    Okey, so starting off with the first episodes - it started good and I think the series had a good concept. The thing that I personally think killed the series is that there was no excitement for the next episode. Everything that usually has 4-5 episode build up happened in one episode. The actors were great and I give no hard critique upon them. I just watch the antire series in one sitting and I really like that they gave the show an open ending. I dont feel like I need a season 2 and the feeling I have after I have watched the show is kinda like "ait, thats another mini series that I liked, and i propably will watch one more time in a year or so"
  • Apr 23, 2017
    i saw it and i am very sad that this series was cancelled. I really liked it
  • Jun 15, 2016
    Great show! Started watching it last night as I was looking for something different to watch. I would recommend for others.
  • Jun 14, 2016
    Amazing Series, you won't regret watching if you like to see action!
  • Jun 11, 2016
    This was a very neat and good series. really sorry another bunch of tv execs cant tell a good thing.
  • May 28, 2016
    Good premise, Bad execution
  • Apr 08, 2016
    Wish there will be a season 2!! For once, there's an intelligent show to watch on TV.
  • Apr 06, 2016
    This show gets better and better

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