Casual: Season 2

Casual: Season 2

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A dysfunctional family tries to help each other navigate the modern dating scene. Recent divorcee Tara and her bachelor brother coach each other through the crazy world of dating (on-line and off), while living under the same roof again for the second time and raising her teenage daughter.

2016Rating: TV-MAUSACasual Productions, Right of Way Films
Comedy

Episodes

EPISODE 2.1

Phase 3

Alex's troubling new obsession leads Valerie to take matters into... More her own hands. Laura investigates switching high schools.

EPISODE 2.10

Reunion

Valerie and Jack indulge their fantasies at a hotel. Alex... More adjusts to his new life with Sarah. Laura and Spencer screen a series of teen romance films.

EPISODE 2.11

Death and Taxes

Valerie must spend time with Drew and their accountant; Alex... More turns to therapy; Laura helps Spencer with tough decisions.

EPISODE 2.12

40

Alex makes plans for Valerie's 40th birthday; Drew and Valerie... More revisit a place that is special to them; Laura makes a decision regarding Spencer.

EPISODE 2.13

The Great Unknown

A family crisis brings Valerie, Alex and Laura together.

EPISODE 2.2

Trivial Pursuit

Alex embraces his new role as Laura's teacher but his... More methods are questionable. Valerie reaches out to old friends and makes an unsettling discovery.

EPISODE 2.3

Such Good Friends

Valerie tries to take her friendship with fellow therapist Jennifer... More to the next level. Alex considers an offer from a venture capitalist to keep Snooger from going under. Laura considers joining a homeschool study group.

EPISODE 2.4

Big Green Egg

Alex hosts a dinner for his new business partner Jordan,... More only to be confronted with someone from his past. Valerie joins Jennifer for Game Night with her friends. Laura gets to know one of the girls from her home school group.

EPISODE 2.5

Bicycle Thieves

Valerie considers her fertility options after a visit with her... More doctor. Alex reexamines a relationship with an ex-girlfriend. Laura and Aubrey bond over a secret.

EPISODE 2.6

100 Cows

Valerie is set up with Jennifer's friend, but her mind... More is on another person; Alex hopes to impress Sarah with an engagement present; Laura's friendship with Aubrey gets personal.

EPISODE 2.7

Threesomes

Valerie must choose between two very different men; Alex's relationship... More with a young co-worker draws attention; Laura and Aubrey present an irresistible offer to Spencer.

EPISODE 2.8

The Magpie

After Sarah and Jordan's engagement party, Alex's personal and professional... More lives collide; Valerie reconsiders her decision; Laura's interest in Spencer results in complications.

EPISODE 2.9

The Lake

Alex and Jordan battle over the future of Snooger; drama... More at home overshadows Valerie's trip with Jack; Laura wants to visit Spencer in the hospital, but encounters a problem.

Casual: Season 2 | Reviews

87%15 reviews

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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The Guardian

The Guardian

What people really come for is the comedy, and it’s as sharp as ever...

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Lehmann’s character-specific writing paired with Jason Reitman’s intimate direction (for the first two episodes), further establish the deeper connection between programme and audience.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

The overarching theme of Casual, and the foundation for both its extraordinary humour and its poignancy, is that contemporary life is increasingly challenging.

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Vulture

Vulture

Casual season two is a more nuanced, funnier examination of contemporary relationships than it was in its first season...

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

The acting is fantastic across the board and the writing consistently sharp and irreverent.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Season two proves emphatically (having seen six of the 13) that the first was no fluke.

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Vox

Vox

It’s an unfunny comedy about dumb, sad white people, but it has some interesting things to say about loneliness.

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Decider

Decider

It’s just as intensely and surprisingly magnetic as ever.

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Casual: Season 2 | Release Details

Casual: Season 2 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Netflix.