Treme: Season 2

Treme: Season 2

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From creators David Simon and Eric Overmyer (The Wire), this drama series follows residents of New Orleans as they try to rebuild their unique community in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. More

Stars Khandi Alexander (Scandal), Rob Brown (Blindspot), Kim Dickens (Fear the Walking Dead), and John Goodman.

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2011Rating: TV-MAUSABlown Deadline Productions
Drama

Episodes

EPISODE 2.1

Accentuate the Positive

New Orleans' recovery continues as Season 2 begins on Nov.... More 1, 2006, 14 months after Hurricane Katrina, but the rise in crime gives Colson and the police department all they can handle. Meanwhile, Sofia's emotional distance worries Toni; Albert must find a new place to stay; Annie returns from a national tour; and Delmond debuts his new album in New York, where Janette works in a trendy restaurant. The Dirty Dozen Brass Band perform.

EPISODE 2.10

That's What Lovers Do

Janette gets a new nickname; Toni relies on Colson for... More another favor; Sonny finds an unlikely reason to go to the docks; Antoine pays a price for his on-stage antics; Albert and Delmond travel to make their record.

EPISODE 2.11

Do Watcha Wanna

Jazz Fest takes center stage in New Orleans, giving Treme... More residents a welcome respite from a challenging year.

EPISODE 2.5

Slip Away

Lt. Colson worries about the quality of the police department's... More investigations as citizens and activists prepare for an anti-violence march in January 2007. Meanwhile, Aunt Mimi helps Davis woo a rapper for their CD sampler; Harley encourages Annie to start writing her own songs; Nelson and Ligouri take the next step in New Orleans' redevelopment; Delmond searches for an elusive sound; Albert gets fed up with red tape; and Janette hopes her New York connections can land her a new job.

EPISODE 2.6

Feels Like Rain

News of Jacques' troubles reaches Janette; Nelson does a favor... More for Oliver Thomas; Antoine names a deputy. Also: performances by John Hiatt; and Henry Butler.

EPISODE 2.7

Carnival Time

As Carnival arrives in New Orleans, Albert unveils his new... More plumage, and Delmond discovers a new sound; Annie heads to a rural celebration with Harley, while Davis looks for an alibi to party in town; Hidalgo combines business with pleasure on a Zulu float; Toni and Sofia struggle with their memories of Creighton; Antoine club-hops with his sons, while LaDonna avoids the fracas; and Cornell offers Sonny a second chance away from all the revelry; in New York, Chef Ripert gives Janette time off to attend to personal business and Fat Tuesday

EPISODE 2.8

Can I Change My Mind?

Davis' band debuts, but Annie is hesitant to perform her... More new song. Meanwhile, Delmond runs his fusion sound by Dr. John; Nelson makes a deal with the city; Sofia falls in with the wrong crowd; and Janette mulls moving to a less intense job. Performers include Susan Cowsill and Leroy Jones.

EPISODE 2.9

What is New Orleans?

Davis is upstaged by an up-and-coming rapper; Albert's attention to... More detail irks Delmond; Nelson makes the best of a frustrating situation; Toni questions murder witnesses; Colson moves to the homicide division; LaDonna faces a difficult choice; Annie experiences the good and bad of New Orleans; Antoine changes his tune on his teaching gig. Cowritten by George Pelecanos and David Simon.

EPISODE 2.2

Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky

Despite her reluctance to take on new cases, Toni helps... More a Massachusetts man who wants to know what happened to his son after Katrina. Meanwhile, Albert plans to cook a Thanksgiving turkey whether or not he has a place to do it; Annie learns the quirks of Davis' music-cataloging system; Antoine considers forming his own band; and Nelson gets acquainted with the local business community.

Treme: Season 2 | Reviews

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Independent

Independent

If the first series was a bit of a slow-burner, this second series packs a lot more punch...

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Time Magazine

Time Magazine

The second season... will probably not change minds among lovers or haters.

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Boston Globe

Boston Globe

The show returns with the same energy and focus as before...

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Salon

Salon

The show's sense of place is extraordinary, its confident unhurriedness is admirable, and its use of music is routinely astonishing.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

It’s the rare show that gets better the more it stews in its own juices.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

Though familiarity has washed away a little of (the) magic... Treme’s second season is still an eye-opening, character-bursting work of TV art.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

If the first few episodes are any indication, (it's) tighter, even more evocative and as lush and lovingly constructed as possible when conveying the plight of the forgotten.

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Treme: Season 2 | Release Details

Treme: Season 2 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Neon.