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Succession Season 2

  1. close reads
    Every Succession Episode Is a Contained ExplosionThe series turns each hour into a distinct battleground, where characters vying for their own self-interest are also inextricably linked.
  2. spoilers
    Let’s Talk About That Brilliant Succession EndingTurns out a “blood sacrifice” wasn’t the season finale’s big reveal after all.
  3. overnights
    Succession Season Finale Recap: Silent KillerThe finale pays off a long game that goes all the way back to the early episodes of the first season.
  4. killer instinct
    Succession Finale Power Rankings: A Kiss For DaddyThe season draws to a close with a blood sacrifice, a betrayal, and so many hats.
  5. theme to meme
    Why Is the Succession Theme So Meme-able?Short answer: It slaps.
  6. tomelettes
    But Really, How Do You Spell ‘Tomelette and Greggs’?An important Succession investigation.
  7. overnights
    Succession Recap: Capitol AssetsIn the fallout from the cruise scandal, the Roy children prove they’re at their best when called upon to do their worst.
  8. bad plus terrible
    Succession Power Rankings: Let’s Break Some GreggsThe Roy family is like a traveling circus these days, fools everywhere they go!
  9. the dundees
    Succession Power Rankings: This Mite Hurt a LittleThe kids are squabbling over Rhea, Rhea is cozying up to Logan, and Logan’s in his brother’s crosshairs. As least Logan gets a plaque.
  10. overnights
    Succession Recap: Hit It, DJ Squiggle!The mortifying spectacle of an unwelcome tribute celebration reveals the phony mythology that props up the Logan Roy story.
  11. cruise control
    Succession Power Rankings: Burn, Baby, Burn!With the wild card that is the cruises investigation in play, no one is safe.
  12. overnights
    Succession Recap: Parent TrapRhea gives Logan the handcrafted, artisanal betrayal he needs to nullify his promise to Shiv.
  13. if i were a roy
    Succession Power Rankings: Shiv Is Beyoncé. That’s Canon.Thank you, Kendall, for a diss that beautifully backfires.
  14. overnights
    Succession Recap: We Here for YouAmid panels, nature hikes, and $75 Cobb salads, a new threat to the family’s survival emerges.
  15. meet the pierces!
    Succession Power Rankings: Big, Vulgar, and BoisterousAll families are weird and unhappy in their own way, right?
  16. overnights
    Succession Recap: Jury of PierceLogan’s toxic influence is all over the best episode of the season thus far.
  17. just say numbers
    Succession Power Rankings: Executive-Level Business, or SomethingNazis! Safe rooms! Holly Hunter!
  18. overnights
    Succession Recap: Good BoyIn so many ways, the Roy siblings are still children: bratty and tempestuous and spoiled, yes, but also vulnerable and easily wounded.
  19. boar! on! the! floor!
    Succession Power Rankings: But They’re My Pieces of ShitI love these crazy kids!
  20. overnights
    Succession Recap: The Lion’s DenOnce again, Logan has all his children firmly under his thumb, each completely vulnerable to his capriciousness.
  21. overnights
    Succession Season Premiere Recap: Dad’s Plan Is BetterLogan may be committed to running Waystar as a family business, but he’s clearly not confident about his Large Adult Sons and Daughter.